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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Public Safety Ofcr II, Armed in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Patrols facilities and property making observations to detect unauthorized persons or activities and unsafe conditions.

  • Maintains visibility to deter criminal activity.

  • Reports minor violations to police or other law enforcement personnel.

  • Provides restraint under lawful direction and may administer first aid or CPR in emergency situations.

  • Follows organizational guidelines in reporting security-related information.

  • Performs regular, armed foot patrols of building(s) and exterior to observe any unusual signs of disturbance or activity.

  • Controls access to restricted organizational properties and verifies the admittance of authorized individuals.

  • Responds to fire and safety alarms, hazards, or violations while on patrol.

  • Responds and intervenes in confrontations and restrains violent or disoriented persons as lawfully directed, providing support to clinical team as patient emergencies arise.

  • Observes the necessary safety precautions and established protocols for observations, holds, and patient restraints in accordance with federal, state, and organizational mandates to ensure a safe work environment.

  • Makes recommendations for changes in safety and security procedures to maintain a high quality of security services.

  • Assists with parking and security during special events and provides visitors with directions and security information.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Two (2) years of military, law enforcement or security experience.

  • Able to exercise physical restraint.

  • Requires a Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record.

  • Must obtain a CPR card within six (6) months of employment.

  • Must obtain IAHSS (International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety) certification within one (1) year of employment.

  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certification preferred.

  • Must be able to pass extensive Psych Evaluation as a condition of employment.

  • Maintains licensure and proficiency in the use of all assigned protective equipment, restraint devices and firearms.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Security

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 71325

Job Category Public Safety & Security

Schedule 6a-2:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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