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SSM Health Security Officer - Weekend Nights in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

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This position will work every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night - 5:30pm to 6am, receiving night and weekend differentials adding up to $4/hour to your base rate! Full-time position working 3 shifts per week (12-hr shifts) with 4 days off. Excellent pay and benefits. Must have or be eligible to obtain FOID card after hire.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Protects property and staff by conducting interior and exterior rounds, observing for safety and security issues, theft, and monitoring of parking lots.

  • Promotes visitor and employee safety while they are on the organization's property by providing door checks, detecting lighting deficiencies, confirming proper operation of elevators, assisting with disruptive individuals, patient restraints and provides escorts to both staff and clients when requested.

  • Responds to overhead pages or requests for assistance, including escorting emergency personnel through the building, as well as provide post-mortem services.

  • Provides professional customer service when dealing with complex and dynamic situations when approached by staff or clients and utilizes a proactive approach to identifying safety and security hazards by communicating with clinical staff.

  • Observes and reports any security concerns/assessments. Completes incident reports and shift logs and forwards to appropriate individuals.

  • Provides maintenance assistance through property conservation and campus safety approaches such as: alarm testing, check life safety equipment, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), oxygen tanks, fire extinguishers, access control, badging, etc., door integrity checks etc.

  • Creates and issues ID badges.

  • Reviews and investigates incidents utilizing the video management system.

  • Conducts regular fire alarm, elopement, infant abduction, and panic alarm testing.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE

  • Two years' experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant use of hearing to receive oral communication and hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Constant use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).

  • Constant lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Frequent standing, twisting and walking.

  • Frequent use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling, sitting, squatting, reaching, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing over 50 lbs.

  • Occasional keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling, running and lifting/moving patients.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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