Ascension Health Security Officer in Baltimore, Maryland

We Are Hiring

Security Officer - Security 001 - FT,Evening - St Agnes Hospital-Baltimore MD - Baltimore,MD

Why Join Ascension?

For more than 150 years, Saint Agnes Hospital, part of Ascension, has been dedicated to the art of healing by providing exceptional care to the greater Baltimore area. Built on a strong foundation of excellent medical care and compassion, Saint Agnes and the physicians who practice here are committed to providing the best care for our patients for many years to come.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to

Security Officer, provides security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

You will:

  • Performs proactive monitoring of and timely responses to potential/actual security threats.

  • Investigates, documents and manages security incidents and hazards.

  • Maintains knowledge/follows policies and procedures regarding alarms and emergency/disaster preparedness plans. May facilitate planned drills and simulations.

  • Provides information and assistance to staff and visitors to promote safety.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Conducts investigation into security related incidents and prepares reports.

  • Conducts periodic rounds of the Hospital, grounds and parking facilities inspecting all areas for equipment malfunctions, and security hazards. Takes appropriate action when required, completes necessary documentation and keeps Security Operation advised of patrol status.

  • Operates two-way radio equipment, computerized access control system, CCTV system and the Protective Services Department vehicle on private and public roadways.

  • Works independently and possesses the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Effectively communicates and deals tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Drivers Licensecredentialed from theMaryland Department of Motor Vehiclesobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.License issued in PA-VA-WV-DE also meets requirement.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • CertifiedSecurity Professionalspecializing inHealthcarecredentialed from theInternational Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS).

Education and Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Required: High school diploma or equivalent

  • Required: One year in law enforcement or public contract security or military experience. Preferred: Experience with computers as well as electronic security and CCTV systems. Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Five years healthcare security.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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