Various Shifts Available Work Schedules: Location: Medical Center, US:FL: Lakeland
Demonstrates commitment to the vision, core purpose/mission and goals of LRH modeling the values and culture. The position of Security Officer is responsible to work under the direct supervision of the Lead Security Officer and Security Supervisor while staffing safety and security assignments thus providing a safe and secure environment for patients, families, guests, physicians, staff and property of LRH. The position of Security Officer must identify opportunities for and contribute to the improvement of quality, safety and cost, as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction. Performs all other duties as assigned.
- Promotes and fosters Public/Employee/Community Relations. Actively participates in individual and team development. Performs and demonstrates competency in maintaining compliance with accreditation / regulatory requirements and all LRH corporate objectives, policy and procedure. - Completes and demonstrates working knowledge of all security education and training, policy, procedure and SOP. Completes all required LRH and licensing required annual and ongoing training. - Active participant in knowing, understanding and working toward the accomplishment of department goals and objectives. Liaison with Law Enforcement and EMS Agencies and other support services as required. - Maintaining orderly environment. Intercede in disputes, both physical and verbal, between persons using verbal de-escalation techniques and skills and defuses potentially violent patient, employee, or visitor situations. Able to physically manage combative, violent persons without hesitation using techniques taught in the required security aggression management training. - Reaction appropriately to all Internal and External Emergencies. Prevent specific patients (Baker Acted, Prisoners, high risks, etc.) from leaving their clinical unit and assist in returning them should they do so. Monitors and initiates activity to mitigate and remove general public safety issues. - Investigates and documents all reported safety or security issues according to department and hospital policy, utilizing electronic technology when provided and mandated. Handles accident reporting and completes thorough Investigations. Completes all relevant and required documentation and follow up investigation activity. - Response to all requests for service. Provides customer service/contributing to provisions of quality patient experience. Provides visitor and employee escorts to departments and areas within and outside of the hospital as appropriate. - Actively performs preventative patrol and demonstrates basic crime prevention / patrol competency (Crime Prevention Interior and Exterior). Performs routine, regular patrols within the facility and hospital grounds according to a schedule set by Security Leadership and as needed to prevent fire, thefts, vandalism, ensure doors are secure, provide information to visitors and provide a security presence at doors, in lobbies and parking lots to ensure safety of staff and visitors. - Performs parking and traffic control objectives through enforcing LRH parking policy by patrolling the parking lots, addressing staff who is inappropriately parking and/or reporting cars that are inappropriately parked. - Participates in activities not directly related to security service operations as approved by security services leadership to include transport and release of bodies from the morgue, patient escort, elevator recall checks, special event setups and the cleaning, organizing and/or redirection of hospital equipment such as patient transport items (wheelchairs, stretchers, etc.). Maintains security equipment (Vehicles, Service Equipment, Radios, Computers, Etc. Inspects security technology (Panic/Duress, AEDs, Call Boxes, Secured Doors) and completes service repair orders as appropriate. Performs interior and exterior safety inspections (lighting, access, egress, code violations) and completes repair orders as appropriate.
Qualifications & Experience
Essential: High School or Equivalent License Essential: Valid State Drivers License, Class D Security LIcense (Florida) within 90 days of hire date Certification Preferred: Current and valid IAHSS Basic, Advanced or Supervisor Certification Experience Essential: Six months in security position (health care preferred), law enforcement or military security.
Valid Florida Driver License required
Internal Number: 5451
About Lakeland Regional Health
Lakeland Regional Health is committed to providing patient-focused, health care services while continuing to improve the quality of care to our patients, families, guests and physicians.