Dignity Health Security Officer in SACRAMENTO, California

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact. Preferred 1 year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service

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

  • Minimum required High School diploma or equivalent. Preferred completion of college level education courses in criminal justice.

  • American Heart Association BLS training within 60 days of hire.

  • 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.

  • Current State issued Security Officer License, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

  • Must be able to speak English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service

  • Completion of college level education courses in criminal justice.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months experience as a Security Officer involving extensive public contact. Preferred 1 year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service

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

  • Minimum required High School diploma or equivalent. Preferred completion of college level education courses in criminal justice.

  • American Heart Association BLS training within 60 days of hire.

  • 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.

  • Current State issued Security Officer License, if applicable, showing no disciplinary actions.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.

  • Must be able to speak English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience as a Security Officer in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service

  • Completion of college level education courses in criminal justice.

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Job ID 2017-43573

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Security

Hours / Pay Period 8

Facility Mercy General Hospital

Shift Varied

Location SACRAMENTO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied