Security Officer

Job ID
2020-132367
Employment Type
Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Department
Security
Hours / Pay Period
.01
Facility
St Johns Regional Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varies
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-OXNARD

Overview

Welcome to St. John’s Regional Medical Center

 

St. John’s Regional Medical Center, located in Oxnard, California is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated an America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at http://dignityhealth.org/stjohnsregional/

 

Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community’s access to health care.  For more information, visit:  www.dignityhealth.org/centralcoast

Responsibilities

The Security Officer is expected to provide a reasonable 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.

Protects staff, patients, and visitors by responding to calls for assistance in a timely and prudent manner such as violent or unruly patients, crimes committed or in progress, opening doors, and responding to emergency codes.

Patrolling the facility and grounds by foot or vehicle; motor security alarms an dispatch officers promptly to location(s) where needed; and report un-safe 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 daily log to accurately record events; and 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 dispatches are to right location.

Comfortable with transporting items to the morgue.

 

This position is represented by S.P.F.P.A. and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • OR three (3) years’ experience as a security officer
  • Current California (CA) Driver’s License
  • Clean DMV Report on file
  • CA Security Officer License; showing no disciplinary actions
  • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days
  • American Heart Association  approved Basic Life Support ( CT CPRBLS) certification within 90 days of employment
  • Annual workplace violence training

Preferred:

  • Six (6) months experience as a security officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement
  • OR one (1) year experience as a security officer
  • If clean DMV report unavailable; must have ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire

Special Skills:

  •  Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally and in writing, understand and use de-escalation techniques

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