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Security Officer

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Overview UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital Safety & Security PRN as needed; 8 hr shifts The Security officer provides security for patients, employees and visitors. Protect hospital building, assets and premises as assigned. Oversees all the hospital's security systems. Helps to lead the daily operations of the hospital's security officers and safety techs. Assist the Manager of Safety and Security with Emergency Management. Responsibilities * Patrol hospital buildings and premises to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and intruders.--- Monitor conduct of visitors on hospital premises.--- Confront unauthorized persons for questioning as needed.--- Perform investigations for incidents criminal and non-criminal which occur on property.--- Report safety and/or fire hazards or security violations.--- Trend analysis and mitigation of identified security risks. This will also include participation in risk assessments as appropriate.--- Maintains daily security logs and reports.--- Monitoring, managing, testing and training of UnityPoint Health-Allen security systems; which include, but are not limited to camera systems, access control systems, duress buttons, infant abduction systems, and patient wandering systems.--- Assist in safety and security educational programs for the hospital. Qualifications Minimum Requirements * High School diploma/GED or highest level of post-secondary education. * All PRN positions must be an active law enforcement officer within the state of Iowa or retired law enforcement in good standing. * Professional or Non-Professional Permit to Carry Weapons per Iowa Code Chapter 724. * Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. * Annual Firearm qualified documentation. * Must have all National Incident Management System compliant classes taken within one year. * Must read, write, and speak English fluently. * Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds. * Must be able to problem solve. * Must model professionalism. * Ability to be flexible with work assignments. * Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position. * Preferred * Associate or Bachelor's degree in criminal justice law enforcement * Law enforcement experience and completion of Field Training at the Law Enforcement Department. * CHSO (Certified Healthcare Security Officer) within six months of employment. * CAHSO (Certified Advance Healthcare Security Officer) within one year of employment.

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, Waterloo , Security Officer, Other , Waterloo, Iowa

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