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AdventHealth Security Officer in Ottawa, Kansas

Description

Job Title: Security Officer

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits & Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Debt-free Education*

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Part Time, Nights

Shift: 2 x 12 Hour Shifts

The role you’ll contribute:

Under the direction and supervision of the Security Department's chain of command, the Security Officer performs 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.

Qualifications

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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 Supervisor/AOC 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 of 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.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Education and Experience Required

  • 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 maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to patients, visitors and/or employees

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Drivers License required

  • IAHSS preferred

  • BLS through the American Heart Association preferred

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Family friendly community

  • Excellent cost of living

  • Five major recreational lakes

  • Many annual events and festivals

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

Category: Security

Organization: AdventHealth Ottawa

Schedule: 3 - Night

Shift: AdventHealth Ottawa

Req ID: 22034083

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.