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SECURITY OFFICER

Company: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital
Location: vero beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION: Actively promotes safety and security. Enforces hospital policies. Patrols campus, inside and out (all parking areas and building structures). Assists staff with patients, visitors, and guests. Performs other duties that may vary, as assigned. SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY: None NATURE AND SCOPE: The position requires daily internal communication and interaction with all team members, management and medical staff, as well as frequent external communication and interaction with patients, families, vendors and guests. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital. Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all times, keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff members and patients. Diffuses conflicts with visitors when necessary. Responsible for safety and security of the campus, all equipment, grounds, patients, visitors, and staff. Provides initial response to code gray calls and assesses and responds appropriately to threats to staff, visitors and patients. Provides assistance to the nursing staff and other staff members with disruptive patients or visitors who are presenting a security or safety risk to themselves or others. Must be able to perform all duties related to ensuring the safety of patients, employees and visitors of the medical center. Prepared to call appropriate authorities regarding weapon enforcement when necessary. Patrols campus buildings for safety hazards, unlocked doors, blocked exits, unauthorized entry, etc. Appropriately intervenes to correct safety hazards, lock doors, and enforce hospital policies in these buildings. Patrols all parking areas and grounds, maintains safety and enforces hospital policies in these areas. Escorts staff to personal vehicles or to other buildings on the medical center campus when requested. Insures that persons are authorized and properly identified (visitors, patients, staff, vendors, others). Unlocks and secures CCIRH buildings at appointed times. Transports deceased patients to morgue and appropriately releases them to funeral home or ME. Properly documents all activity regarding transport and release of deceased patients and their valuables. Responds to fire alarms, takes appropriate action. Conducts fire drills when and where due. Responds to emergencies and hurricanes per policy. Transports behavioral health patients to or from the Behavioral Health Center in accordance with safe transport procedures. Attends in-services and is compliant with essential education without prompting from manager. Assist with first line emergency assessment of facilities issues as needed. Taking authorized action/notifying manager on call. Performs other duties as assigned. CORE COMPETENCIES: Must be able to successfully pass a fit-for-duty evaluation annually. Must have valid Florida Driver's License with a driving record acceptable to the hospital's auto insurer. Must be physically capable of performing job assignment. Must be able to see and hear well enough for patrol function and rapid response to radio or verbal calls for assistance and support. Must be able to work 12-hour shifts, work a radio, manipulate keys, lift patients, read and write reports. Must be able to remain awake and alert at night and be outside in bad weather conditions. Must be able to assist the weak and to contain and control the strong using physical force when necessary. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must have a current State of Florida Class "D" Security License. If does not have license at time of hire must obtain within 90 days of employment or may be subject to discharge. Previous police or military service preferred. Previous healthcare security experienced preferred.CCIRH IS A DRUG AND NICOTINE FREE WORKPLACE

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Palm Bay , SECURITY OFFICER, Other , vero beach, Florida

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