Security Officer Lenexa Evenings at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lenexa, KS
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2021
  • Job ID:
    21034826
  • Job Family
    Security
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Security Officer AdventHealth Lenexa

Location Address: 23401 Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa KS 66227

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
  • Benefits starting on Day One

Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time, Evenings

3:00PM-11:00PM

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
Qualifications

What will you need?

  • High school diploma required
  • Associates Degree in security or law enforcement preferred
  • Drivers License required
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety required

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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