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Security Officer

Facility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: Security Category: Service and Trade Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Varied hours Hours: varied ReqNum: 6028735

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.

Responsibilities include:

Responds quickly and effectively to emergent and non-emergent situations.

Ensures only authorized personnel are admitted onto Hospital premises.

Responds without undue delay to emergency calls for assistance to control disorderly conduct or combative patients.

Patrols buildings and grounds; inspects doors, windows and locks to determine level of security.

Investigates incidents of unusual circumstances reported by hospital personnel, visitors, physicians or patients.Reports all incidents, verbally or through incident report documentation before the end of the shift.

Inspects, tests, and maintains fire related equipment and apparatus at the Hospital and off sites; conducts fire & safety inspections of buildings.

Instructs Hospital personnel on fire safety and prevention.

Regulates and controls vehicular traffic; ensures emergency vehicle access and patrols parking areas to detect any irregularities.

Assists and gives courteous responses to any inquiry made by patients, visitors or personnel.

Writes accurate, clear, legible reports.

Qualifications include:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience/skills: Three years of satisfactory experience in the security field, preferably in a hospital or health related facility or newly licensed security officer currently enrolled in and/or have taken relevant college courses.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

Licensure: NYS Security License. Valid NYS drivers license.

Risk Exposure: Exposure to agitated or violent persons.

Hazard Assessment: Exposure to traffic, fire, and safety hazards.

Physical Demands: Lifting, exposed to outside weather conditions as well as interior related patrols.


A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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