Reports to the Director. Responsible for providing a safe, secure and effective environment of care. This environment is sustained by monitoring Hospital facilities, properties, and functions in order to protect property, patients, visitors, and employees from hazardous conditions, physical harm, trespassing, vandalism, sabotage, fire and/or theft. Directs visitors, patients and employees to appropriate location(s) and intervenes to prevent and control patient, visitor and/or employee disturbances.
MISSION & VISION
Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.
Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
Easy access and convenience
Outstanding patient experiences
Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
Education and Experience
The above level of knowledge, skills, and abilities are generally obtained through the successful completion of one of the following:
Two years of police experience.
Two to three years of industrial or health care security experience with evidence of training in laws of arrest, detention, and rules of evidence.
Associates degree in Criminal Justice, Police Administration, or related field.
Two years of military police experience and one year of industrial or health care security experience.
Knowledge & Skills
Requires knowledge of general surveillance techniques and closed circuit television, the "rights" of citizens regarding search, seizure, investigations, and detention.
Requires maintenance of a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact with employees, patients, visitors, law enforcement agencies, and others; and to complete appropriate paperwork.
Requires the computer knowledge necessary to accurately prepare incident reports, forms, and complete other functions and services.
May be exposed to weather conditions (rain, snow, etc.).
May be exposed to potentially dangerous situations.
Specialized training and knowledge will reduce the potential for injury when resolving disturbances and responding to alarms.
Must commit to a weekend alternative schedule.
Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e., to stand for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, restrain individuals, be outside in inclement weather, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.