Security Officer

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 27, 2019
Closes
May 10, 2019
Ref
122229BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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.

Qualifications

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.

Sentara Leigh Hospital

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

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 on the following link: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/ .

Keyword: Security, Law Enforcement, Security Officer

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