Responsible for a variety of routine safety and emergency security activities while safeguarding students, employees, visitors, patients and property. Conducts Public Safety training and development programs. First responder to all emergency incidents within the assigned facility. Functions as an informal resource to colleagues, trains and on-boards new employees.
Maintains security of the hospital, professional buildings and parking lot/deck.
Communicates to management of individual officer and/or shift development or deficiencies, training, status of projects, etc.
Acts as an informal resource for colleagues
Conducts new employee and current employee training as it relates to key job responsibilities and security operations.
Oversee the responses to all routine and emergency security activities as assigned by policy or management.
Maintain continued training and readiness of self and junior officers.
Perform incident documentation and initial incident investigation.
Responsible for actively monitoring all at risk patients and deescalating difficult situations.
Respond appropriately to aggressive behavior and apply physical restraints.
Perform documentation in the medical record.
In the event of an emergency, maintains order and safety of personnel.
Advocates crime prevention and a secure work environment through observation, interaction, and intervention.
Enforces all PHC policies, regulations and applicable state and federal laws.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Capable of demonstrating basic literacy and satisfactory interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to learn and operate computerized security systems, CCTV monitoring equipment, and standard 2-way radios.
Possess public/human relations skills, able to cope with stress and emergency situations.
Write clear and comprehensive status reports, and correspondence; present ideas and information effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Two (2) years general security, military or other public safety experience.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Valid Georgia Driver’s License
Certified Advanced Healthcare Security Officer (IAHSS) preferred
Georgia Law Enforcement Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification preferred
Ability to type approximately 30 words per minute and enter data on a computer keyboard preferred
Carry less lethal weapons such as a Taser CEW and/or an expandable baton required
May be required to carry company issued firearm
Diversity & Inclusion
At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.
Excellence at Work
Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.