Security & Safety Officer

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LifePoint Health
Published
April 29, 2021
Location
Martinsville, Virginia
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Security & Safety Officer in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

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Sovah Health - Martinsville

About Us

SOVAH Health Martinsville is a 237-bed, full service, acute-care community hospital. Memorial Hospital continues to grow and improve its health care services to meet the changing needs of the community. Recent capital improvements include a new $2.7 million MRI, a $1.1 million 16-slice CT scanner and a $1.2 million ambulatory surgery center. The hospital recently completed an expansive renovation project designed to separate inpatient and outpatient services, improve the flow of people in the hospital, and provide more convenient and efficient services to patients. The state-of-the-art Ravenel Oncology Center, affiliated with Duke University, and the Julius Hermes Breast Care Center are recent additions, as well as a Hyperbaric/Wound Care Center and Sleep Lab. Physical Rehabilitation, the Cancer Center, Breast Care Center and ER each have dedicated entrances and the Elective Procedure Services, Laboratory, Radiology, and Cardiopulmonary/Neurophysiology have also been recently renovated. For more information please visit: http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/memorial-hospital-of-martinsville-and-henry-county.

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Provides security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.  Duties include general patrolling, documentation of an event occurring during work, assisting medical staff with combative patients and visitors.  Security officers will maintain the recording of all CCTV cameras and operate the in-house access control system.   Security will also be responsible for the securing and distribution of patient valuables.  Security will assist Facilities Mgmt. with “light” maintenance during off hours, this shall include, but not be limited to, changing light bulbs, adjusting heating/cooling, and obtaining equipment readings and some preventive maintenance assignments.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Skills:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required to have a good problem solving skills in order to deal with infinite variables when dealing with situations. Ability to convey chain of events in both verbal and written form. Ability to deal with difficult and sometimes dangerous situations with tact and respect. Good memory skills. Knowledge of OSHA and NFPA and Joint Commission codes. Basic computer operation knowledge.

Ability to stand/walk 95% of an 8 hr. shift. Ability to tolerate both cold and hot weather conditions. Ability to push or pull up to 500 lbs.  Ability to lift 75 lbs. Ability to ascend/descend multiple flights of stairs. Ability to work at heights.

Required Skills:
Certifications:
American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider (BLS) required within 60 days from date of hire. Must complete a Behavioral Management Training program within 90 days from date of hire.

Required Skills:
Licenses: Must be 21 years old or older: clean driving and criminal record. Prior experience in Security, Safety, Police Work, or healthcare is desirable.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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