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Security Officer

St Johns Regional Medical Center Oxnard, California
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Requisition ID 2022-241748 Employment Type Part Time Department Security Hours/Pay Period 40 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varied, 0630-1500 Remote No Category Safety and Security
Overview

As our Security Guard at St John's Regional Medical Center, you will monitor buildings and grounds on the property to ensure the safety and security of employees, patients, and other visitors. 

Every day you will monitor the property by walking and driving around the premises.  

Your security detail could include guarding the facility and unit access points, monitoring surveillance cameras, testing new security technology, and protecting all employees/visitors against acts of violence should they arise. 

To be successful in this role, you’ll need the ability to remain calm and take action based on the situation, known facts, and understand the position limitations. You are also expected to respond to emergency codesin a timely manner. Previous experience in security/patrol in a healthcare setting is preferred. 

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more.

This position is represented by Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA) and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

St John's Regional Medical Center is nationally recognized for providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Oxnard, California. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.


Responsibilities

The Security Officer is expected to provide a reasonable safe and secure environment for all who enter Dignity Health properties and to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds.  It is expected that the security officer will demonstrate behavior consistent with Dignity Health core value and HumanKindness.  The Security Officer shall support Dignity Health’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities.

Protects staff, patients, and visitors by responding to calls for assistance in a timely and prudent manner such as violent or unruly patients, crimes committed or in progress, opening doors, and responding to emergency codes.

Patrolling the facility and grounds by foot or vehicle; motor security alarms an dispatch officers promptly to location(s) where needed; and report un-safe acts or conditions.

Knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, supplies, reports HIPPA breaches if witnessed; investigate security breaches, conduct follow-up investigations, and write incident reports.

Log all activities in daily log to accurately record events; and complete clear, concise, and legible reports in a timely manner; use appropriate emergency and radio codes in dispatching security officers while knowing hospital campus to ensure that dispatches are to right location.

Comfortable with transporting items to the morgue.

This position is represented by S.P.F.P.A. and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • OR three (3) years’ experience as a security officer
  • Current California (CA) Driver’s License
  • Clean DMV Report on file
  • CA Security Guard Card; showing no disciplinary actions
    • **If you do not have a state issued guard card, click here for information on how to obtain one.
  • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days
  • American Heart Association  approved Basic Life Support ( CT CPRBLS) certification within 90 days of employment
  • Annual workplace violence training

Preferred:

  • Six (6) months experience as a security officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement
  • OR one (1) year experience as a security officer
  • If clean DMV report unavailable; must have ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire

Special Skills:

Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally and in writing, understand and use de-escalation techniques

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