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Security Officer

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewFounded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nations five largest health care systems. Visit for more information.ResponsibilitiesThe 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 Requirements:A minimum of 6 months experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact is required.Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire.CPR Training within 60 days of hire.Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.Must be able to speak English.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.Current State issued Security Officer License, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions.Workplace violence training annuallyPreferred Requirements:One year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military serviceCompletion of college level education courses in criminal justice preferred.Connect With Us!Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?Join one of our Talent Communities (to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.Job ID 2020-145759Employment Type Per DiemDepartment SecurityHours / Pay Period 8Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long BeachShift DayStandard Hours Varies 0715 - 1545Work Schedule 8 HourLocation CA-LONG BEACH

Keywords: Dignity Health, Long Beach , Security Officer, Other , Long Beach, California

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