Provides a safe and secure environment for patients, employees, and visitors; protects hospital buildings, assets, and premises as assigned. Under the general supervision of the Director of Security Services or his designee, an employee in this class performs security work in accordance with written and verbal instructions, which allow some use of discretion during the performance of work. Work is performed on a rotating shift basis and involves the patrolling of hallways, grounds and security entrances, intercepting visitors, verifying identification and the determination of safety hazards.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement programs and safety standards.
Patrols hospital buildings and premises to prevent threats, fire, theft, vandalism, and intruders.
Monitors visitors, staff and patients while on hospital premises; confronts unauthorized persons for questioning as needed.
Reports safety issues, concerns, fire hazards and security violations.
Responds to inquiries for advice, guidance or assistance from hospital personnel, students and visitors.
Provides assistance in restraints of behavioral health patients and unruly visitors/staff, in accordance with training.
Participates in investigations; maintains records and other documents pertinent to security activities.
Secures and/or unlocks perimeter gates, offices doors and facilities exits.
Performs other duties as assigned.