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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Security Officer - Hospital Setting - Contingent in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Livonia, Michigan

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

The Security Officer is a trusted partner in providing care, and support while providing services focused on safe, secure and service-focused environment for all patients, staff and visitors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitor conditions and activities while patrolling the grounds, parking lots and buildings. Ensure that relevant Health Center policies are followed and violations are reported. Anticipate, recognize and appraise security/safety risks and hazards and initiate action to reduce or remove them. Respond appropriately to a variety of potential and/or real emergencies, alarms and extraordinary events, e.g. patient standby/restraints, person with weapon, report to fire and building alarms, medical emergencies, etc. Representative of the facility in providing assistance and guidance to all patients, staff and visitors to the St. Mercy Mary Livonia campus. Responds to complaints generated by patients, staff and visitors, e.g. lost or stolen property, suspicious activity, improper access, etc. Responds to general assist calls generated by patients, staff and visitors, e.g. locking/unlocking doors, vehicle unlocks and jump starts, wheelchair assists, etc. Patrols campus and designated facilities to ensure safe environment and service focused. Completes a daily activity report documenting non-routine activities for referral to the appropriate person. Completes a written report following a complaint and/or investigation of unusual activity, documenting procedures taken and appropriate follow through. Performs monthly fire extinguisher checks. Maintains all security equipment in working condition. Assists the Reception staff, upon need or request by Security Leadership Issues parking permits upon request. Provides Escort Service when transporting deceased persons to the morgue. Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, colleagues, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Health. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Behaves in accordance with the Code of Conduct, Service Excellence Standards, and the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMH. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Education: Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

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Experience: Six to twelve months related experience. Previous healthcare security and law-enforcement preferred.

Certification/Licensure: Current Basic Life Support (BLS); Active Driver's License in the State of Michigan

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal skills necessary to appropriately interact with a variety of patients, staff and visitors. The ability to appropriately respond to various levels of stressful and combative situations. Sensitive and responsive to differences in ethnic and racial customs and perceptions. Sensitive and responsive to the various medical, emotional and mental health needs of all patients, staff and visitors. Basic Knowledge of Security function, Health Care specific, preferred.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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