Penn Medicine Corporal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • Job ID :77004

  • Job Category: Security

  • Specialty Area: Security

  • Primary Shift: Evening

  • Work Schedule: Variable

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

The Corporal responsibilities include:

Answers calls and dispatches Security Officers in response to calls; maintains accurate Security and Fire Logbooks and other related documents.

Monitor alarms and close circuit television systems.

Assumes charge position in absence of sergeant; makes up weekly work schedule when required.

Contacts appropriate individuals and locates and interprets Hospital and Departmental policies in emergency situations.

Interacts with the public; answers questions, settles disputes, and makes decisions in manner beyond that expected of Security Officers.

Signs out radios and keys to Security Officers.

Accepts and logs patients' valuables and cash receipts from various departments.

Maintains accurate escort sheet.

Oversees proper tagging and logging of lost and found items.

Assures all door sheets and reports are in at the end of the shift.

Keeps accurate statistics for monthly reports.

Coordinates response to fire alarms and contacts Fire Department.

Responds to all Security/Safety related emergency incidents as appropriate.

Participates in hospital wide programs i.e., HIPPA, Patient Safety etc.

Minimum Requirements :

Minimum Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent required. Valid PA/NJ/DE drivers license required. Minimum one year of experience as a Security Officer required.

Additional Information :

No Police records of felony convictions.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Penn Medicine

Live Your Life's Work

EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.