Security Officer - Public Safety

William Backus Hospital Norwich, CT
Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

JOB SUMMARY

Protects life and property of all persons on Hospital premises and patrols hospital buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft and vandalism. Secures, unlocks and protects hospital buildings. Responds to security needs of hospital personnel.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: One (1) year experience in public safety field.

License and Certification: Current State of Connecticut Certification as a Public Safety Officer or be able to obtain certification within 90 days of hire. Valid driver's license with a clean record. Successful Completion, Fitness for duty test. Certifications for First Aid, OCAT, MOAB, handcuffs and CPR-AED.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school diploma. Management of Aggressive Behavior, Handcuffing, Oleoresin Capsicum, First Aid, CPR-AED certifications required as a condition of continued employment.

Experience:

Two (2) to five (5) years security or related experience required.

License and Certification:

Current State of Connecticut Certification as a Public Safety Officer.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).

Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively in order to provide information and instruction.

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING

Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures, but Incumbents must organize the work and set priorities. Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

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