Security Officer I

Pocono Medical Center East Stroudsburg, PA
Job Details

JOB SUMMARY:

Candidate will fill an entry-level security staff position. May be assigned to perform general security services for the protection of hospital staff, customers, and property. Identifies and corrects safety hazards. Promotes positive guest relations by providing services as needed by patients, families, visitors and staff in a professional manner. Maintains orderliness of the environment of care and promotes the Pocono Health System values at all times

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

College coursework or professional training/certifications preferred.

Prior work history in hospital security including inpatient Behavioral Health, Law Enforcement, Military (current service or honorable discharged) or Fire/EMS preferred

Driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Must have no previous record of convictions for crimes.

Must be proficient in methods of self-defense, restraint, report writing and customer service.

Must have or be able to acquire functional knowledge of law enforcement codes, safety and fire regulations

Must possess and demonstrate acceptable written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to interact effectively with all levels of Medical Center management, staff, patients, families and the general public.

Demonstrates high level of service orientation. Demonstrates competencies to interact with patients of all ages.

Must possess and demonstrate ability to successfully interact with stakeholders (patients, providers, and community) and other customers, families, staff, management, physicians and general public under highstress circumstances in a professional manner.