Security Officer

Scripps Health La Jolla , CA 92037

Posted 3 months ago

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.

You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Join a winning team supporting the Security Department as a Security Officer at our Scripps Green Campus in Torrey Pines. Working together, you'll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and enjoy providing world class customer service.

The Security Officer assumes control of emergency and non-emergency security related situations and brings them to a satisfactory conclusion. Responds quickly and effectively to emergency situations, codes, and/or alarms.

Observes and enforces policies and procedures for the security and safety of patients, visitors, staff, physicians, and property. Maintains security and safety for assigned area of responsibility and campus when necessary. Safely regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic when requested or during emergent situations.

Provides a visible deterrence to crime, prohibited or suspicious activities in public and non-public areas such as the main building, outlying buildings, grounds, parking areas, stairways, tunnels, mechanical areas, and patient care areas. Maintains strong working knowledge of the locations of various departments, buildings, and access routes and assists in locating areas upon request. Performs patrols and escorts on hospital property.

Responds to calls for service and document in the security activity and incident reporting system. Ensures security activity and incident reports generated during shift, accurately reflect the facts of the occurrences of assigned shift and are completed in a timely manner. Documents violators of hospital policies or procedures and report to security leadership.

Provides basic interview and investigative knowledge and skills for written incident reports. Utilizes knowledge of security and safety principles, practices, and policies. Provides a commitment to staff and patient safety and practices which support reasonable and appropriate use of force when needed.

Provides input to safety plans; present ideas, use persuasion and negotiation to build consensus and cooperation; ensure safe practices and update leadership as appropriate. In addition, technical duties as required in support of hospital operations.

This is a full-time position located at our Scripps Green Campus in the Torrey Pines/La Jolla area, varied shift and weekend availability required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess California State Guard Card through the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS).

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Must possess active California Driver's License.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of prior security, law enforcement, or related experience.

  • Associate's degree.

  • Completion of POST PC 832 Laws of Arrest.

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