Brandywine Hospital
Security Officer
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Coatesville Map
Posted: 11/02/2019
Closing: 12/01/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Brandywine Hospital
Job description

Work to create a safe and secure environment for patients, employees, students, and visitors. Assist all
individuals in understanding and conveniently utilizing Hospital facilities. Provide a first response to
emergency situations, and coordinate with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police.

Physical Requirements and Physical Demands
'According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is possible that requirements may be modified to
reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose
serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the
1. Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
2. Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
3. Writing: Must be able to accurately document pertinent information either by writing or typing.
4. Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and
computer screens.
Frequently within shift (34-66%): Sitting, Walking, Lifting 10 lbs. maximum and occasionally lifting and/or
carrying objects, Ability to lift, push, pull with assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of the average
patient specific to department.
Occasionally within shift (1-33%): Standing, Bending, Crouching, Squatting, Crawling, Kneeling, Balancing,
Pulling with force, Reaching above head, Reaching above shoulder, Lift from floor level up, Lift from waist
level up, Lift above shoulders/head, Lifting 20 lbs. maximum and frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects
weighing up to 10 lbs., Lifting 50 lbs. maximum and frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to
25 lbs.

Physical Environment
May be exposed to blood borne pathogens - High Risk
May be exposed to communicable diseases
May be exposed to extreme conditions, (i.e. heat or cold)
May be exposed to gaseous fumes and helicopter attributes (i.e. noise, wind, etc.)
May be exposed to high noise levels
May be exposed to moving mechanical parts
May be exposed to potential electrical shock
May be exposed to toxic, caustic, chemicals, and / or detergents
May be exposed to X-Ray/electromagnetic energy
May perform emergency care


Education Requirements
**Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
*High School Diploma or GED (Required)
2 year / Associate Degree: Criminal Justice (Preferred)

Certification and Licensure Requirements
Valid Driver's License (Required)
AED qualified (Preferred)
CPI (Preferred)

Experience and Skills
*1-3 Years 1 to 3 years experience in the field of security, law enforcement or military. (Required)
Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft
PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Ability to present and instruct training sessions and presentations to a group

Security Officer