Security Officer / 10am - 6pm
Northwell Health
 New Hyde Park, NY

Protects and safeguards hospital property, personnel, patients and visitors. Maintains order, detects crime and works to prevent future occurrences; operates hospital vehicles; enforces Hospital Security policies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Patrols and monitors buildings and grounds to protect life and property and to prevent fire, thefts, vandalism, illegal entry and enforce hospital policies.
  • Enforces access control policy. Secures doors, locks, etc. and activates or de-activates alarms, as required.
  • Controls and regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic in a safe, orderly and respectful manner.
  • Operates and maintains facility vehicles in accordance with regulatory compliance and policies.
  • Operates and maintains all security and facility equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ guidelines and facility policies.
  • Writes incident report in accordance with policies and procedures to document events.
  • Checks contents of packages.
  • Restrains patients and unruly persons, on the hospital grounds and in buildings; assists security personnel in the performance of their duties, through the use of physical force, when required.
  • Reports all fire hazards and safety violations. Escorts Hospital personnel, as required.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Valid NYS Security Guard License, required.
  • Valid NYS Drivers License
  • OR
  • Valid NYS CDL Permit (Class B-with Passenger Certification valid for air brakes) within six (6) months of employment, required based on operational needs of a specific Business Unit.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent certification within orientation period, required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Security Officer, preferred.