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Glens Falls Hospital Security Officer in Glens Falls, New York

The Impact You Can Make * * Attention all law enforcement professionals and licensed security guards! Are you looking to apply your public safety and security skills in a healthcare setting? Do you want to make a significant impact in the lives of others by safeguarding patients and staff? If so, Glens Falls Hospital’s Security Unit has an opportunity for you! We are searching for a licensed security officer who is dedicated to providing top notch security surveillance and response to help ensure the wellbeing of our staff, patients and visitors. This position is entry level for recently licensed professionals, and an excellent career path for experienced current/former state and local law enforcement personnel. If you are a dedicated individual with a passion for security services, we want to hear from you today! Team Impact In this role, you will work with a team of licensed professionals to provide a wide range security service to maintain a safe and secure environment. You will help us ensure the wellbeing of our staff and visitors by maintaining surveillance of the hospital buildings, premises, and patients within. You will be counted on to provide a customer service presence and to monitor conduct of those on hospital premises and providing deterrence of adverse events. Some highlights about this opportunity include: * Full time and part-time opportunities available for evening and overnight hours * Position is eligible for shift differentials on top of base pay (up to 30%!) * Great entry level role for recently Licensed New York State Security Guards! * On-the-job training is available with a comprehensive orientation phase to give you the tools to succeed in your career * Excellent opportunity for advancement for experience security personnel to grow York skills in conflict resolution in a healthcare setting * Great opportunity for current and former state/local law enforcement officers who are seeking a change in pace for their career The Glens Falls Hospital Impact Mission Our Mission is to improve the health of people in our region by providing access to exceptional, affordable, and patient-centered care every day and in every setting. How You Will Fulfill Your Potential Responsibilities * Patrol all hospital buildings and premises according to procedures * Observe and monitor patients who have been diagnosed as a danger to themselves or others, utilizing de-escalation techniques, in order to control these patients * Maintain designated fixed posts in facility for observation and security support * Responsible for ensuring that visitors are scanned through the security metal detector for the safety and security of patients and staff * Respond to all code incidents and be prepared to take emotional and physical control of an individual who is on the verge of or has lost control * Perform courier services per department policy * Maintain all required documentation via computer * Consult with and keep supervisor informed of activities, needs and problems * Respond to all requests for assistance from patients, visitors, and staff * Control parking and traffic flow, enforce parking regulations and occasionally assist in lot control for plowing and maintenance Education/Experience: * High School Graduate or GED required. * Security experience preferred. Skills/Abilities: * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and policies/procedures. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. * Project a professional image. Must be friendly, personable and always alert to customer needs. * Must be able to communicate effectively with all individuals in a friendly, positive manner and possibly in adverse situations. * Must be able to defuse possible violent situations. * Basic math skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and compute in all units of measure. * Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations such as those relating to the security function. * Ability to use/learn computers. * Ability to balance multiple tasks/priorities. Licenses/Certificates/Registrations * NYS Security Guard certified * Valid driver's license Salary Range The expected base rate for this Glens Falls, New York, United States-based position is $19.00 to $34.69 per hour. Exact rate is determined on a case-by-case basis commensurate with experience level, as well as education and certifications pertaining to each position which may be above the listed job requirements. Benefits Glens Falls Hospital is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are available to active, full-time and part-­time employees who work at least 30 hours per week, can be foundhere. Job: Support Services* *Title: *Security Officer Location: NY-Glens Falls Requisition ID: 230VL