SECURITY OFFICER I (0.9 FTE) at Essentia Health
Posted in Police/Fire/Emergency 30+ days ago.
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Location: Duluth, Minnesota
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Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you. People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.
The Security Officer I protects and safeguards patients, staff, other persons, assets and facilities within Essentia Health. The Officer excels in rendering a wide range of customer services. Level I Officers patrol the healthcare environment to deter criminal activity, identify hazards, prevent incidents and safety accidents, detect and detain perpetrators and mitigate losses from the impact of incidents. Responding to emergencies, alarms, disasters, and threatening situations with violent, dangerous or combative persons are also primary job responsibilities. Crisis intervention skills required for calming confrontational persons. The Officer is responsible for enforcing medical campus rules and takes action to maintain order and prevent disruption or interference with medical center operations. Responsible for investigating crimes and incidents, then use automated computer systems for writing thorough investigative incident reports, formal communication and other associated documents. Officers will independently solve problems and make reasonable decisions in a variety of situations where limited standard policies exist. Position requires high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others. The security officer is subject to assignment at any Essentia Health facility.
Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.
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Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements) Education and/or years experience required: •High school graduate or GED •One year security experience in law enforcement, military, or in a public service setting with an emphasis in safety and protection. •Experience with personal computer software systems and applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases. •Ability to communicate effectively in person and through detailed incident and investigative report writing. •Completion of the Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officers from the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security (required within 6 months of hire). Licensure/Certifications required: •Minnesota Statute 326.336 Requirements for Protective Agents •Criteria under Bureau of Criminal Affairs and Federal Bureau of Investigation Background Clearance. •MN Preassignment Training for Protective Agents (required within 21 days of hire). •Must have a valid driver’s license ∧ meet driving requirements acceptable by Essentia Health insurer. •Certification, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (required within 60 days of hire). •Crisis Prevention Institute certification (required within 90 days of hire).