GENERAL SUMMARY AND SCOPE
Responsible for the safety and security of all people and property in and around the facilities. The Security Officer will make periodic checks of the properties to insure the safety and security of all persons and properties. The Security Officer is always aware of his/her surroundings, watching for any type of illegal occurrences, fire or other hazardous conditions. Responds to emergency situations to assist parties in need.
ACE OF HEARTS PLEDGE
The employee will demonstrate the ACE of Hearts Pledge, which involves being an accountable and collaborative team member; treating patients, families, and co-workers with dignity and respect; and ensuring that empathy and compassion are the basis for interactions with all those served.
ESSENTIAL TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Protects, serves and assists the patients, staff and guests of FRMC.
Monitors medical center buildings and grounds to maintain a safe and secure environment and takes appropriate action to resolve problems.
Investigates incidents, accidents or complaints on medical center property. Completes the necessary reports accurately and in a timely manner.
Conducts general safety inspections of building and grounds and visual inspections of Life Safety equipment including fire extinguishers and exit lighting.
Responds to designated emergency codes.
Operates detecting devices and performs searches to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
Warns persons of rule infractions or violations and evicts violators from premises, using force when necessary.
OTHER TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Administers Breath Alcohol tests.
Provides personal assistance and first aid to others such as coworkers, customers or patients.
Conducts fire and other emergency drills.
Demonstrates responsibility for continued professional growth, competence and development.
Participates in department performance improvement activities as assigned and attends required training and staff meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Safety & Security Director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
High school graduate or GED equivalent required. Prior military, law enforcement or security experience preferred.
Must have current Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certificate for police training or International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security certification upon hire.
Must have BAT (Breath Alcohol Technician) certification upon hire or obtained within six months of hire with re-certification every 5 years.
Must have CPR/AED/First Aid certification upon hire or obtained within six months of hire with re-certification every 2 years.
Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training upon hire or obtained within six months of hire with re-certification every 2 years.
Must possess a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator’s license and be insurable under Firelands’ auto policy. Employee must provide proof of personal automobile liability insurance coverage upon request.
Maintain certification in handcuffing, defensive tactics and use of the G8ProV2 device on an annual basis
Must have a mobile phone and reliable transportation.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, property and institutions.
Competency in the use of computers with ability to learn new software applications. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
Excellent problem solving skills. Good observation skills necessary.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven dependability and consistency.
Punctual attendance at assigned work location is required.
Must possess the physical ability to walk long distances, perform in inclement weather, travel between multiple facilities, perform repetitive duties and provide physical intervention when needed to subdue or restrain persons to protect individuals from harm.
Must pass a pre-employment physical including a functional capacity test and must pass a pre-employment background check.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain an accident free work place, including ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of Medical Center emergency codes.
Ability to comply with OSHA regulations and CDC standard and transmission based precaution recommendations and to utilize proper personal protective equipment. Ability to comply with provisions of applicable S.D.S. forms.
Successful completion of a ninety (90) day probationary period.
Location/Region: Bellevue, OH (US)