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Security Officer (Multiple Opportunities)

Company: UPMC
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionUPMC Chautauqua is currently hiring multiple Full Time and Casual Security Officers.Purpose :Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, staff and all UPMC owned and adjacent properties. Establish a uniformed security presence by patrolling UPMC hospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to deter criminal activity, document activities, and contact UPMC Police Officers or other appropriate law enforcement when necessary. Monitors security, fire, and environmental alarms. Responds to and resolves problems, disputes and unusual circumstances as necessary. Provides customer service to patients, families, visitors and staff to maintain a safe and secure environment. Document incidents on appropriate reports as required.Responsibilities:Establish a uniformed security presence by patrolling UPMChospitals, buildings, grounds and associated areas to deter criminal activity,document activities, and contact appropriate law enforcement when necessary.Responds to and resolves problems, disputes and unusualcircumstances as necessary.Provides customer service to patients, families, visitors andstaff to maintain a safe and secure environment.Report and document incidents, suspicious activities andhazards.Monitor security, fire, and environmental alarms, respond toalarms and assist when needed.Staff fixed posts to monitor ingress and egress to securedareas.Conduct patient escorts and stand-by details.Assist with traffic control and vehicle assists.Transport deceased to morgue/release bodies from morgue.Operate UPMC vehicles in accordance with the rules andregulations of state and/or local laws Maintain required certifications andlicensing.Complete all mandatory training programs per departmentalguidelines.Inspect incoming and outgoing parcels as necessary toprevent theft.StandardResponsibilitiesPerforms in accordance with system-widecompetencies/behaviors.Performs other duties as assigned.Indicates a non-essential job responsibility.QualificationsRequirements:High School diploma or equivalentAssociates degree in CriminalJustice and/or one-year experience in safety, security, law enforcement, orrelated field preferred.High level of integrity requiredfor handling sensitive/confidential UPMC information.Must possess strong interpersonalskills, especially the ability to effectively interact, communicate, anddiffuse potential combative situations with persons from all walks of life.Psychological fitness required to dealwith stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations.Physical fitness requirements to dealwith typical physical demands that require full body motion and physicalstrength and stamina sufficient to respond to crisis interventions and medicalemergencies. Must have good hand/eye coordination and able to pass aneye and hearing test with appropriate correction.Be able toeffectively communicate both orally and in written format.Goodinterpersonal skills; able to deal with stress and potentially dangerousconflict situations.Allapplicants will be subject to a thorough background and criminal record checkMust beavailable for all shiftsOfficers arerequired to wear a ballistic vest.Licensure/Certification:N ew YorkSecurity Guard License as defined in section 7A of the General Business LawFBICriminal History Check required every 60 monthsMaintain Valid Driver's LicenseCPR certification required within 90 days ofhireCCMC training is required within 60 days ofhire and annually thereafterMust meet audio standards as follows: Mustbe able to distinguish a normal whisper at a distance of fifteen (15) feet. Thetest shall be independently conducted on each ear, while the tested ear isfacing away from the speaker and the other ear is firmly covered with the palmof the hand. Use of a hearing aid is permittedMustmeet visual standards as follows: Correctedvision of at least 20/20 in one eye and 20/40 in the other. Binocular Single Vision exam to ensuresuitable depth perception. ColorPerception- a suitable Pseudoisochromatic color plate test. Field of vision-combined field of vision 120degrees or greater in the horizontal meridian, excepting normal blind spots.Successfully pass UPMC Physical FitnessStandard prior to hire.Physical fitness requirements to deal withtypical physical demands that require full body motion and physical strengthand stamina sufficient to respond to crisis interventions and medicalemergencies. Must have good hand/eyecoordination.Demonstrate the ability to perform activitieswithin a medium physical demand category as per U.S. Department of Laborguidelines, which define Medium Work as Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of forceoccasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater thannegligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Retesting willoccur every three (3) years or upon management request.Physical requirements include: Lifting,carrying, pushing, and pulling 50 pounds on an occasional basis. Posturalrequirements are as follows: Sitting -constant; balancing - rare; repetitive kneeling - rare; overhead reaching -occasional; grasping - constant; sustained kneeling - rare; fine manipulation -frequent; repetitive squatting - rare; twisting - frequent; forward reaching -frequent; stooping - occasional; stair climbing - occasional; ladder climb -rare; functional ambulation - constant; emergency response to move rapidly in asafe manner to locations of emergent situations.Category/Hours: Rare = 0-0.1 hours per day or 0-5 repetitionsper shift; Occasional = .01 - 2.5 hours per day or 1-100 repetitions per shift;Frequent = 2.25 - 5.5 hours per day or 100-500 repetitions per shift; andconstant = 5.5+ hours per day or greater than 500 repetitions per shift.Required Personality Test- A full lengthcurrent standard form of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPIor MMPI2-RF) will be administered by a licensed psychologist orparaprofessional employed by and under the direct control and supervision ofthe licensed psychologist.EmployeeHealth RequirementsPhysical Package Option - NC -Patient Care EnvironmentREQNUMBER: 200002MR

Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Security Officer (Multiple Opportunities), Other , Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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