Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.
Proudly serving as Minnesota's children's hospital since 1924, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, is the eighth-largest pediatric health care organization in the U.S. Each year, Children's provides care through nearly 13,000 inpatient visits and more than 200,000 emergency room and other outpatient visits. An independent, not-for-profit health care provider, Children's has 319 staffed hospital beds and services available in all major pediatric specialties: emergency care; newborn and pediatric intensive care; outpatient and inpatient surgery; diagnostic services, including radiology and laboratory; and special programs in the areas of respiratory, cardiology, cancer, premature birth, adolescent development, child abuse, and epilepsy. In addition to our Minneapolis and St. Paul Campuses, Children's also includes Children's West, a pediatric care center in Minnetonka offering same-day surgery as well as diagnostic, rehabilitative, and developmental outpatient services; Children's - Roseville, an outpatient pediatric rehabilitation center; and Children's Clinics - Woodwinds, pediatric specialty clinics at the Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury.
The Security Officer position is responsible for the day to day activities of ensuring a safe and secure Children's campus. The Security Officer will maintain a safe environment through patrol of the hospital, grounds and outlying buildings. Security Officers will respond to all calls for service; both emergency and non- emergency as they occur or in order of importance. The Security Officer's core role is to promote a safe environment for patients, visitors and hospital employees.
DHS Background Study Required? Yes
License/Certification/Registration required: *Must be able to successfully pass background checks of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA). *Must complete and pass Use of Force and Defensive Tactics training within 30 days of hire. *Must complete and pass Basic Life Support (BLS) and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training within 90 days of hire. *Must be able to wear respiratory protection (N-95 respirator, full face respirator and PAPR), be fit tested and able to pass respirator physical.
Education: *High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: *Prior experience responding and intervening in emergency situations such as crisis de-escalation, intervention, detainment of suspects, reporting and investigating incidents, and enforcing organizational policy preferred. *Prior Security experience preferred. *Healthcare knowledge/experience preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: *Must be able to prepare verbal and written reports. *Computer skills required. *Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must. *Must work independently and as a team. *Must communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing. *Must retain knowledge, information, and directions on an ongoing basis and communicate effectively with others. *Must comprehend numerous policies, procedures, concepts and to be able to make decisions using discretion and interpretive judgment based on general and specific policies. *Must to maintain accurate records. *Must be customer service oriented. *Knowledge of verbal and physical de-escalation, use of force continuum and arrest laws preferred. *Must walk and climb stairs. *Must walk and stand for extended periods of time. *Will work outside in extreme weather conditions. *Must see and hear accurately in both day and nighttime conditions. *Skill in operating portable radio devices. *Must detect irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards and emergency situations. *Effectively contacts and interacts with emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel as required. *Must have ability to restrain or subdue an individual. *Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
Children’s Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts in our region, Children’s Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children’s hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.