Security Officer Armed
Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Posted on: September 11, 2020
Job Description: About Us Akron Children's Hospital is one of
the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked
among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report.
Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year
through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations
offering primary and specialty care. We are leading the way to
healthier futures for children and communities through expert
medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a
teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other
universities, we train new generations of pediatricians,
specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year. OUR PROMISES * To
treat every child as we would our own * To treat others as they
would like to be treated * To turn no child away for any reason We
are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse
environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of
backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed,
included and can thrive. 40 hours/week 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rotating weekends/holidays Summary: Patrols assigned areas of
Hospital campus in order to maintain an orderly and safe
environment for patients, visitors and staff. Enforces Hospital
policies and procedures, and applicable state laws. Upholds the
mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron (CHMCA).
Responsibilities: 1. Patrol the campus and the surrounding areas
being highly visible and alert for safety and security hazards and
suspicious activities, working independently with minimal to no
supervision. Secures building, offices, classrooms and other areas.
2. Respond to alarms and all calls requesting Department of Public
Safety services. 3. Knowledge of Department Policies and Procedures
with flexibility to modify under certain circumstances for optimal
results. 4. Contain and control crowds in order to preserve peace,
providing a safe environment during large events. 5. Enforce all
parking rules and regulations, assist motorists with vehicle
problems, and provide escorts to patients, visitors, and staff. 6.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, and effectively via
two way radio, computer, email, telephone, and verbal
communications. 7. Ability to effectively interact with populations
of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for
self-respect and dignity utilizing de-escalation and other
communication techniques. 8. Ability to use a Record Management
System to document incident reports in a complete, concise, and
proper manner. 9. Provide appropriate medical assistance to the
sick and injured by providing first aid and/or alerting medical
staff. 10. Complete and successfully pass Field Training with a
Field Training Officer (FTO). 11. Responds to critical incidents.
12. Assists Police Officers in the arrest and detention of a
suspect. 13. Performs all other duties and responsibilities as
assigned or directed by Supervision or Command Staff. Other
information: Education and Experience 1. Must be 21 years of age or
older at time of hire. 2. High School Diploma or equivalent. 3.
Associates Degree in related field preferred. 4. Possesses a valid
Ohio driver's license (and ability to obtain and maintain
eligibility or insurability as determined by the CHMCA insurance
carrier's requirements to operate CHMCA vehicles) and reliable
transportation to report to alternate sites. 5. Successful
completion of the OPOTA Private Security Academy and OPOTA 20 hour
firearms certification* or OPOTA Basic Police Academy. *Must
successfully complete OPOTA 20 hour firearms course within 90 days
of hire. 6. Required to achieve and maintain department's
qualifying firearms standards for duration of employment. 7.
Successfully complete thorough background investigation. 8.
Demonstrate psychological fitness commensurate with the role of an
armed officer, evaluated by a Psychologist designated by the
Department of Public Safety Director and Chief. Full Time FTE:
1.000000 Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
below to learn more: Position: MAINTENANCE SECURITY
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