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Security Officer: Proctor Hospital

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Peoria
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewSecurity Officer IProctor HospitalFull-time; Benefitted40 hours a week: 3:00pm-11:30pm with rotating days off. -Security Officers provide assistance to and assure the safety of patients, visitors, and staff. Officers also protect the property of the Medical Center, and perform other functions as assigned or required. -Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement Be an essential part of our core purposeto improve the health of the people and communities we serve. -Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions/Responsibilities:% of Time(annually)Displays professionalism in fulfilling job responsibilities - - - - - - - - Maintains an excellent appearance and follows department dress code. - - - - - - - - Stays attentive to post duties and job responsibilities. - - - - - - - - Represents department well when interacting with others. - - - - - - - - Displays self as dependable in reporting for work, reporting on time, and does not abuse mealtime or break time. - - - - - - - - Conducts is a credit to the department and does not abuse authority or use position for personal gain. - - - - - - - - Shows self-initiative in performing all tasks and duties. - - - - - - - - Follows up and carries through on all work assignments. - - - - - - - - Performs assigned tasks accurately. - -30%Accepts the role of providing personal service tasks - - - - - - - - Provides direct service or help make other arrangements. - - - - - - - - Understands and accepts the role of providing support services. - - - - - - - - Provides alert, helpful efficient responses to phone callers. - - - - - - - - Uses good documentation skills for report writing and record keeping. - - - - - - - - Performs specific security tasks as directed such as money transports, escorts, hazard inspection, etc. - - - - - - - - Patrols Medical Center buildings and property. - - - - - - - - Maintains order by enforcing all hospital & department policies. - - - - - - - - Responds to and handles all dispatched calls. - - - - - - - - Adheres to all department and Medical Center policies & procedures. -20%Uses problem-solving skills to make proper decisions. - - - - - - - - Gathers all pertinent information to make decisions. - - - - - - - - Uses common sense/good judgment and is resourceful in solving problems. - - - - - - - - Takes initiative in making decisions and taking action. - - - - - - - - Maintains calm approach in stressful situations. - - - - - - - - Maintains knowledge of UnityPoint Health and Security Department operations. - - - - - - - - Utilizes CPI methods as team member to control aggressive or violent patients and visitors. - -20%Effectively monitors Security and fire alarm. Responds to stats, disasters and codes following policies and procedures. - - - - - - - - Monitors and responds to access controls, panic alarms, fire computer and alarms, intercoms and CCTV monitors. - - - - - - - - Acknowledges incoming Security calls or alarms and dispatches Security officers to the appropriate locations. - - - - - - - - Maintains and enhances their knowledge and capabilities during emergency and non-emergency situations, performing multiple duties rapidly, calmly, and effectively to achieve the responses needed. - - - - - - - - Keeps abreast on all call disasters and security policies. - - - - - - - - Contacts appropriate personnel for all codes, disasters and stats. -20%Basic UPH Performance Criteria - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines. - - - - - - - - Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance. - - - - - - - - Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position. - - - - - - - - Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare. - - - - - - - - Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year. - - - - - - - - Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. - Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. - Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance. -10%Qualifications - -Minimum RequirementsIdentify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.Preferred or SpecializedNot required to perform the essential functions of the position.Education: - -Anyone hired after 11/6/22: High School/GED is requiredAssociates Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or corrections -or commensurate experience preferredExperience: - - -None1 year security experience or a minimum of 3 years experience in Security, Law enforcement or corrections preferred.License(s)/Certification(s): - - - - - - - - - - - - Must possess and maintain a valid Drivers License in the State of Illinois. - - - - - - - - Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) must be run annually -Certifications within 90 Days of hire: - - - - - - - - Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Certification - - - - - - - - JPX Certification - - - - - - - - CPR or BLSTaser CertificationKnowledge/Skills/Abilities: - - - - - - - - - - - - Required English Skillso - - - Basic reading skillso - - - Basic writing skillso - - - Basic oral skills - - - - - - - - Communication Skillso - - - Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-workero - - - Interaction with a wide variety of peopleo - - - Maintain confidential informationo - - - Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal informationo - - - Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor - - - - - - - - Computer Skillso - - - Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within Windows OS and learning new applications. -Other: - - - - - - - - - - - Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. - - - - - - - - Work may occasionally require travel to other UPH facilities/hospitals. -

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Peoria , Security Officer: Proctor Hospital, Healthcare , Peoria, Illinois

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