Security Officer Security OnCall Job Listing at Alegent Health in Omaha, NE
Hospital / Healthcare
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Has regular interaction with behavioral services patients/clients, requiring mature judgement, broad experience and training specific to highly volatile personalities/situations.
Works in close concert with clinical staff of behavioral units.
Officers in this position will be required to quickly assess situations and take appropriate action.
Must know and comply with Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), as well as, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) standards, especially those related to Seclusion and Restraint for Behavior Management.
While performing tours of facilities, examines access control points for appropriate security, assesses environment of care deficiencies (e.g. lights out, fire-doors broken, excessive hallway clutter, missing fire extinguishers, etc.), and observes general activity of operations for any safety and/or security concerns.
Appropriately follows-up with any noted deficiencies.
Operates audio/visual monitoring systems, including computer-linked security and access control systems. Responds to computer system messages and alarms according to established security policies and procedures
While patrolling grounds, thoroughfares and parking area, checks vehicles in restricted areas for parking authorization and ensures that all emergency access is unobstructed.
Observes general condition of and activity surrounding these areas for any safety and/or security concerns.
Appropriately follows-up with any noted deficiencies, including the issuance of parking citations.
Previous relevant experience in security, law enforcement, or military police work, with demonstrated ability to perform security duties in highly volatile environments and situations.
Experience with healthcare security responsibilities is highly desirable.
Must be at least 21 years of age have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record required. Must complete and pass the Alegent Health Ergonomic Job Analysis.
Position requires the incumbent to be approved to drive by the Alegent Health insurance provider.
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.
Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional Level-with AED, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
Incumbent must maintain current certification in Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT).
Incumbent must attain initial (PPCT) certification within nine months of hire date.
Position prefers a high school education or GED.
All security officers who work in the state of Iowa must complete mandatory reporter (child and/or vulnerable/dependent abuse or neglect reporting) training within 6 months of hire and recertify every 5 years.
An Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in Security Administration, Criminal Justice, or a related field is preferred.
The incumbent must have basic knowledge of security systems, procedures, and enforcement codes.
Job requires excellent written communication skills for preparing reports and evaluations; comprehensive reading skills for reading procedures, policies, reports, and labels; and critical listening and verbal communication skills when communicating with patients, visitors, doctors, and co-workers.
Basic competence with personal computers and limited keyboarding skills will facilitate working independently.
Must possess strong time-management and organization skills.
Additionally, the incumbent must demonstrate personal traits which include high-level commitment, motivation, and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.
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