SoutheastHEALTH security guard in Dexter, Missouri
Variable ShiftProvide a range of security services in a health care environment that includes being alert for criminal activity, performing patrols on foot and by motor vehicle, assisting hospital staff in a wide array of activitiesBegin
Responsible for protecting the buildings and grounds, including the contents, occupants, and visitors from fire, theft, vandalism, disruption, and illegal entry
Perform walking and motor vehicle patrols of hospital facility, off-campus sites, and parking lots, seeking out and taking protective action against hazards or conditions which may cause damage, injury, or interference through fire accident, theft, or trespass
Enforces security regulations where applicable
Assists in handling lost and found articles
Gives directions to patients, visitors, and hospital guests
Directs traffic on the premises, assists public in locating parking places, and enforces parking regulations
Makes bank deposits and picks up mail on an as needed basis
May make special deliveries of hospital document supplies, patients, or staff as required
Prepares daily shift reports
May prepare special reports of incidents or take written statements from witnesses
Provides directions to fire department in a fire alarm situation
Responds and investigates fire alarms
Assists in helicopter landings and departures
Answers requests for assistance on a timely basis
Directs vehicle traffic
Controls abusive or combative patients, visitors, or employees
Perform heavy lifting of patients and medical devices
Monitors severe weather
May have to implement disaster plan
Conducts fire drills and fire watches as requested
Documents fire drill/fire watch evaluations as requested
Inspects fire extinguishers
Any other duties as assigned
Duties require interaction with different patient age groups, i.e. neonate, child, adolescents, adult, and the elderly, and requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care
High School Graduate or equivalent required, Bachelors degree preferred.
Experience in law enforcement, military service, or security services accepted.
Qualify for Dexter Security Guard License (Must be 21 years of age), free from convictions of moral turpitude, no felony convictions or convictions by military court martial.
Must be able to read, write and speak English.