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Public Safety Officer-PRN/(as needed) - Piedmont Athens

Piedmont Athens
Athens, GA
  • Job Code
    1049785
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Public Safety Officer-PRN/(as needed) - Piedmont Athens

Job Number: 1049785

Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital - Athens, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN


Description

JOB PURPOSE:
Responsible for a variety of routine safety and emergency security activities while safeguarding students, employees, visitors, patients and property. First responder to all emergency incidents within the assigned facility.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains security of the hospital, professional buildings and parking lot/deck.
Responsible for a variety of safety routine and emergency security activities
Perform incident documentation and initial incident investigation.
Responsible for actively monitoring all at risk patients and deescalating difficult situations.
Respond appropriately to aggressive behavior and apply physical restraints.
Perform documentation in the medical record.
Enforces all PHC policies, regulations and applicable state and federal laws.
Directs traffic when needed
Assists patients/visitors by giving directions and responding to emergencies.
Advocates crime prevention and a secure work environment through observation, interaction, and intervention.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Capable of demonstrating basic literacy and satisfactory interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to learn and operate computerized security systems, CCTV monitoring equipment, and standard 2-way radios.
Possess public/human relations skills, able to cope with stress and emergency situations.


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School Diploma or GED required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One year of experience in general security, military or other public safety experience.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Valid Georgia Drivers License

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Certified Healthcare Security Officer (IAHSS) preferred
Georgia Law Enforcement Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification preferred
Ability to type approximately 30 words per minute and enter data on a computer keyboard preferred
Carry less lethal weapons such as a Taser CEW and/or an expandable baton required
May be required to carry company approved firearm


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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Posted: 2020-06-22 Expires: 2020-07-22

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