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Stormont-Vail Healthcare Security Officer in Topeka, Kansas

Summary:

Enforces regulations, policies and public laws that contribute to the safety and security of patients, visitors and employees of the medical center. Performs routine security patrols in order to prevent thefts, destruction of property, disorderly conduct and other adverse incidents on medical center property. Performs security related functions, including but not limited to standbys, motorist assistance, locks/unlocks, report writing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 Enforces regulations, policies and public laws that contribute to the safety and security of patients, visitors and employees of the medical center.

 Performs routine security patrols in order to prevent thefts, destruction of property, disorderly conduct and other adverse incidents on medical center property.

 Performs security related functions, including but not limited to standbys, motorist assistance, locks/unlocks, report writing, CCTV monitoring, patient assists.

 Assists with air ambulance arrivals/departures.

 Assists with monthly fire extinguisher checks and monthly fire drills.

 Responds to escalating and combative patient and visitor situations and assists staff as necessary.

 Responds to burglar, panic, fire, and Infant Abduction alarms.

 Responds and assists with Trauma patients.

 Motorist assists consisting of jump starts and airing up tires.

 Parking lot standbys.

 Identification of safety/maintenance/repair concerns and reporting to the appropriate authority

 Maintain employees vehicle registration and parking assignments  Maintain lost and found for the organization.

 Maintain patient valuables.

 Performs patient restraints under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.

 Attends workshops, classes, and seminars to maintain their proficiency and assure a safe environment for patients, visitors, and employees.

 Security vehicle transports of patients to and from Stormont-Vail West.

 Monitors for Interim Life Safety Measures that are put into place.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

One year security/law enforcement experience required. A valid Kansas driver’s license required and Crisis Intervention Management training (provided by SVHC).

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