Security Guard (1.0 FTE)
at Essentia Health
Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 5 months ago.
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Location: Brainerd, Minnesota
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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Security Officer protects and safeguards patients, staff, other persons, assets and facilities within Essentia Health. The Officer excels in rendering a wide range of customer services. Officers patrol the healthcare environment to deter criminal activity, identify hazards, prevent incidents and safety accidents, detect perpetrators and mitigate losses from the impact of incidents. Responding to emergencies, alarms, disasters, and threatening situations with violent, dangerous or combative persons are also primary job responsibilities. Crisis intervention skills required for calming confrontational persons. Conducts mobile vehicle patrols monitors and controls main campus traffic and parking. The Officer is responsible for enforcing medical campus rules and takes action to maintain order and prevent disruption or interference with medical center operations. Responsibilities also include participating in incident investigations, covert surveillance, and assisting in facility security assignments. Officers will independently solve problems and make reasonable decisions in a variety of situations where limited standard policies exist. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others. The security officer is subject to assignment at any Essentia Health facility.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status
QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: •High school plus one year of college training from an accredited college in law enforcement, security, or a related social science field or equivalent. OR •Over one year security experience or one year in a law enforcement setting with an emphasis in public safety. OR •2 years of military experience All Candidates •Experience with personal computer software systems and applications, including word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Licensure/Certifications required: •Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license as verified through appropriate licensing agency •Current BLS or within 90 days of hire. •Completes CPI training within five (5) months of hire if no previous CPI or has not had a CPI training/refresher within past three calendar years. •Completion of the Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officers from the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security within 1 year of hire or transfer.
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