Security Officer II, Public Safety

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsible for the protection of UC Health associates, patients, visitors, as well as buildings, grounds and vehicles. Enforces rules and regulations as they pertain to all facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Patrol property and/or facilities by foot, bike or patrol vehicle in an effort to ensure a safe and secure environment, respond to alarm activation's and radio dispatched calls. In performance of their duties, officers are to cooperate with co-workers and other employees, be respectful and conduct themselves in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner. Treat all patients, visitors, and associates in a fair professional manner.


  • Investigate and document all reports of criminal or unusual activity, crisis incidents and policy violations, following up when necessary. Complete appropriate incident report, as outlined in department policy. Reports must be complete, clear, concise, accurate, and professional.


  • Conduct inspections and document potential and real security, health and safety hazards. Upon discovery, officers shall conduct initial investigation if needed and submit a Plant Operations work request.


  • Enforce UC Health policies, procedures, and regulations. Assist in enforcing all Federal, State and Local laws as indicated in the Ohio Revised Code. Appear in court, if necessary to testify in court cases.


  • Performs safety checks throughout the facilities, and grounds. Performs monthly checks of the fire extinguishers, panic alarm systems.


  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate journals, books and other literature, and attending related seminars, conferences and in-services.


  • Additional duties: Officers are required to perform all other duties assigned by department management. These duties include, but are not limited to: locking/unlocking doors and gates, handling lost and found property, motorist assists, medical assists (patient restraints), package/mail delivery, helicopter landing safety, etc.


Qualifications

Education: Associate degree in criminal justice or security management, preferred. Graduation from Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) or other state certified training academy as a security or police officer, preferred.

License and Certification: Obtain the IAHSS security officer certification within 12 months of employment.

Years of Experience: Two years experience in law enforcement/public safety/security/military police, minimum required. Willing to certify, license or graduate within 12 months, IAHSS certified, preferred.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Basic police training preferred, experience with multiple computer programs such as Microsoft office required.

Work Environment: Associate must be able to demonstrate the ability to consider the attributes, special need and behaviors of the specific and highly diverse populations served by UC Health and to demonstrate the competencies that address the unique characteristics related to developmental, physical, psychosocial, mental, emotional and social needs at all stages and ages of life, as well as the norms, religious preferences, language and communication attributes and other characteristics of our diverse patient, and associate, population. Must be able to act under stress, working in variety of weather and maintain moral standards.