Tower Health

  • Security Officer - 40hrs/wk, 2nd shift

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    2018-18563
    Hospital
    Reading Hospital
    Shift
    Afternoon shift
    Department
    Security
    Category
    Facilities/Maintenance
    Hours per week
    40
    # of Openings
    3
    Work Schedule
    3:15pm - 11:45pm (1515-2345)
  • Responsibilities

    Work to create a safe and secure environment for patients, employees, students, and visitors. Assist all individuals in understanding and conveniently utilizing Hospital facilities. Provide a first response to emergency situations, and coordinate with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, visitors, and employees in navigating through the Hospital campus, including all buildings, parking structures and grounds.

    Qualifications

    • Must obtain Certification by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, both basic and advanced training.
    • Full certification required within six months of employment.
    • Must be AED/CPR certified within 60 days of employment.
    • Trained in conflict management and workplace violence preferred.
    • Interact regularly with angry, emotionally distraught, and verbally abusive individuals.
    • Interact intermittently with physically abusive individuals. Work both indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather conditions.
    • Endure long periods of constant standing and walking as typical, some running.
    • Heavy lifting, including helping mobility-impaired patients is frequent.
    • Exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials is possible. Normal hearing and normal vision with corrective lenses is required.
    • Must have a valid PA Driver's license.
    • High school Diploma/ GED and a demonstrated ability to read and write.
    • Prior working experience and/or education in Security/Criminal Justice is strongly preferred.

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