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Security Guard

Company: Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewFounded in 1955, Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. - The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. - As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nations five largest health care systems. - We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. -Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.ResponsibilitiesSecurity GuardNorthridge Hospital Medical CenterThe Security Guard is expected to provide a reasonably safe and secure environment for all who enter Dignity Health properties and to assure the physical security of buildings and grounds. - It is expected that the security guard will demonstrate behavior consistent with Dignity Health core value and humankindness. - The security guard shall support Dignity Healths strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement/process improvement activities. Responsibilities include:

  • Protecting staff, patients, and visitors by responding to calls for assistance in a timely and prudent manner such as violent or unruly patients, visitors, crimes committed or in progress, opening doors, and responding to emergency codes.
  • Patrol the facility and grounds by foot or vehicle; monitor security alarms and dispatch officers promptly to location(s) where needed, and report unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures, equipment, supplies, reports HIPPA breaches if witnessed; investigate security breaches, conduct follow-up investigations, and write incident reports.
  • Log all activities in a daily log to accurately record events; and (2) complete clear, concise, and legible reports in a timely manner; use appropriate emergency and radio codes in dispatching security officers while knowing hospital campus to ensure that those dispatched are to right location.

    #HelloSecurityOfficersecurity, officer, guard, safety, protection, guard card, IAHSS, law enforcement, military service, police , public safetyQualificationsRequirements:
    • Six (6) months experience as a security guard in a hospital or healthcare setting, prior law enforcement or military service; or one (1) year experience as a security guard.
    • High school diploma or equivalent..
    • Current drivers 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, showing no disciplinary actions
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification .
    • Must be able to speak English, communicate clearly orally, and in writing; understand and use de-escalation techniques.
    • Must complete IAHSS Basic Training for Healthcare Security Officer within 90 daysSecurityNorthridge

Keywords: Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles , Security Guard, Other , Los Angeles, California

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