Security Officer 1 PRN AdventHealth Connerton at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/24/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2021
  • Job ID:
    21032018
  • Job Family
    Security
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Security Officer I AdventHealth SC Connerton

Location Address: 9441 Health Center Drive Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth SC Connerton

  • Specialty hospital for medically complex patients
  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RN’s, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Supports all department/organization policies and administrative decisions
    • Performs all security related tasks as assigned by Supervisor, and keeps Supervisor apprised of unusual activities and events
    • Acknowledges and responds to alarms, determines source of alarm and provides proper assistance
    • Learns applicable systems and responds to safety needs as directed by Security leadership. Properly utilizes and maintains all issued and operated equipment. Operates radio equipment, knows and understands radio codes, and complies with all applicable laws and department policies and procedures
    • Interacts with the public, customers, and other officers in a professional manner and provides assistance as directed including, but not limited to security escorts. Assists and helps coordinate special events
    • Maintains appropriate communication with Supervisors, fellow Security Officers, and Security Operations Center to report irregularities from department/organization policy and to obtain further information and instructions
    • Provides initial direction and support as needed in emergency situations. Performs facility lockdown as dictated, and screens visitors and employees seeking entry after hours
    • Documents all crimes, incidents and safety-related irregularities per department policy and procedure. Exhibits good judgment during critical situations and always maintains a professional and authoritative demeanor.  Assesses situations with consideration for age of individuals involved. Gathers information pertaining to incidents such as thefts, accidents, etc., and accurately completes appropriate documents in the correct format
    • Intercedes in disputes, both physical and verbal, between persons using verbal de-escalation techniques and skills, and defuses potentially violent patient, employee, or visitor situations. Manages and addresses aggressive behavior utilizing authorized training techniques
    • Reviews and utilizes knowledge department policies, SOPs, work instructions, training and other communications. Attends and participates in all required in-services. Maintains current licenses and certificates and provides documentation to supervisor in a timely manner. Completes annual compliance training requirements
    • Administers initial first aid as appropriate and to the level of training attained
    • 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
    • Officers are required to use force when appropriate to protect our customers and associates within organization policy
    • May float to various campuses to provide security support

Performs other duties as assigned

•     Meet department orientational competencies

•     Organization provided de-escalation certification

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

REQUIRED:

•          Applicable state driver’s license and driving record in accordance with AdventHealth policy

•          Meets departmental testing (Mental, Physical, etc.) if applicable to facility

•          International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Training certification or equivalent certification. Must be acquired within six months of hire

DL

Driver's License

PREFERRED:

•          Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

•          Organization provided de-escalation certification

Job Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Security Department's chain of command, the Security Officer I perform security services through interaction with the public, patients, and employees. Provides security at specific locations, responds to security issues, provides access assistance as requested, reports suspicious circumstances and emergencies, and completes other duties as assigned. Responsible for protection of designated areas to ensure the safety of the public, patients, employees, and property of AdventHealth. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.


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

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