Dignity Health Security Officer in BAKERSFIELD, California

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The position of a Security Officer is expected to provide a reasonable safe and secure environment for all who enter Dignity Health's properties and to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds. It is expected that the Security Officer will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Dignity Health's Core Values and humankindness. The Security Officer shall support Dignity Health's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service or one (1) year experience as a security officer

  • High School graduate

  • Current Driver's License issued by the State wherein the position is posted with satisfactory DMV report on file or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire; (2) Current State issued security officer license, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions; (3) workplace violence training annually

Special Skills:

  • Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally, and in writing; understand and use de-escalation techniques

Training:

  • Completion of IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 days of hire.

  • BLS/CPR Training within 60 days of hire

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Job ID 2018-52514

Employment Type Full Time

Department Security

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Southwest Hospital- Bakersfield

Shift Varied

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied Shifts