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Security Officer

Company: Mercy Medical Center Redding
Location: Redding
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewFor more than 70 years, Mercy Medical Center Redding has offered comprehensive health care in the North State, providing acute care and a full range of medical services. The 267-bed hospital offers major medical services including a Level II Trauma Center as well as specialized Cardiovascular Care, Stroke Care, Orthopedics, Neurological Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Maternity Care, and da Vinci Robotic Surgery. It is the sole provider of obstetrical services, along with the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shasta County. In addition, the hospitals network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system and is a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. As one of the areas largest non-profit employers, we are proud to give back to the community by providing many programs and services to benefit overall health.Visit to learn more.ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:The Security Officer is expected to provide a reasonably safe and secure environment for all who enter Dignity Health properties and to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds. It is expected that the security officer will demonstrate behavior consistent with Dignity Health core value and humankindness. The security officer shall support Dignity Healths strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. Responsibilities include: Protecting staff, patients, and visitors by responding to calls for assistance in a timely and prudent manner such as violent or unruly patients, visitors, crimes committed or in progress, opening doors, and responding to emergency codes. Patrol the facility and grounds by foot or vehicle; monitor security alarms and dispatch officers promptly to location(s) where needed, and report unsafe acts or conditions. Knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, supplies, reports HIPPA breaches if witnessed; investigate security breaches, conduct follow-up investigations, and write incident reports. Log all activities in a daily log to accurately record events; and (2) complete clear, concise, and legible reports in a timely manner; use appropriate emergency and radio codes in dispatching security officers while knowing hospital campus to ensure that those dispatched are to right location.#HelloSecurityOfficersecurity, officer, guard, safety, protection, guard card, IAHSS, law enforcement, military service, police , public safetyQualificationsMinimum Qualifications: Six (6) months experience as a security officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service; or one (1) year experience as a security officer. High school diploma or equivalent; or three (3) years experience as a security officer. Current drivers license issued by the state wherein the position is posted with satisfactory DMV report on file or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire; (2) current state issued security officer license, showing no disciplinary actions; (3) workplace violence training annually. Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally, and in writing; understand and use de-escalation techniques. American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification within 90 days of hirePreferred Qualifications: International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center Redding, Redding , Security Officer, Other , Redding, California

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