Security Officer PD

Summary:
The Security Officer reports to the Manager Safety & Security. Under general supervision provides security for patients employees and visitors; protects hospital buildings assets and premises as assigned. Requires working outdoors in both good and bad weather.

 Responsibilities:
Patrols hospital buildings and premises to prevent fires thefts vandalisms and intruders. Monitors conduct of visitors on hospital premises; confronts unauthorized persons for questioning as needed. Reports safety and/or fire hazards or security violations to Manager Safety/Security
Responds to inquiries for advice or assistance from hospital personnel students and visitors; restrains psychiatric patients when requested. Escorts personnel to parking lots and hospital buildings.
Participates in investigations; maintains records and prepares incident reports and other documents pertinent to security activities. Maintains records reports and files as required.
Consults with and keeps supervisor informed of activities needs and problems in assigned areas.
Secures offices and facilities as required. May be asked to secure certain personal articles of visitors or lost and found articles; maintains log of items received.
Controls parking and traffic flow; enforces parking regulations.
Performs cleaning tasks as requested per duties list.
Assists in maintaining a safe environment on patients units as requested.
Maintains established hospital and department policies and procedures objectives quality assurance safety environmental and infection control.
Cares for and maintains department supplies and equipment. Requisitions supplies and equipment as needed or informs supervisor.
Attends meetings and in-services as required.
Maintains professional growth and development through in-services education seminars workshops etc.
Observes all hospital guiding principles and all hospital policies rules and regulations including those pertaining to quality improvement infection control risk management and safety.

 Other information:
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Completion of high school or equivalent. 
Current CPR and First Aid certification desirable. 
Valid drivers license with a good driving record required.
EXPERIENCE:
Previous training in security techniques or directly related job experience.
One week of on-the-job experience to become familiar with Hospital complex policies and procedures.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in all environments of the Hospital complex including offices patient care environments parking areas buildings control rooms etc.
Must be able to remain standing/walking for long periods of time.
Capable of climbing multi-levels of stairs for assistance.
Capable of lifting occasionally weights in excess of 50 lbs.   
Exposed to dangers of assault and hazards resulting form investigation of alarms and other irregularities when making rounds.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
None.

 Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 Location: Bradley Hospital USA:RI:East Providence

 Work Type: Per Diem

 Shift: 4

 Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule:  As needed across 24/7 three shifts & will include some wknd & holiday assignments