Lead, Security Specialist

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Vail Health
October 6, 2021
Vail, Colorado
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Lead, Security Specialist 8076

Vail, Co
180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657
Support Services
Full-time (Year Around), Days
Posted 09/28/2021
Req # 11160
Min:$18.92 Max:$28.37
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
    • Protect property, assets and people, and deter the occurrence of crime at VVMC-owned and -operated facilities and grounds. This is accomplished through the implementation of a hospital-wide security program developed in accordance with Joint Commission guidelines, industry standards, and hospital policies and procedures.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the job’s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
    • Assist Supervisor with scheduling, new hire training, covering supervisor PTO and other various administrative duties as assigned.
    • Patrol and monitor VVMC facilities for unsafe facilities, grounds and people or suspicious activities.
    • Respond to alarms, emergency codes, and other requests for assistance.
    • Document all activities related to patrols, investigations, police assists, response activities, and other calls for service.
    • Communicate with patients, staff, visitors and supporting agencies to conduct education, investigation, and de-escalation.
    • Monitor and enforce parking regulations.
    • Conduct patient watches for mental health, substance abuse, or at-risk patients in coordination with clinical departments.
    • Provide confidential support and assistance to all VVMC visitors, patients, staff, and supporting outside agencies (e.g. law enforcement).
    • Maintain the physical security of VVMC through access control software, security alarms, key control, and other physical and electronic controls.
    • May be asked to participate in management of patients behavior, i.e. application of restraints, observation, physical management to assist clinician.

    • Role models the principles of a Just Culture.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.  Must be HIPAA compliant.
  • This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
    • Experience:
      • Two years of previous security-related experience preferred. Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
    • License(s):
      • Current Valid Driver's license and ability to pass Vail Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria
    • Certification(s):
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
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