Security Guard

Charter Oak Health Center Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 days ago


Full-time Security Guard

Charter Oak Health Center promotes healthier communities by providing quality, safe, patient-centered health care services in medically under-served areas, regardless of ability to pay.

At Charter Oak Health Center, we like to think globally and act locally. While serving our community, we are committed to becoming a model for other health centers to emulate. Our mission guides our work every day.

Charter Oak Health Center is seeking employment of a Security Guard who is eager to work in a diverse environment. This person must be a people person, vigilant and an effect and efficient leader. The Security Gurad must believe in the mission and vision of Charter Oak Health Center in order to deliver top customer service.


Responsible for the security of employees, patients, and visitors, and for the detection of hazardous or unsafe conditions.

Essential Position Duties

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property by monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points permitting entry

  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities

  • Informing violators of policy and procedures restraining trespassers

  • Maintains organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements

  • Turn on security system and lights in health center unlock necessary hall doors for staff entry. Secure and lock building at the close of business.

  • Implement the instruction for Evacuation as instructed by the Director of Facilities.

  • Work according to the schedule decided at the weekly department staff meeting.

  • Attend the department and all staff meetings. Comply with company's mission, Infection Control, OSHA, DPH rules and regulation.

  • Must maintain appropriate attendance.

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as required by management.


Core Competencies/Skill Sets

  • Knowledge of relevant public safety codes and security procedures

  • Attention to their environment and premises as well as attention to small details

  • Sufficient verbal and written communications skills to perform the tasks required.

  • Ability to read and follow instructions.

  • Ability to deal tactfully with patients, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

  • Ability to respect patients including those who have impaired cognition.

Professional Experience/Educational Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED

  • One to two years experience as security personnel.

  • Flexibility to work days, weekends and evenings as required.

  • Flexibility to work at multiple sites

  • Bi-Lingual preferred (Spanish) but not required


  • Connecticut driver's license required

  • Active guard card issued by the State of Connecticut

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