• Security Officer

    Job ID
    2019-90555
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Security
    Hours / Pay Period
    8
    Facility
    Community Hospital of San Bernardino
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    San Bernardino
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Varied
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  Known for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/san-bernardino for more information.

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary: 

    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.

     

    Core Duties: 

    • Protecting staff, patients, and visitors by responds 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 un-safe acts or conditions.
    • Knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, supplies, reports HIPAA 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 (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 dispatches are to right location. 

     

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    Qualifications

    • 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.
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of employment.

    • Preferred, International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days.

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