Specialty Security Officer Connerton Part Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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Specialty Security Officer AdventHealth Connerton

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

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth 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:

 Part Time Days

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 You Will 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.


•High school graduate or GED.

•Minimum of two years’ experience in Security or Law Enforcement


•Class “D” security license;

  • State of Florida class “E” drivers’ license


  • NIMS certification;

  • Crisis Management training

Job Summary:

Monitor compliance with hospital policies and procedures, crime deterrence, and maintains a safe and secure environment for employees, patients and visitors.  The position is highly visible to the public and must be executed in a professional, courteous manner.  He/She reports to the Director of Security.

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

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