Security Officer

Location
Willmar, Minnesota
Salary
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Posted
Mar 06, 2018
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Industry
General
Role
Executive
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
With direction from the Security Supervisor, the Security Officer will

ensure the facility, building and grounds are safe and secure for staff, visitors and

patients.


JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

A. REPORTS TO: Security Supervisor

B. SUPERVISES: None

C. INTERRELATIONSHIPS WITH: All hospital staff, patients and visitors. During

the PM and night shift the Security Officer will coordinate with the Nursing

Supervisor.


HOURS OF WORK: Rotations: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm, and 10:00

pm to 6:00 am


DRESS CODE: Security uniform


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK (Minimum qualifications necessary to

function at full productivity).

A. EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school education required, on-the-job

training provided. Must pass the IAHSS (International Association for

Healthcare Security & Safety) Basic Training Manual for Healthcare Security

Officers within the first 6 months. This manual and training are provided. . Must

successfully complete code 6/600 training. Must be able to appropriately use

force on subject as needed when necessary.

Must pass defensive tactics training to include, M.A.C.H. (mechanical Advantage

Control Holds. LOCKUP (Law Officers Combat Kinetics Unarmed Panalopy)

Verbal Judo, PPCT (pressure point control tactics) and Taser training. This

training will be provided. Knowledgeable of when force is appropriate to use.

B. EXPERIENCE: Some security and/or law enforcement background preferable

but not necessary.

C. JOB KNOWLEDGE (Specific): Knowledge of all emergency codes and alarms.

Use of fire extinguishers and fire alarm system, use of 800 MHz radios,

pagers, phone system, and report writing. Good verbal communication skills are

required

D. LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Sustained physical effort, standing, sitting,

stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Must be able to perform these

essential functions of the job and have the ability to lift without assistance a

minimum of 75 pounds.


BUDGET: None


CLIENTELE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY JOB: All employees of the hospital, including

medical staff, patients, and visitors


PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB: Must be able to be on your feet for long periods

of time.


PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE JOB: Inside and outside of hospital, able to

endure extreme hot or cold weather as well as quick temperature changes from inside

to outside. Work at night. Must successfully complete code 6/600 training.


EQUIPMENT OR MACHINES USED ON THE JOB: Telephone, communications

equipment, fire equipment, and 800 MHz radios. PC familiarity with access to Security

Access platform, Milestone CCTV platform.


MENTAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB:

A. JUDGEMENT AND INITIATIVE: Must have good judgment to avoid harm to

self and/or others. Must take initiative to escort people, question people, take

action if necessary.

B. INDEPENDENT ACTION: Must be able to take appropriate action within

established guidelines.

C. EFFECT OF ERROR: Harm to self and others

D. CONTACT WITH OTHERS: Incidental contact with staff, patients, families,

visitors; contact when escorting employees to parking lot


PRINCIPAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, TASKS, AND AUTHORITIES:

A. RESPONSIBILITY: Air Ambulance Procedure

PRIORITY: 1 % OF TIME: 5 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Respond to the helipad for incoming Air Ambulances.

2. Ensure safe landing area.

3. Notify Communication Center of the status of helipad.

4. Escort crew to patient and back to helicopter.

AUTHORITIES: Has authority to carry out the above tasks

B. RESPONSIBILITY: Respond to Emergency codes.

PRIORITY: 1 % OF TIME: 5 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Respond to all emergency codes that are announced overhead or paged

by Emergin.

2. Respond to all Code 6/600.

3. Respond to all Fire Alarms.

4. Respond to all Missing persons.

5. Respond to all Medical Teams.

6. Respond to all Weather related warnings.

AUTHORITIES: Has the authority to carry out all the above tasks

C. RESPONSIBILITY: Provide Internal/External security of the facility.

PRIORITY: 2 % OF TIME: 60 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Conduct internal and external security rounds of the facility to monitor

safety/security of all staff, patients and visitors and the integrity of the

building.

2. Ensure all staff has proper Rice identification cards displayed.

3. Lock and Unlock doors at predetermined times.

4. Maintain activity reports with Report Exec system.

5. Use sound judgment to accomplish tasks and resolve incidents as

necessary.

AUTHORITIES: Has the authority to carry out the above tasks

D. RESPONSIBILITY: Assist with disruptive patient or visitors in the hospital as

requested.

PRIORITY: 2 % OF TIME: 25 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Assist the nursing staff and physicians with disruptive patients to include

hold orders, restraints or patient monitoring. Communicate with staff

about the expectations of the security officer and the request for

assistance with the patient.

2. Respond and assist with disruptive visitors, this may include calling the

Willmar Police Department for assistance.

AUTHORITIES: The Security Officer will take direction from the physician,

nurse or nurse supervisor.

E. RESPONSIBILITY: Maintain communication and coordinate security activities

with the nurse supervisor daily.

PRIORITY: 2 % OF TIME: 2 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Coordinate with the nurse supervisor on a daily basis about

security/safety concerns to include facility grounds.

2. Coordinate with nurse supervisor or charge nurse about patient

concerns, i.e. disruptive patients, patient holds, aggressive patient etc.

AUTHORITIES: Has the authority to carry out the above tasks

F. RESPONSIBILITY: RESPONSIBILITY: OnGuard Security Access platform

PRIORITY: 2 % OF TIME: 2 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Provide door locking/unlocking as required/requested.

AUTHORITIES: Has the authority to carry out the above tasks.

G. RESPONSIBILITY: Milestone CCTV

PRIORITY: 3 % OF TIME: DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Monitor Milestone CCTV thru shift.

2. Access archived video surveillance as requested from

supervisor/director.

3. Report problems/issues of CCTV that are not functioning properly.

4. Search archived video and make recordings available as per

supervisor/Director request.

PRIORITY: 2 % OF TIME: 2 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Meet employees in the lobby area; escort them to their vehicles as

necessary/requested.

2. Escort patients to other departments as requested.

3. Secure Patient valuables as requested.

AUTHORITIES: Has the authority to carry out the above tasks

H. RESPONSIBILITY: Continuous Quality Improvement

PRIORITY: 1 % OF TIME: 100 DISCRETION:

TASKS:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the CQI philosophy.

2. Participate in CQI training activities or CQI teams if appropriate.

3. Demonstrate sensitivity to customers and their needs.

4. Interact appropriately with internal customers, i.e. coworkers within the

department and staff across departments.

5. Interact appropriately with external customers, i.e. patients, families,

medical staff, and vendors.

6. Role model positive behaviors.

I. RESPONSIBILITY: Service Excellence

TASKS:

Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the Service Excellence philosophy by

adhering to behaviors outlined in Rice's "Standards of Excellence".

J. RESPONSIBILITY: Safety - Maintain and promote a safe environment for all

patients, visitors and staff.

TASKS:

i. Consistently follow all policies, practices and work rules.

ii. Do not use shortcuts or "work-arounds" that may reduce safety or

increase risk.

iii. Stay alert, act responsibly and use common sense to reduce risks.

i
• Report Aactual events@ and Agood catches@ as soon as possible.


• Create a safe environment by eliminating hazards and identifying and

reporting unsafe systems.


• Complete all mandatory safety education, attend safety sessions, review

and understand the Safety Program (available on RiceNet). Seek

answers to questions you have about the Safety Program.

11/04, 10/05, 12/06, 10/09 11/14, 6/16

SPECIFIC JOB DEMANDS: