Security Officer

Job ID
2020-104279
Employment Type
Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Department
Security
Hours / Pay Period
1
Facility
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-GILBERT

Overview

Hello humankindness


Dignity Health’s Mercy Gilbert Medical Center is nationally known for our holistic approach to medicine, and here, you are a part of a “golden thread” of compassionate care that connects staff and patients. While walking through the Healing Garden–with it’s intertwined pathways, garden areas and fountains–you’re reminded of our dedication to honoring the whole person. Embracing total well-being, then seeing patients and their loved ones respond positively, is personally rewarding to you.   

Dignity Health is one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with over 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Mercy Gilbert is a modern, 212-bed, acute care, not-for-profit community hospital in the Phoenix area’s East Valley. We offer a full breadth of care, from emergency and cardiovascular to pediatric, orthopedic and diagnostic services. Since opening in June 2006, we have been named the “#1 Small-Sized Acute Care Hospital” by Arizona Business Magazine and the “#1 Healing Hospital in the Nation” by Baptist Healing Trust. We’ve also been named “Business of the Year” by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. You’re proud of these awards, but even more, you’re proud of the solace, serenity and reprieve you’re able to provide here. 

Living in Phoenix’s relatively new suburb of Gilbert, Arizona, you treasure its old-world charm mixed with modern-day luxuries. This urban center has all the shopping, restaurants and culture your heart desires, with all the outdoor activities your spirit needs. There are nearby lakes for boating, wakeboarding and water skiing, while Flagstaff and Sunrise offer winter skiing and snowboarding. Arizona has four professional sports teams, and you’re a year-round fan. You look forward to all the activities, but then again, at the end of a busy day, taking a moment to relax poolside and reflect sounds good, too. The scenery, the climate and the culture present the perfect backdrop for your healing work at Mercy Gilbert. 

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Responsibilities

The 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 Health’s 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.

 

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Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Six (6) months experience as a security officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service; or one (1) year experience as a security officer.
  • High school diploma or equivalent; or three (3) years’ experience as a security officer.
  • Current driver’s 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; (2) current state issued security officer license, showing no disciplinary actions; (3) workplace violence training annually.
  • Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally, and in writing; understand and use de-escalation techniques.
  • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days, and American Heart Association CPR/BLS Certification within 90 days of hire.

 

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