Security Officer III (FT) Varied - Abingdon, VA
Company: Ballad Health
Posted on: September 25, 2022
Job DescriptionBecome a part of the Ballad Health story.
Together, we are transforming our region. We're making communities
healthier. We're expanding access to critical services in rural
areas. We're investing in health research and medical education.
And we need you! Ballad Health is seeking compassionate individuals
who are excited about making a difference and caring for those in
Our Team Members in benefits eligible positions enjoy a
comprehensive compensation package, a competitive salary with
outstanding benefits. There are also many opportunities for
personal and professional growth. Your benefits package with Ballad
Health will include:
* Medical Plan
* Dental Plan
* Vision Plan
* Retirement Plan with Employer Matching Contribution
* Paid Time Off
* Paid Major Medical Leave
* Short Term and Long Term Disability Plans
* Life Insurance
* Tuition Reimbursement Program
SCOPE OF POSITION
The Security Officer III is responsible for the safety and security
of all facility employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and
health system property and equipment. The Officer will maintain
public order through visible patrols, response to emergencies,
public liaison activities, and documentation of occurrences. This
individual will assist outside agencies in mitigating risk and
investigating crimes and incidents. The Officer will perform safety
checks/assessments/inspections and to correct or take steps to
correct any safety or security hazards. Additionally, the Officer
will enforce policies and procedures related to security at the
location, and directs both foot and vehicular traffic in and around
the location, when necessary.
The Officer will supervise and enforce all systems designed to
monitor or identify personnel and vehicles entering the location,
log activity and irregularities, such as equipment or property
damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual
occurrences. The Officer will complete fire drills for areas both
internal and external to the facilities and complete extinguisher
checks as assigned. In some areas of assignment, the Officer may
enter patient information into the computer system, complete and
document patient health and welfare checks, and assist with other
administrative needs of the area they are supporting.
See Table of Organization.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree preferred. Experience security field or law
enforcement preferred. Strong verbal and written communications
skills. Must be insurable by the hospital insurance carrier. Must
be 21 years old per TCA-62-35-106.
* AHA BLS required or obtained within 6 months of hire.
* For Tennessee locations: Must possess or obtain within 90 days
state certification as a private security officer. Sworn police
officers in the state of TN must provide a current copy of the post
certification card in lieu of state certification as a private
security officer. At any time the officer is no longer a sworn
officer, he/she must go through the licensing process within 30
* Must complete de-escalation training/certification within 60 days
* Must complete 16 hours of Armed Security Training per year,
including maintaining 80% shooting accuracy and range safety.
* Must pass Forensics Exam and the system's Armed Security Course
within 60 days of hire.
* International Association of Hospital Safety and Security basic
certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire and maintained
* Valid state motor vehicle operator's license required.
* For VA: Must possess or obtain license within 6 months of hire
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