This position is responsible for the oversight and security of an outpatient and offsite location of any assigned shift to provide support and maintain a secured environment for our staff, physicians, patients and visitors. The Senior Security officer must be knowledgeable of the unique security department operations at the Medical Center and be willing and able to step in and operate independently to assist multiple areas and departments. The Senior Officer will assist Department Administration and on-site property managers in the management of the patient property and investigation functions.
The Senior Security Officer performs security services for offsite Medical Center facilities and locations. This position performs public and patient safety functions including ensuring property is secured by patrolling buildings and grounds, staffing fixed security posts, monitoring persons entering and leaving facilities, monitoring cameras, and security and alarm systems. This position responds to emergencies as part of their regular responsibilities and are required to maintain specific levels of training and knowledge relating to the various property they secure. Assists in overseeing and managing patient property and valuables, the investigation of patient property losses or thefts, Medical Center thefts, and employee accidents assigned to the Security Department for follow up. The Senior Officer ensures complete and accurate reports with recommendations, as appropriate, are submitted following all investigations. Reports Public Safety and Security concerns and performs all other security department functions as necessary.
For Hire: per CCS
High school diploma or equivalent certificate; must have no felony, drug or sexual-related criminal convictions; valid Ohio drivers license; eligibility for faithful performance bond is required; must pass health standards and requirements passed by department prior to appointment; must serve 12 months probationary period from date of employment.
Position requires employee to be able to move rapidly from one location to another through entire medical complex. Employee will be in contact with all levels of staff plus patients from all walks of life and must be able to communicate effectively and professionally. Employee will be required to be either standing or walking constantly in performing the function of the position. Occasionally to frequently will be required to run to expedite movement and to climb or descend stairs. Visual acuity to observe situation both near and far through a wide range of vision, is a constant requirement. Employee is required to act independently or in concert with others in restraining, physically holding, or detaining patients, visitors or other employees on an occasional basis. Must be able to lift or support 50% of body weight. Employee must have and be able to maintain a Valid Ohio Drivers License. Must be certified and able to perform CPR and give first aid.
Position requires being exposed to abusive and violent patients, visitors, employees in the medical complex. May be exposed to potentially infectious diseases. Be able to function calmly in very stressful situations. Be able to demonstrate physical fitness, agility and dexterity. Be able to operate and use department issued equipment. Be able to work rotating schedules. May be exposed to bad weather. Because our hospitals never close, all Health System and James employees are deemed essential. Be certified and able to perform CPR give first aid.
There is a 12 month probationary period for the Senior Security Officer position. Must pass ongoing training on the use of a Taser.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
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