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Security Officer - Security - Full Time 8 Hours Rotating Evenings 2pm-10:30pm (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union)

Company: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Ensures that the healthcare enterprise remains a safe place. Maintains safe and secure environment for medical staff/employees, patients, and visitors by patrolling the premises and visitor management. Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned site. Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations when assistance is requested by medical staff/employees. Responds rapidly to security emergencies within the hospital or other healthcare settings. While not authorized to carry firearms, may use security defensive equipment (e.g., batons, pepper foam/gel, handcuffs) when necessary, according to training and/or standard procedures. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Keck Medical Center of USC. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values of the Keck Medical Center of USC.

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge:

  • 1 year of related experience required (preferably in a healthcare setting)
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring surveillance system and writing reports.
  • Experience, knowledge and/or training, in safety, fire protection, civil disturbance, emergency preparedness procedures and planning, C.P.R./AED, Security and Safety issues and standards as set forth by Department of Health Services and The Joint Commission is preferred.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to emergency and non-emergency situations
  • Respond to and report activities which could result in injury to a person or damage to or loss of property
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse people including members, patients, visitors, and medical personnel
  • Oral and written communications skills, including the excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to write accurate, clear, and legible reports
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with facility staff members
  • Knowledge about all security equipment, security operations and computer software.
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately.
  • Physical ability to handle various intervention incidents, including patient restraints and violent subjects.
  • Ability to exercise emotional control, judgment, and objectivity.

Required License/Certification:

  • Valid current California driver's license is required.
  • Successful completion of approved workplace violence training program required. (Training certification approved and provided the hospital in compliance with California Health & Safety Code 1257.8 and SB1299)
  • BLS - Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association required.
  • BSIS California Guard Certification Card required and must be maintained by renewal before expiration date.
  • IAHSS-International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (Basic Certification) required within 6 months of hire
  • Fire and Safety Certification -If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only).

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.

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Keywords: University of Southern California, Los Angeles , Security Officer - Security - Full Time 8 Hours Rotating Evenings 2pm-10:30pm (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union), Other , Los Angeles, California

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