Sergeant Security

May 12, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
The Sergeant Security will assist the security supervisor in the supervision and monitoring of shift security operations. Provide protection and security for patients, employees, visitors, and volunteers by properly implementing security management plans, protocols, and directives. Protect hospital buildings, assets, and grounds as assigned by insuring that proactive security patrols are conducted throughout the institution. Perform security patrols of the hospital, garage and perimeter.


Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Work Experience
5 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Related security experience (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
A valid driver's license required.
Ability to immediately obtain a Security Officer 's license.
Ability to obtain a Special Police Commission from the Metropolitan Police Department within 6 months - requires knowledge of Special Police Officer 's rules and regulations.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and to climb hospital stairs to the heliport in less than two minutes; Must be able to walk/run a mile in ten minutes.
Must be able to work in secluded areas

Functional Accountabilities

1. Make a constant patrol of the hospital to ensure that officers are on post and performing duties properly .
2. Ensure that work orders are completed for safety and security violations.
3. Conduct follow-up to ensure that work is completed in a timely manner.

Emergency Response
1. Timely and appropriate response to all emergency situations.
2. Ensure the applicable policies, procedures and directives are followed according to the specifics of the emergency situation.

Incident Reports
1. Write accurate incident reports and conduct thorough initial investigations.
2. Review incident reports submitted by subordinates for accuracy and quality.
3. Review DVR system tapes in an effort to further investigative efforts into crimes and other noteworthy incidents.

Inventory Control
1. Ensure that a thorough inventory of security equipment is performed.
2. Immediately report any inventory discrepancies to the shift supervisor being relieved.
3. Ensure equipment broken or damaged during the course of the shift is properly reported to the Security Director.

1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
Shift Changes
1. Conduct shift briefings and debriefings for the purpose of disseminating vital information and reinforcing departmental expectations.
2. Inform the oncoming supervisor of noteworthy daily events.
3. Perform daily uniform inspections at the beginning of each shift.

Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
2. Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
3. Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
4. Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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