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Security Officer Full Time Nights Weekends in Dade City, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    18013110
  • Job Function
    Security
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time/Night

Florida Hospital Dade City

On October 1, 1973 the facility opened its doors to the public and was known as Community General Hospital. The facility offered 64-beds, 5-bed ICU, 8-bed nursery, and a 2-room operating suite.

Since this time Bayfront Health Dade City  has under gone many changes and improvements that have led the award winning facility to a 120-bed acute care hospital of comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. Located here in Dade City, the facility offers services in the areas of Sleep Lab Center, 24/7 Emergency Room, Cardiac Catheterization Suite, Intensive Care Unit, Laboratory, Digital Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Physical and Speech Therapy, Pain Management, Ultrasound, Bariatric Services, and more.

You will be responsible for:

  • Proactively patrols assigned areas and performs all security related tasks, ensuring life safety standards are maintained.  Investigates suspicious activity or persons. Investigates and/or reports hazards, unusual or suspicious circumstances to Security Operations Center and keeps Supervisor apprised of unusual activities and events. Responds to events of varying degrees of vulnerability, including high vulnerability such as life-threatening events, natural disasters.
  • Participates in activities not directly related to Security operations as approved by Security Management.  These may include transport and release of bodies from the morgue; patient escort; elevator recall checks; monthly fire extinguisher, panic alarm, and intercom checks; and special event setups.
  • Acknowledges and responds appropriately to emergency, non-emergency and alarm calls as assigned. Uses good judgment to safely determine the alarm cause, takes appropriate action and/or provides the proper assistance and direction in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Administers initial first aid as appropriate and to the level of training attained.
  • Learns applicable systems and responds to fire alarms at facilities during actual alarms and drills. Conducts helicopter fire prevention assessment and provides emergency response to helicopter fires. Maintains appropriate communication with Supervisors, fellow Officers and Security Operations Center to report crimes, incidents and safety related irregularities.
  • Intercedes in disputes between individuals by using verbal de-escalation techniques and skills to diffuse potentially violent patient, employee, or visitor situations. Physically manages combative, violent persons without hesitation using techniques taught in the required annual aggression management training.
  • Patrols assigned areas to provide security presence. Unlocks buildings/doors after checking identification and compliance with Hospital policies; properly utilizes and maintains all issued and operated equipment. Observes activity and traffic in assigned area to enforce Hospital rules/regulations; alerts visitors of infractions. Assists individuals on property needing directions or information. Escorts people/property to desired destination when safety of property or individuals is a concern.
  • Monitors vehicle and pedestrian traffic on or in Florida Hospital properties. Interviews and investigates individuals involved in suspicious or illegal activities. Detains unauthorized individuals as defined by policy or state law and releases them to the proper authorities.
Qualifications

What you will need:

  • Ability to read accurately and comprehend, write clearly, and understand in a manner to effectively complete legal reports, narratives, and follow simple directions.  Ability to read, interpret, and apply safety rules, penal codes, vehicular codes, radio codes, reports, memos, communications, policies, and other required written materials. Ability to actively listen and communicate effectively through clear speech, and hearing
  • Ability to safely operate vehicles, equipment, and communication devices and perform all aspects of the job safely without imposing risk to self and/or others
  • Computer literacy with ability to use basic hospital/security applications and information management systems required
  • Good critical-thinking skills, and ability to set and quickly reset priorities
  • Able to work and train in an environment with occurring periods of crisis and stress
  • Ability to recognize faces
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to patients, visitors and/or employees
  • Ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment; ability to work closely with medical and nursing staff to resolve patient-related problems
  • Ability to identify recurring security operation issues, collaborate with leadership to problem solve and develop solutions, and work with the Security Management team on implementation of change
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to diplomatically handle stressful situations
  • Basic computer skills including Windows, Word and Excel (preferred)
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree in security or law enforcement, OR Technical college certificate in a criminal justice or related field, OR One year of security, military or law enforcement experience (Preferred)
  • Valid Florida Driver’s license
  • Florida Security D License
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Certification (within 90 days upon hire)
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Training certification (Preferred)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (Preferred)
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) (Preferred)
  • Personal Safety Training, Inc. – Handcuffing, or equitable national certification (Preferred)
  • Personal Safety Training, Inc. – Pepper Spray, or equitable national certification (Preferred)
  • Personal Safety Training, Inc. – Baton, or equitable national certification (Preferred)
  • TASER International – Conducted Electrical Weapon (Preferred)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training certificates (Preferred)

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

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