Union Hospital
 Elkton, MD

Requisition Number: SECUR02250

Union Hospital is seeking a Security Officer who performs a variety of security and safety related functions while involved in the safeguarding of employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and property.

Schedule: Saturday-Wednesday, 1500-2300.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing a safe environment for patients, employees, and visitors.
  • Protects buildings, assets and premises.
  • Patients and visitors will be of primary concern to the Security Officer.
  • Assist clinical staff with lifting patients when needed.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure during emergency situation.
  • Must possess outstanding service excellence skills.
  • Must be able to intervene with physically aggressive individuals.
  • Produce all hospital staff identification and establish access level.
  • Identifies and investigates unusual or suspicious activity.
  • Conduct investigations for Risk Management.
  • Provide security and safety to behavioral health staff and patients.
  • Coordinates after hour visitor procedures.
  • Demonstrate competency in roles and responsibilities while responding to all emergency codes.
  • Coordinate mortuary issues with local funeral homes and law enforcement.
  • Coordinate with Child Protection on family domestic issues in the maternal infant center and pediatrics.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Licenses / Certifications: American Heart Association BLS and De-Escalation certification required within 90 days of employment. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.

Experience: Two years’ experience in security, military service, police, public safety or an equivalent amount

of education may be substituted. Hospital experience is preferred.