Security Officer

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 23, 2018
Closes
Aug 24, 2018
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Security
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General 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.

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
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

Facility Highlights:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.

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!

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Keyword: Security, Law Enforcement, Security Officer

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