Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.
Job Role Summary
The Security Officer-PRN participates in investigation and resolution of crimes and the apprehension of offenders. This position responds to alarms both inside the hospital and off-site facilities, and is available to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays on an as-needed basis.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
• Demonstrates knowledge of applicable hospital policies, all departmental policies and general orders • Conducts follow-up investigations • Participates in solution of crimes and apprehension of offenders; responds to alarms both inside the hospital and off-site facilities • Provides direction and/or assistance to employees, visitors and patients, and checks for required identification • Directs emergency traffic • Directs visitors, patients and employees to requested areas; provides escorts as needed or requested • Provides emergency response to security fire alarms at off-site facilities • Ensures general safety and security of persons and property on hospital grounds • Patrols hospital area and environment • Assists in restraint of unruly or disorderly personnel • Reports activities, security/safety conditions • Patrols hospital and surrounding areas to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry, reporting unusual conditions or malfunctions to appropriate supervisory personnel • Reports fire or disaster and performs security and evacuation services as outlined in hospital disaster plan • Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports in connection with rounds, activities, incidents and investigations • Carries a firearm and maintains proficiency with firearm • Available to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays on an as-needed basis.
Associated Job Duties
• Performs duties of Dispatcher as needed • Assists Supervisor in conducting OJT for new employees • Initiates arrest and immediate detentions when necessary • Testifies in court when necessary • Unlocks doors upon request • Performs shuttle duties when necessary • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
• High school diploma or equivalent; on the job training as determined by the hospital • One year of law enforcement/security officer experience required • Ability to obtain a Marion County Special Deputy License • Individual must not have a felony record • Must have a valid Indiana driver's license that meets Eskenazi Health's driving policy requirements • Must pass a psychological evaluation • Must be at least 21 years of age • Must pass ILEA physical requirements
Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.