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Public Safety Officer Sr. (Full Time, Night Shift)

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It's More Than a Job, It's a Calling!Position: Public Safety Officer Sr. (This is an armed position)Location: Christ Medical Center; Oak Lawn, IL.Full Time; Night ShiftPurpose:Maintains a secure environment at the front line of service to protect people, information, and property. Proactively identifies and resolves potentially harmful, dangerous, or unsafe situations or risks. Serves as the Officer in Charge in the absence of department leadership, assist front line leaders with duties and training.Position Requirements:High School Diploma or GEDTypically requires 4 years of experience in a security or public safety role that includes experiences in responding to emergent situations and identifying and resolving issues that pose a potential risk to patients, visitors, staff and/or property, or completion of 30 credit hours in a Criminal Justice, Police Science, or similar course of study from an accredited college or university and 3 years' work experience with 1 year of experience in a security/safety role.Illinois team members must have completed State of Illinois 20~hour Basic Security Officer course for IL sites equipped with firearms, the State of Illinois 40~hours is required.Illinois team members must be eligible to apply for the State of Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) within 30 days of hire and must obtain and maintain within 180 days of hire.Demonstrated ability to exercise mature judgment and sound reasoning while maintaining a courteous and tactful demeanor in dealings with employees, visitors, and patients, even if they are verbally aggressive persons.Demonstrated experience in quickly assessing dangerous situations and taking appropriate action.Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communications.Ability to use a computer to document work such (Microsoft Word, Excel, navigating a web page, and database entry).Ability to work a flexible scheduling including off~shifts, weekends and holiday, as necessary.Ability to meet and maintain current Department training standards in radio communications, verbal de~escalation, stabilization, CPR, application of clinical restraints, etcSecurity Officer healthcare certification (CHSO) issued by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) needs to be obtained within 2 years, andValid driver's licenseFirearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card issued by the Illinois State Police, and/or Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) license issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ)..Must sit, stand, walk, and drive throughout the workday and must lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to push/pull with 35 lbs of force.Temperature in working environment (when outside) may vary between ~ 10 to 90 degrees due to seasonal changes.May be exposed to mechanical, electrical, chemical, explosive, and radiation hazards. Protective clothing must be worn as necessary.Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.Ability to defend self and/or others in case of physical confrontations.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.Accountabilities:Serves as the Officer in Charge in the absence of department leadership.Provides security services with professionalism, fairness, and compassion in even challenging circumstances and in accordance with policies, procedures, and training. Inspires confidence in patients, visitors, and team members by presenting a professional, approachable, and service~oriented appearance and demeanor. Is alert, observant, and ethical.

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Oak Lawn , Public Safety Officer Sr. (Full Time, Night Shift), Other , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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