Security Officer

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
Ann &amp Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann &amp Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News &amp World Report.
Ann &amp Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago
Job Description
1. Enforce the policies and procedures of Ann &amp Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, to serve as a source of authority for enforcing Medical Center policies, guidelines, and procedures.
2. Perform on-foot patrols of Medical Center campuses as directed by the Director of Security or his/her designate. Report safety and fire hazards observed on routine patrols and inspections look for violations of the Joint Commission, OSHA, NFPA and local Fire Code safety violations. Maintain constant communications with the Security Control Center.
3. Assist clinical staff with psychiatric patient restraint monitor and physically mitigating combative or potentially combative patients as directed, escort patients during clinical transport, and perform direct patient observation of patients under medical or psychiatric restrictions.
4. Perform emergency response that includes but is not limited to immediate response to distress calls, panic alarms and emergency calls, fire and disaster response, and support Medical Center Emergency conditions and codes such as bomb threats, patient abduction and elopement, response to weapons on campus, armed intruders, weather emergencies, utility or equipment failure, hazardous material issue, or other emergency as directed.
5. Physical intervention for the removal of unauthorized persons from hospital property, intervention of disruptive adults, combative patients, and the detention of individuals suspected of criminal acts, being under-the-influence of alcohol or drugs, disorderly conduct, mental instability or other issues for law enforcement intervention.
6. Perform locks or unlocks specified entrances/exits.
7. Perform access control duties at assigned security posts. Ensure that only authorized personnel are admitted onto hospital premises confront unauthorized persons for questions, routing or detainment appropriate to the circumstance.
8. Perform Security Control room dispatching by utilizing Computer-Aided-Dispatch systems, monitoring closed circuit television (CCTV), two-way radio transmissions, alarm consoles, and receiving customer phone calls to dispatch security Officers and perform other Dispatcher-related duties.
9. Utilize computer-based incident report software to complete reports, maintain records and assist the department with data collection.
10. Appear in court on behalf of the Medical Center to enforce prosecution of individuals for assault, criminal trespass, or other issue as required.
11. Direct traffic on Medical Center property and control parking of all patients, parents, visitors and employees. Enforce hospital parking guidelines for visitors, contractors and employees.
12. Act as a resource of information for patients, parents, visitors and employees. Escort patients, parents, visitors and employees to and from parking areas as needed.
13. Secure lost and found articles maintains logs of items received.
14. Enhance personal professional growth and maintain currency in the security field through voluntary participation in educational programs and review of current literature, as well as contributing to mandated departmental in-service meetings and training sessions.
15. When required, operate the hospital shuttle vehicle to transport parents, visitors and staff in a safe manner while complying with all traffic laws.
16. Actively and consistently demonstrate customer service values/goals of Childrens Hospital of Chicago Medical Center in all interactions with others.
17. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
1. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
2. Minimum of one year security experience, preferably in a hospital setting.
3. Valid Drivers License required.
4. International Association for Hospital Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic training certification is required to be completed within six months of hire.
5. Must have good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to read, write and comprehend the English language well.
6. Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of Windows-based software applications as well as the having the ability to type.
7. Must have excellent customer service skills.
High School Diploma/GED (Required)
Benefit Statement
For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match
Various voluntary benefits:
  • Supplemental Life, AD&ampD and Disability
  • Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Tuition assistance
  • Student loan servicing and support
  • Adoption benefits
  • Backup Childcare and Eldercare
  • Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members
  • Discount on services at Lurie Children’s facilities
  • Discount purchasing program
Lurie Children’s and its affiliates are equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-04 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEExpired