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St. Joeseph Mercy Oakland Security Officer - Hospital Setting in Pontiac, Michigan

Job DescriptionI Accountability Objectives:Provides and promotes a safe and secure environment. Protects life and property of all persons on hospital premises and patrols hospital buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft and vandalism. Secures, unlocks and protects hospital buildings. Responds to security and safety needs of hospital personnel.II Position Qualifications:Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience Required.A. EducationHigh school diploma or GED or equivalent required.Associates degree in related field preferred.B. Licensure / CertificationValid State of Michigan drivers license.Successfully complete department specific new hire training within the first six months of hire.Current certification in Heart SaverC Special Skill / AptitudesAbility to read and write in order to prepare reports, logs and conduct investigations.Analytical skills necessary to interpret a variety of instructions and or data furnished in written, oral, diagram or scheduled form.Communication skills (written & oral skills) necessary in order to efficiently present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.Ability to stand and walk approximately 70 percent of the work time, ability to protect self and others. Must be able to assist, lift and restrain individuals of all sizes & demeanor, which may require physical stamina.Agility & speed are necessary to quickly respond to emergency situations. May be required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands & arms; climb/balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste, smellSpecific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Excellent customer service orientation skills necessary in order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital personnel, outside customers and community groups. II Position Qualifications:Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience Required.D. Experience• Minimum of one year working experience in the field of law enforcement or military police or three (3) years of private security experience or education in a related field of study. Health care security experience preferred. III Duties / Responsibilities:Provides a visible deterrent to crime and prohibited activities by regularly touring hospital buildings and grounds. Responds quickly and effectively to emergency and non-emergent situations. Functions as a member of the First Response Team. Provides visitor/employee screening services a