Security Officer - Patient Watch for Hospital in Jackson - ON CALL

Allied Universal Security Jackson, CA
Overview

We are seeking On-Call/Patient Watch Security Officers to support our team at a Hospital in Jackson, CA.

What is Patient Watch? Patient observers are Security Officers who observe patients who may be a threat to themselves or others, and provide patients a safe environment. Security Officers maintain constant visual observation of the patient on special "observation".This is an outstanding opportunity for Security Officers seeking additional hours and income. It is also a terrific opportunity for Security Officers who are new to the industry and want to get their foot in the door with a great market leader.

Must be able to respond to patient watch security requests within the Auburn and surrounding areasRequirements:

* Flexibility in scheduling

* Calm, professional demeanor

* Strong visual attention to detail

* Strong communicator

* Must receive medical clearance prior to working in a hospital setting (AUS covers the cost of clearance)

* Willing to receive: Hospital-specific training, safety training, AlliedUniversal healthcare training, and customer service training.

The Professional Security Officer is the heart of Allied Universal Services. Our officers allow us to accomplish our company's core purpose which is "to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in our communities". The Professional Security Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the facilities they protect.

Job Description

Qualifications/Requirements:

Qualified applicants for the Professional Security Officer position will meet the minimum requirements, as described below:

* High school diploma or equivalent required

* At least 18 years of age

* Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines

* Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills

* Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

* Must be able to obtain a valid Guard License as required in the state for which you are applying

* As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test

* As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty

* Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills

* Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations

* Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites

* Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard;

* Neat and professional appearance

* Ability to provide quality customer service

* Ability to handle both common and crisis situations at the client site, calmly and efficiently

* Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones

* Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)

Physical and Mental Functions:

* Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

* Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

* Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

* Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

* Run as needed

* Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks

* Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

* Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

* Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

ClosingAllied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: 866.825.5433 or www.AUS.com.

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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Requisition ID2018-218134