Public Safety Officer (Nights)-PEM
Responsible for a variety of routine safety and emergency security activities while safeguarding students,
employees, visitors, patients and property. First responder to all emergency incidents within the assigned
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One year of experience in general security, military or other public safety experience preferred.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
For those required to drive a Piedmont vehicle, valid Drivers license & must adhere to Piedmont 's
Healthcare Vehicle Safety Program policy 3500
Certified Healthcare Security Officer (IAHSS) preferred
Georgia 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 non-lethal weapons such as a Taser CEW and/or a baton required
Maintains security of the hospital, professional buildings and parking lot/deck.
Responsible for a variety of safety routine and emergency security activities
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.
Enforces all PHC policies, regulations and applicable state and federal laws.
Directs traffic when needed
Assists patients/visitors by giving directions and responding to emergencies.
Advocates crime prevention and a secure work environment through observation, interaction, and
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.