Advocate Aurora Health
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Position: Public Safety Officer
Location: Condell Medical Center; Libertyville, IL.
Full Time; PM/Night Shift
- Rotating weekends required
Maintains a secure environment at the front line of service to protect people, information, and property. Proactively identifies and resolves potentially harmful, dangerous, or unsafe situations or risks.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Typically requires 1 year of experience in a security, related public safety, or customer service area that includes experiences in responding to emergent situations and identifying and resolving issues that pose a potential risk to patients, visitors, staff and/or property.
- Illinois team members must be eligible to apply for the State of Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) within 30 days of hire and must obtain and maintain within 180 days of hire.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise mature judgment and sound reasoning while maintaining a courteous and tactful demeanor in dealings with employees, visitors, and patients, even if they are verbally aggressive persons.
- Demonstrated experience in quickly assessing dangerous situations and taking appropriate action.
- Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communications.
- Ability to use a computer to document work such (Microsoft Word, Excel, navigating a web page, and database entry).
- Ability to work a flexible scheduling including off~shifts, weekends and holiday, as necessary.
- Ability to meet and maintain current Department training standards in radio communications, verbal de~escalation, stabilization, CPR, application of clinical restraints, etc.
- Security Officer healthcare certification (CHSO) issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) needs to be obtained within 2 years, and
- Driver license issued by the state of Illinois, and Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card issued by the Illinois State Police. needs to be obtained within 6 months, or Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) license issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ)..
- Must sit, stand, walk, and drive throughout the workday and must lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to push/pull with 35 lbs of force.
- Temperature in working environment (when outside) may vary between ~ 10 to 90 degrees due to seasonal changes.
- May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, explosive, and radiation hazards. Protective clothing must be worn as necessary.
- Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.
- Ability to defend self and/or others in case of physical confrontations.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.
- Provides security services with professionalism, fairness, and compassion in even challenging circumstances and in accordance with policies, procedures, and training. Inspires confidence in patients, visitors, and team members by presenting a professional, approachable, and service~oriented appearance and demeanor. Is alert, observant, and ethical. Complies with and enforces all safety and security rules and regulations. Maintains Department uniform and equipment in good repair.
- Performs routine responsibilities during interior and exterior patrols to ensure safety and security, including but not limited to: inspections to identify vulnerabilities, hazards, and fire conditions, audits of Interim Life Safety Measures, patient valuables.