Company: Memorial Health System
Posted on: May 3, 2021
property of all persons on hospital premises and polices buildings
and grounds to prevent fire, theft and vandalism.
Education and/or Other
diploma or GED. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license.
Sufficient previous experience in security operations. Will receive
patient restraint and one-on-one inservice training. Must have a
valid FOID card or ability to obtain one within 10 days of
To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
comfortable using a computer and be efficient in data
Will be exposed
to dangers of assault and hazard resulting from investigation of
alarms, confronting suspicious persons, calls for service, and
other breaches of the peace. Must have ability to perform job
functions outdoors in inclement weather; must be available to work
on shift and be subject to on-call. Occasional involvement in
demands described are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
- Must be able to
stand, walk and sit for prolonged periods. Occasional stooping,
kneeling, bending, stretching and extension of arms is required.
Occasional running is required.
Must be able to
rapidly climb up five flights of stairs while carrying a ten pound
fire extinguisher. Must be able to move fifty pounds to waist level
using proper body mechanics.
- Must have
visual acuity and field of vision sufficient or correctable to see
suspicious activity/persons, or unsafe/out of norm conditions day
Must have near
visual acuity sufficient or correctable to read reports, work with
records and files, and view CCTV monitors.
hearing sufficient or correctable to notice unusual noises, alarms,
radio calls and pages, and calls for help. Must possess assisted
coordination/ability in both hands sufficient to lock/unlock doors,
type, open doors, and operate a two-way radio, write notes, hold,
carry and manipulate items.
performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to
work under stress and to adapt to changing conditions.
adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.
accommodations may be made to assist an otherwise qualified
individual in the performance of the job. In order to meet the
needs of the Company employees may be assigned other duties, in
addition to or in lieu of those described above.
patrols buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism or
escorts visitors, patients and staff to and from parking areas.
Responds to requests for service.
“Code Reds” and drills in accordance with fire alarm procedures
outlined in the Hospital Fire Plan.
good judgment in determining priorities in responding to emergency
situations appropriately. Controls disorderly patients in a
therapeutic manner by identifying the need, level and type of
crisis intervention necessary.
accurate and factual typed reports and logs of tour of
departmental or Hospital directives and policy.
patient, visitor, staff relations. Strives to be a productive and
positive-minded team member of the department and
Hospital. (Evaluator’s judgment based partially on feedback
from patients, employees and visitors.)
Extent to which
appropriate safety precautions are adhered to, both personally and
as it relates to others and the facility at large.
When assigned one-on-one care, positions self in patient room at
bedside to maintain constant visual observation of the patient and
remain within arm’s length of patient. Never leaves the patient
alone or out of sight unless specifically instructed
duties as assigned.
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