Overview

SECURITY OFFICER Jobs in New Britain at Hospital for Special Care

Title: SECURITY OFFICER

Company: Hospital for Special Care

Location: New Britain

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Possesses sound interpersonal and written communications skills

Required: Able to deal with all people in a variety of situations

Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Required: Demonstrates good judgment, flexibility in changing circumstances and compassion

Required: State of Connecticut Security Officer Identification Card

Required: Valid State of Connecticut driver’s license

JOB SUMMARY

To provide a safe and secure environment for all persons utilizing any Center for Special Care environment. To patrol areas to prevent fire, thefts, vandalism, and other crimes. To check for unauthorized persons entering and to direct persons on parking. Report all hazardous conditions and to take corrective action if possible. Works closely with all hospital departments and service lines whenever problems of mutual concern arise. Maintains visibility in all areas of the hospital both internally and externally. Report and document all occurrences tracked by Security Department.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must have the ability to stand/walk for long periods of time (6-8 hours day)

Climb up to 3 flights of stairs at a time

Run to emergency calls within the facility or on hospital property

Lift up to 20 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally

Have ability to bend and kneel for 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time

Must be able to participate in aggressive patient handling

Ability to sit 4-6 hours at a time

Ability to drive hospital vehicle 1-2 hours in all weather conditions

Must have adequate hearing and vision with or without corrective devices

Must demonstrate ability to communicate well in English both verbal and written

COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Problem solving. Task allows for the application of previously acquired knowledge. Task requires flexibility of thought, reasoning, organizational skills and the ability to act in some new or unfamiliar situations. Selective attention and concentration are necessary to complete task.

Written expression. Basic formulation, content, syntax and spelling are adequate to complete the task, only simple sentence or very short paragraph expression is necessary.

Verbal expression. Task requires spontaneous communication, and paraphrasing in and out of the context of discussion.

Reading/Auditory comprehension. Task allows for comprehension of only basic ideas and needs limited in complexity and form, requires ability to process simple 2-step commands.

Computation. Task requires ability to add and subtract two digit numbers. Multiply and divide 10’s and 100’s by 2, 3, 4, 5. Perform basic arithmetic operations with coins and bills for the purpose of cashier/petty cash etc. Perform operations with measuring units such as cup, quart, foot, yard, ounce, and pound.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Evaluates persons entering hospital grounds to determine if they pose a threat to the hospital security. Monitors, questions and observes any suspicious behavior. Takes appropriate action to control suspects and calls for assistance as needed. Reports any incident to the shift Supervisor.

Contacts and informs other departments and persons of potential problems and advises of necessary actions.

Eliminates or corrects any hazards during emergencies or adjusts available personnel to handle problems as necessary.

Patrols buildings and grounds of hospital t…

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