Catholic Health Initiatives Security Officer- Public Safety FT (Days) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Security Officer- Public Safety FT (Days)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Patrols the hospital, hospital

campus/buildings and parking lots/ramps so as to maintain a safe and secure

environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Identifies, reports and documents safety hazards and handles such

irregularities as assigned by Supervisor in a manner prescribed by hospital and

department policy.

  • Initiates investigations into incidents or activities of criminal nature

and submits appropriate information to law enforcement agencies as directed.

  • Assumes responsibility for proper inventory, pickup, transport and

storage of patient valuables and after hour patient deposits.

  • Maintains storage and records of lost, found and stolen property of

visitors, patient and employees.

  • Controls loud, disorderly, physically aggressive, violent patients or

visitors on a consistent basis and summons police to assist if necessary.

Provides accurate directions, information and, if necessary, escort to the

public.

  • Provides traffic control, as needed.

  • Operates required

vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs simple maintenance on parking lot equipment (i.e., clears

personnel ticket dispensers, replaces broken gate arms).

  • Assists with the movement and restraining of patients as requested by

nursing staff.

  • Performs mobile duties and patrol of hospital campus.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS ANDABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school degree or GED.

  • Security, police and/or military experience. Currently enrolled/degree in

law enforcement or police science studies may be substituted for experience.

Any equivalent background.

  • Valid

Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety

Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per Iowa

state law.

  • Proof of

completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve

within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or

obtained within three (3) months of hire.

  • ASP, handcuffing, and pepper spray certified or obtained within three (3)

months of hire.

Job Maintenance/Facilities

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0162934

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.