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Security Officer - Facilities

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Job ID: 10674
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Security Officer - Facilities for a Part Time, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $20.52, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

The Security Officer is responsible for providing safety and security services which requires regular interactions with patients, visitors, caregivers and clinicians in highly diverse and complex situations. Interacts with local law enforcement to provide information, clarification of events and coordinate emergency protocols. Performs internal and external security patrol of assigned hospitals and/or clinics; dispatch; and access control as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides safety and security services which includes; patrolling grounds, parking lots, buildings, securing entryways and exits, etc. to effectively address potential conduct issues, violations of policy, check for property damage, inspect safety issues, inspect certain safety features such as fire extinguishers or water valves, respond to all codes, address trespassing concerns, provide assistance with out of control patients, and utilizes electronic checkpoints.
  2. Provides stand-by service or escort services for protection of caregivers or patients as needed.
  3. Provides courtesy services such as providing directions, locksmith functions, jump-starts, changing flat tires, reporting vehicles with lights on, and assisting families in times of crisis.
  4. Provides non-violent physical crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques to neutralize extreme situations and mitigate negative outcomes.
  5. Provides crowd control during events resulting in an influx of patients and/or visitors.
  6. Coordinates information, clarification of events and coordinating emergency protocols which may require collaboration with external safety and law enforcement agencies.
  7. Responds to all emergency situations and applies appropriate protocols for the Code, Disaster (command center), ETO Exposure, Fire, Flood, Hazardous spills, and all code situations.
  8. May assist flight crew and ground crew with Life Flight/Airlift NW transports and securing landing the pad.
  9. Ensures adherence to protocols; completing, filing and maintaining correct documentation, filing reports, monitoring visitor permits, and assists with maintaining building access control by utilizing the computerized badge/door system.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of two (2) years , military or civilian security or law enforcement experience is required.
  • Healthcare facility security experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS Certification upon hire.
  • Valid state Driver’s License
  • IAHSS (International Assoc for Healthcare Security & Safety) Basic certification required within 45 days of employment.
  • If assigned location requires the use of tasers, successfully pass Taser Training Program. After successful completion of Taser Training Program officers will be required to carry the taser while on duty.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to formulate a plan of action, carry it out with control and apply crisis intervention and de-escalation skills
  • Ability to perform data entry as necessary
  • Good physical condition to walk, run and lift as needed
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel
  • Acceptable driving record in accordance with the PeaceHealth Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

KETCHIKAN PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires extreme, active physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated that this position will be exposed to blood and body fluids on average of once a month or more. Requires the use of a Powered Air Purifying System (PAPR).
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail for 34-65% of the work time.
  • Ability to assist in managing violent, uncontrollable persons.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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