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Security Officer Full Time Night Weekends in Tampa, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Tampa

Job Description


Work Hours/Shifts 

Full Time/Night (11p-7a)

Will assist with Evening Shift (3-11p) as needed

Pay range is $10.55-13.18 (depending on experience) plus shift diffrentials

Florida Hospital Tampa

Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa’s health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.

At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.


You will be responsible for:

  • Provides Security assistance to hospital staff, Patients, and Services and visitors. 
  • Maintains a safe, orderly hospital by controlling disorderly patients, visitors, visitor traffic, and motor vehicle traffic.
  • Assists the Emergency Department staff in the control and restraint of violent patients and Baker Act patients.
  • Assists the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department with investigations of illegal acts committed in the hospital or on the property.
  • Assists and educates patients in the protection and safe-keeping of their valuables.
  • Conducts Fire Drills and provides critiques for responding personnel.
  • Is the Primary Response officer for Hazardous material spills.
  • Locks and unlocks doors as required.
  • Prepares Security Incident Reports on computer, and maintains those reports for possible future use.
  • Conducts monthly, quarterly, and yearly    inspections on safety related equipment including but not limited to battery operated safety lighting.
  • Issues parking permits for hospital staff, maintaining a computer data file.
  • Provides physical security for the entire hospital complex including perimeter.
  • Prevents harm to persons and property within the hospital
  • Provides surveillance and protection of hospital staff, patients, visitors, and physical hospital assets.
  • Patrols all designated areas within the hospital other buildings and the exterior parking areas.
  • Provides security services for cash control of monies from the Gift Shop and other departments.
  • Responds to all fire alarms as outlined in the Hospital Fire and Emergency Disaster Plan.
  • Upon notification from hospital administrator, or designee, Lock-Down entire hospital with the electronic card access control computer.
  • Conducts hazard surveillance inspections of the hospital and grounds.
  • Directs unusual traffic on hospital property as needed.
  • Provides automobile jumpstart and door unlock services to persons in need on hospital property.
  • Provides safe escort services for hospital staff, patients, and visitors upon request.
  • Investigates and follows up on all incidents within the hospital or property and compiles the appropriate report.
  • Monitors med gas levels, to ensure that they are at a safe level. If low have office person contact the appropriate company to bring gas back to safe level.
  • Monitors med gas levels, to ensure that they are at a safe level. If low have office person contact the appropriate company to bring gas back to safe level.
  • Documents removal/delivery of supplies after normal duty hours.
  • Documents supplies removed from the Warehouse, laboratory supply, and Central Sterile Supply by hospital personnel after duty hours.
  • Receives all radioactive material delivered to the hospital after normal duty hours.
  • The Security Officer supports the Hospital Service Management Program.
  • Maintains good self-appearance and all hospital issued equipment
  • Creates a positive image by demonstrating a professional, courteous manner in all customer encounters. 
  • Works toward the common goals of the hospital.
  • Maintains and demonstrates a positive attitude toward organizations and in dealing with the customer.
  • Develops positive working relations with other functionally related units of the hospital.
  • Acknowledges patients, staff, and physicians promptly.
  • Maintains patient, staff and hospital confidentiality at all times.
  • Communicates in a manner that reflects a positive image of department and the hospital.
  • Supports minor maintenance duties after normal business hours.       
  • Handles minor maintenance issues as requested.
  • When efforts fail to resolve maintenance issue, On-call maintenance person is summoned


What will you need?

  •  Basic knowledge of security operations and hospital safety requirements. 
  • Ability to communicate to individuals as well as large groups of people and coordinate large scale evacuations.
  • Working knowledge related to hospital compliance inspections (preferred)
  • High school graduate or GED.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in Security or Law Enforcement preferred
  • Class “D” security license (preferred)
  • State of Florida class “E” drivers’ license
  • NIMS certification
  • Crisis Management training

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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