Reading Hospital
Security Officer
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 08/25/2019
Closing: 09/24/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading 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. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, visitors, and employees in navigating through the Hospital campus, including all buildings, parking structures and grounds.



Qualifications

Must obtain Certification by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, both basic and advanced training. Full certification required within six months of employment. Must be AED/CPR certified within 60 days of employment. Trained in conflict management and workplace violence preferred. Interact regularly with angry, emotionally distraught, and verbally abusive individuals. Interact intermittently with physically abusive individuals. Work both indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather conditions. Endure long periods of constant standing and walking as typical, some running. Heavy lifting, including helping mobility-impaired patients is frequent. Exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials is possible. Normal hearing and normal vision with corrective lenses is required. Must have a valid PA Driver's license. High school Diploma/ GED and a demonstrated ability to read and write. Prior working experience and/or education in Security/Criminal Justice is strongly preferred.

Security Officer