Company: Dignity Health
Posted on: June 3, 2021
Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community
hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El
Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, and
Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited,
non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more
than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services
including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological
surgeries. We also provide comprehensive and award-winning
orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and
outpatient rehabilitation, and specialty orthopedic care. As a
certified Joint Commission Stroke Center, Mercy Folsom provides
exceptional care to our patients in our Medical Surgical and
Intensive Care units, as well as our 25-bed Emergency Department.
Our Family Birth Center features private and contemporary birthing
suites where labor, delivery, and recovery occur in one room, as
well as award-winning lactation training and support. Mercy Folsom
received Among America's 250 Best Hospitals recognition and is a
Primary Stroke Center.
The Security Officer is expected to provide a reasonably safe
and secure environment for all who enter Dignity Health properties
and to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds. It is
expected that the security officer will demonstrate behavior
consistent with Dignity Health core value and humankindness. The
security officer shall support Dignity Health's strategic plan and
the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process
improvement activities. Responsibilities include:
- Protecting staff, patients, and visitors by responding to calls
for assistance in a timely and prudent manner such as violent or
unruly patients, visitors, crimes committed or in progress, opening
doors, and responding to emergency codes.
- Patrol the facility and grounds by foot or vehicle; monitor
security alarms and dispatch officers promptly to location(s) where
needed, and report unsafe acts or conditions.
- Knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, supplies, reports
HIPPA breaches if witnessed; investigate security breaches, conduct
follow-up investigations, and write incident reports.
- Log all activities in a daily log to accurately record events;
and (2) complete clear, concise, and legible reports in a timely
manner; use appropriate emergency and radio codes in dispatching
security officers while knowing hospital campus to ensure that
those dispatched are to right location.
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- Six (6) months experience as a security officer in a hospital
or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service;
or one (1) year experience as a security officer.
- High school diploma or equivalent; or three (3) years'
experience as a security officer.
- Current driver's license issued by the state wherein the
position is posted with satisfactory DMV report on file or the
ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire; (2) current state
issued security officer license, showing no disciplinary actions;
(3) workplace violence training annually.
- Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally, and
in writing; understand and use de-escalation techniques.
- Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security
Officer within 90 days, and American Heart Association CPR/BLS
Certification within 90 days of hire.
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