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Security Officer

Company: Northern Light Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Northern Light Mercy Hospital Department: Security Position is located: Mercy State Street Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.000000 ( 40 hour work week) Work Schedule: 2:45 PM to 11:15 PM Summary: Under the direction of the Security Supervisor, the Security Officer is responsible for maintaining the security of the hospital, outside properties and assets. The Security Officer manufactures identification badges using a computerized identification badge system. The Security Officer monitors various surveillance systems throughout the hospital and responds as needed. Position bears a 24-hour duty requirement with necessity for extensive patrolling throughout all the facility areas and must be alert for threats to the safety of the facility and personnel. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital. Responsibilities: 1. Maintains the security of the hospital, out buildings, outside properties and assets. Performs inside and outside patrols. Responds to trouble, security, emergency calls, and demonstrates the ability to respond to an inside outside plan as outlined in the Emergency Preparedness Plan. Performs standby with patients and/or restraint/removal of unruly/combative patients and public. 2. Completes and maintains security logs and forms. Ensures incident and shift reports are completed in a timely matter. Prepares prisoner/patient checklist and lock removal forms. Prepares parking sticker and ID card request. 3. Provides coverage and relief consistent with a 24-hour coverage requirement: Performs shuttle and escort service for employees and equipment shuttle after hours. Parking lot booth relief as assigned. As needed, incumbent will perform patient maneuvers, transport, and mortuary response. 4. Completes computer data entries: Can enter parking sticker request, image ID applications for Mercy employees, non-employees, and volunteers data into computer. Completes Incident Reports and security notices. Be able to research parking and ID badge information. 5. Performs additional duties as required or assigned. Competencies and skills: Essential:Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one's behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.No previous experience required.Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others. Education: Essential:High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED), Drivers License Required. Working conditions: Essential:Potential exposure to abusive and/or aggressive people.Potential exposure to diseases or infections.Potential exposure to hazardous materials.Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.Potential exposure to noxious odors.Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.Work with computers, typing, reading or writing.Lifting, moving and loading 30 to 50 pounds.Continuous sitting. Position Security Officer Location US:ME:Portland Req ID 3214

Keywords: Northern Light Health, Portland , Security Officer, Other , Portland, Maine

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