Security Officer Lead - Cape Canaveral Hospital, Health First Safety, Full Time

Health First Brevard County, FL

About the Job



To be fully engaged in providing Uncompromised Safety, Superior Quality, Memorable Patient/Customer Experiences, and Financial Stewardship through supervision of security officers on assigned shift to ensure the safety and security of associates, patients, and visitors of Health First facilities.


1. Responsible for supervision of officers on assigned shift, including reviewing reports and ensuring all duties/responsibilities are completed in a timely manner 2. Assists with Kronos timekeeping and schedule changes 3. Deters criminal activity and misconduct; investigates suspicious situations; performs security patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle 4. Watches for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards 5. Sounds alarms or calls police/fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons 6. Warns violators of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking or carrying prohibited articles 7. Permits authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits 8. Observes departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensures authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate physical security requirements 9. Conducts patient escorts, patient watches, and provides safety escorts 10.Assists and/or transports deceased to morgue 11.Completes required shift logs and reports; complies with site post orders, and Health First policies and procedures 12.Investigates and prepares reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities 13.Assists associates, patients, and visitors in a courteous and professional manner 14.Performs other related duties as assigned or directed by department supervision 15.Maintains required certifications, licensing, and training to achieve professional competency as appropriate for the position



 Education\: o Graduate of Police/Corrections Academy, OR o Associates Degree or above in Criminal Justice, OR o Career Military, OR o Two (2) years of verifiable security officer experience

 Work Experience\: o Law enforcement experience, OR service in the Elite Military Forces, Military Police, or combat arms preferred o One year security supervisor or management experience preferred

 Licensure\: o Class “D” Security Officer License o Current, valid State of Florida driver’s license o Clean State of Florida Motor Vehicle Record  Certification\: o Must hold American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider card prior to start and maintain

 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities\: o Expected completion of Crisis Prevention Training within first 90 days o Physical ability to deal with or subdue mental health patient in crisis o Must be willing to carry out tasks that may require entering the hospital morgue and the roof-top helipad o Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment and/or console monitors o Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public o Effective oral and written communication skills o Active listening skills o Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively o Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately o Attention to detail


 Must be able to climb up to nine (9) flights of stairs  Must be able to withstand extreme heat and cold  Must be able to listen, speak, walk, stand, bend and stoop for extended periods of time, for entire 8+ hour shift  Must be able to lift & carry up to 50 pounds  Must be able & willing to properly wear Personal Protective mask & gloves for entire 8+ hour shift  Must be able to respond within 90-seconds of an urgent duress call