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Security Officer - Per Diem
Part Time, Days / Evenings, Non-Benefit Eligible - 3pm-11:30pm, Sat & Sun every other week
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Security Officer is responsible for patroling and monitoring hospital premises to promote a safe environment and is responsible for the mitigation of illegal and/or inappropriate behaviors. The Security Officer:

  • Performs preventative random patrols throughout the entire facility and grounds in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.
  • Responds to internal and/or external emergencies according to Grand View Health's rules and regulations in order to protect the well-being of the parties and/or property involved.
  • Provides general supportive services as outlined in the department's Standard Operating Procedure in order to accommodate patients, visitors, fellow employees and outside agencies.
  • Enforces hospital rules and regulations according to established protocol to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Performs traffic control, including enforcement of parking restrictions, in order to maintain orderly parking conditions.
  • Provides access control by monitoring use of keys, pass codes and personal escorts into locked areas in order to maintain security and to document these events and others that may be unusual in nature.
  • Observes, investigates and reports events as part of loss control program in order to protect individual or hospital assets from potential harm or misappropriation.
  • Maintains an orderly facility according to set standards to prevent loss or damage to property.
  • Performs hazard, accident and inspection reporting activities as part of the hospital's safety program.
  • Responds to crisis and/or fire "codes" according to established policies in order to provide assistance and avert problems.
  • Acts as liaison with local law enforcement agencies in order to establish a cooperative front when dealing with issues.
  • Completes all reports, logs and records according to departmental standards.
  • Participates in a variety of activities associated with the department's quality assurance program in order to provide for a safe and secure work environment.
  • Uses techniques and skills to recognize, reduce and manage violent and aggressive behavior.
  • Defuses anxious or aggressive behavior from individuals who pose a threat (e.g., patients on medication, drugs or alcohol).
  • Restrains individuals who make or attempt an attack, assault or an aggressive act.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Effectively manages conflict required.
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