Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System? At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in. Job Summary: Work Schedule: 12pm to 12am, Saturday and Sunday. The Security Officer is responsible for enforcing policy, providing assistance and direction, responding to emergencies, and providing protection to personnel, visitors, and property to ensure a safe and secure environment at all Methodist Health System properties. Responsibilities: Essential Functions 1. Provides security at assigned Health System facilities by conducting internal/external foot patrols and vehicular patrols to ensure a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, guests, and staff. 2. Mentors employees by explaining policies, work procedures, and demonstrating use and maintenance of equipment to ensure compliance with departmental procedures. 3. Utilizes access programs by producing photo identification cards, monitor doors and alarms, and running reports as required to support the organization’s restricted areas. 4. Implements the facility’s disaster plan by coordinating with the House Supervisor or Administrative Coordinator in the absence of department management to comply with emergency preparedness protocols. 5. Supports outside agencies, such as fire department, police department, helicopter services, organ donation, contractors, by assisting them according to departmental policies and procedures to ensure a successful outcome of request. 6. Provides security escort for deceased persons and valuables by following established departmental policies and procedures and infection control guidelines and by completing proper documentation to ensure a safe and dignified transport/transfer is conducted. 7. Conducts patient, visitor, employee, and monetary escorts by following established departmental policies and procedures to ensure safe delivery. 8. Provides assistance to injured or ill patients, customers, and staff by following departmental policies and procedures to ensure medical treatment is offered. 9. Responds to all hospital emergencies and completes assigned tasks by following departmental policies and procedures and/or administration directives to establish a safe and secure environment. 10. Controls combative, unruly, or intoxicated persons on Health System properties by utilizing officer presence, verbal communication skills, and/or defensive tactics according to departmental policies and state/local laws to establish situational control. 11. Assists with the Lost and Found program by properly receiving lost items, tagging, documenting, storing, and securing lost items with the goal of returning the lost items to the rightful owners. 12. Provides accurate and detailed documentation of all incidents by using the Patient Safety Incident Reporting program to record information for future use. 13. Adheres to safety and infection control guidelines by use of personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary according to Infection Control policies to ensure a safe environment. 14. Participates in committees or other ad hoc groups as directed by department management to provide departmental participation. 15. Demonstrates the ability to foster a cooperative work environment by working well with others and fully understanding the diversity of those we work with by displaying a positive attitude at all times. 16. Is able to maintain a professional and customer centric composure in difficult or challenging situations. Schedule: Work Schedule: 12pm to 12am, Saturday and Sunday. Job Description: Job Requirements Education High School diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) required. Associates Degree or Bachelor Degree desired, preferably in Criminal Justice of Law Enforcement; or equivalent experience. Certificate of Threat Pattern Recognition (TPR) required within 1st year of employment. Certificate of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) required within 1st year of employment. Experience 2 – 3 years previous Security experience preferred. License/Certifications Certificate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED) not required, but preferred within 6 months of hire with annual training. Valid and current driver’s license with no more than 3 moving violations/at-fault accidents within the last 3 years required. Some or all job codes in this position require access to secured data and systems governed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. If this job code requires access, as identified by the supervisor, both regulatory bodies require a screening. Successful completion of this screening is required to assume this position. In certain circumstances, additional screening is required to meet a higher level of access. If the job code requires access, failure to complete the applicable access level screening results in the candidate becoming ineligible for the job. Skills/Knowledge/Abilities Knowledge of statutory and case laws regarding arrest, detention, and search and seizure preferred. Skilled in operating 4×4 trucks, shuttle bus, and other vehicles preferred. Skilled in operation of security department equipment required. Basic computer skills required and knowledge in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, preferred. Skilled in and proficient with verbal de-escalation techniques preferred. Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required. Strong written communication skills to produce detailed incident reports required. Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required. Able to multi-task required. Physical Requirements Weight Demands Very Heavy Work – Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force. Physical Activity Occasionally Performed (1%-33%): Balancing Climbing Crawling Crouching Kneeling Lifting Stooping/Bending Twisting Frequently Performed (34%-66%): Carrying Fingering/touching Grasping Keyboarding/typing Pulling/Pushing Reaching Repetitive Motions Sitting Standing Constantly Performed (67%-100%): Distinguish colors Hearing Seeing/Visual Speaking/talking Walking Job Hazards Rare (1-33%): Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex) Biological agents (primary airborne and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF) Explosives (pressurized gas) Electric ● Shock/Static Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc) Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) Occasionally (34%-66%): Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment) Equipment/Machinery/Tools Mechanical moving parts/vibrations About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission. Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.