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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Mgr, Security in Decatur, Georgia


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?



  • Under limited supervision, manages the implementation of Emory's Public Safety Management program.

  • Assesses security threats to the hospital(s) and assists in planning appropriate strategies and countermeasures.

  • Reviews and analyzes data and devises risk minimization programs.

  • Works with the Director of Public Safety to facilitate consistent Security Operations 24/7.

  • Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

  • Responsible for orienting, training and directing team of security officers. Recommends policy/procedure changes to improve operations.

  • Assists in the interviewing and selection of new staff for the department.

  • Oversees the creation and dissemination of crime/incident related reports.

  • Serves as a relief watch commander.

  • Supervises staff and manages employee performance.

  • Provides on-going performance feedback, addresses problems, training, verifies competency and identifies and suggests ways to develop skills.

  • Monitors workflow.

  • Recommends disciplinary action when appropriate in accordance with human resources policies.

  • Responsible for administering departmental policies and procedures in accordance with organizational and governmental guidelines.

  • Establishes and evaluates safety standards in compliance with organizational and governmental guidelines.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Six (6) years of military, law enforcement or security experience, with a minimum of three years of supervisory/lead experience required.

  • Six (6) years of continuous employment at Emory as a Security/Public Safety Supervisor may substitute for the Associate's Degree.

  • Able to exercise physical restraint.

  • Requires a valid CPR card, Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record.

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

  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certification and Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) preferred.

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

  • (Locations with armed officers) 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 Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Security

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 63025

Job Category Public Safety & Security

Schedule 8a-5p

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.