Security Officer

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Posted
Jul 10, 2018
Closes
Aug 01, 2018
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital Security Department is hiring a Security Officer.

The Sentara Security Department is seeking a vigilant and detailed Security Officer candidate to provide a physically safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees at Sentara Hospitals and Free-standing Emergency Departments. The Security Officer actively patrols campus and monitors activity in and around buildings and grounds, and responds appropriately to routine and emergency situations. This individual performs camera surveillance, maintains department logs and records, uses computer skills for documentation of daily activities, conducts security investigations, evaluates situations and takes appropriate steps for professional and timely resolution.

A positive driving record is required.

A new hire will complete Handle with Care De-escalation training within 30 days of hire and completed Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) certification by International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) within 90 days of hire.

Former military, law enforcement or security officer experience preferred

The Security Officer provides a physically safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees at Sentara Hospitals and Free-standing Emergency Departments. The Security Officer actively patrols campus and monitors activity in and around buildings and grounds, and responds appropriately to routine and emergency situations. This individual performs camera surveillance, maintains department logs and records, uses computer skills for documentation of daily activities, conducts security investigations, evaluates situations and takes appropriate steps for professional and timely resolution.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Related - 1 year

Preferred: Security - Previous experience

License
Required: Drivers License

Preferred: Cert Healthcare Security Ofc, Handle With Care Cert

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Office, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Handle With Care de-escalation training must be successfully completed within 180 days of hire. Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) certification by International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) must be successfully obtained within 90 days of hire. Former military, law enforcement or security officer experience preferred

External Posting Description
Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Sentara RMH Medical Center, a Magnet designated hospital located in Harrisonburg VA, serves a seven-county area with a population of 218,000 residents. The 238-bed community hospital partnered with the Sentara Healthcare system in May of 2011. Sentara RMH features the RMH Hahn Cancer Center, a state of the art center equipped with the latest cancer fighting technologies available in the nation.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

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