Security Officer

MedStar Harbor Hospital Baltimore, MD

About the Job

  • Job Summary
    • Provides security for patients, associates, and visitors; protects hospital buildings, assets, and premises asassigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Training
      • High school graduation or equivalent.
    • Experience
      • 2 years related security experience preferred.
    • License/Certification/Registration
      • Valid driver's license in the State of Maryland.
    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Assists in restraints under clinical supervision and direction.
    • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
    • Controls parking and traffic flow; enforces parking regulations.
    • Escorts visitors and personnel to parking lots and hospital buildings and provides vehicular transportation as needed.
    • Maintains department records, reports, and files as required.
    • Monitors conduct of patients and visitors on hospital premises; confronts unauthorized persons for questioning as needed.
    • Monitors control center for incoming calls, CCTV, alarms, and access controls.
    • Participates in investigations; maintains records and prepares incident reports and other documents pertinent to security activities. Continues to follow-up as needed to bring incident to closure.
    • Participates in meetings and on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts as required.
    • Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams.
    • Patrols hospital buildings and premises by foot or in vehicle to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, and intruders. Reports safety and/or fire hazards or security violations. Interacts with fire and law enforcement officials regarding violations occurring on hospital property.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Places and releases deceased remains.
    • Responds to inquiries for advice or assistance from hospital personnel and visitors.
    • Secures and/or unlocks offices and facilities.
    • Secures patient valuables or lost and found articles; maintains logs of items received.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.