Security Assistant Shift Supervisor - Full Time - Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    2 - Evening
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description

Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ

At Florida Hospital, our primary customers are patients and families.  Our partners are physicians and our team members are all employees of Florida Hospital.

The Security Assistant Shift Supervisor performs security service duties through professional and positive interaction with the public, patients, employees and administrators. Responds to a variety of calls; provides assistance in emergency and non-emergency situations. Investigates and documents safety hazards, incidents and criminal activities. Patrols designated areas to ensure the protection of the public, patients, employees and property of Florida Hospital. Is accountable and under the supervision of the Security Departments chain of command for initiative, judgment and general competence exhibited in the performance of assignments, calls for service, and day to day general duties. Acts as Shift Supervisor in the absence of the Shift Supervisor, trains new employees, and conducts briefings as requested. Provides direction and support as needed in emergency situations. Performs duties as required in conjunction with the physical and environmental demands as each individual situation dictates. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Position requires psychological and physical fitness screenings.
? 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
? Good critical thinking skills, and ability to set and quickly reset priorities 
? Ability to work and train in an environment with occurring periods of crisis and stress 
? Ability to recognize faces
? Good vision with or without correction, with adequate peripheral, depth, and color perception 
? 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 issues
? Ability to identify recurring security operational 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

? Associates degree in security or law enforcement, OR
? Technical college certificate in a criminal justice or related field, OR
? One year of healthcare security experience, OR 
? Three years of general security, military or law enforcement work experience may substitute for hospital-related experience

? Bachelors degree in security or law enforcement
? Technical college certificate in a criminal justice or related field; 
? Four years of experience in healthcare security; or
? Five years of general security, military or law enforcement work may substitute for hospital-related experience

? International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Certified Advanced Healthcare Security Officer (CAHSO)
? Basic Life Support (BLS)
? State of Florida Class E drivers license and driving record in accordance with Florida Hospital policy

? Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) training certificates
? MOAB International ??? Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB)
? Personal Safety Training, Inc.  Handcuffing, or equitable national certification
? Personal Safety Training, Inc.  Pepper Spray, or equitable national certification
? Personal Safety Training, Inc.  Baton, or equitable national certification
? TASER International Conducted Electrical Weapon

Demonstrates, through behavior, Florida Hospitals core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

? Proactively patrols assigned areas and performs all security related tasks, ensuring life safety standards are maintained. Investigations 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, Security 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. 

? Investigates and documents, through both written and electronic format as required, to report safety hazards, incidents and criminal activities to Security Administration, law enforcement and other appropriate agencies as determined by Florida Hospital, department policy, or state law. Conducts annual security assessments (as assigned) of individual Florida Hospital properties to determine possible security risks.

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

Location | Organization | Category | Job Function