Security Officer - Hospital Police Department
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
security work in the protection of persons and property. Provides
enforcement of UNC Health security and safety regulations. -
reports and maintains proficiency in the department's current
system. Gathers information, including video monitoring. Serves in
unit assignments and assists the organization to ensure adherence
federal, state and local laws.
1. Communications Communicates effectively via two-way radio,
computer, email, telephone and via verbal communications within the
Hospital Police Department, as well as with other law enforcement
agencies, Hospital staff members, visitors and patients.
2. Emergency Response Assist with mental health patient custody
issues and also assist in both arranging transportation to other
facilities as well as escorting patients to units in house within
the Hospitals. Provides immediate response for calls for assistance
in dealing with patient, visitor or employee behavior issues and
provides backup for Hospital police officers dealing with those
situations. Responds to smoke, trouble or fire alarms as required.
Participates as a functioning part of the Emergency Response Team
to provide or prevent access to the involved area as required in
emergency situations at the Hospital. Assist Hospital Police
Officers as required in the removal of unauthorized persons from
Hospital property. Maintains a working knowledge of emergency codes
and Hospital police response procedures. Responds appropriately and
in a timely manner to any and all emergency situations as well as
activated security alarms.
3. Fixed Post Functions Emergency Department-Controls patient and
visitor entry as appropriate into the E.D. Operates metal screening
system to prevent weapons or other contraband from entering the
patient treatment area. Maintains parking lot surveillance to
assure safety and ensure parking availability for E.D. customers.
Night Entrance- Controls the entrance of visitors and employees
after hours at the Hospitals designated night entrance as well as
screens for proper authorization and identification. Staffs other
posts as needed.
4. Investigations and Incident Report Writing- Complete trepass,
patient intervention and use of force reports with complete
narrative into departmental records management system. Takes
custody of items found, secures them properly and attempts to
return property. Initiates risk assessments on D.O.C. inmates,
patients and employees as required. I
5. Patrol Submits daily activity logs/reports before the end of the
shift unless approved otherwise by the supervisor. Is knowledgeable
of the security sensitive areas identified in the Security Mg plan
and patrol area policy. Escorts employees, patients and visitors to
parking areas. Provides after-hours access to secured areas for
authorized personnel. Collects inventories and secures patient
property when cashiers' office is not open. Patrols assigned area
and properly documents/reports security or safety hazards.
Locks/unlocks designated doors. Assures deceased bodies are entered
and properly released from the morgue with proper ID. Transports
patient commitment documents to the Magistrates' office. Interacts
with personnel in patrol areas and challenges all suspicious
persons encountered. Completes/documents the required number of
patrols as specified by the Shift Lieutenant or Sergeant.
Intervenes and redirects persons observed to be in violation of the
UNC Health Care Tobacco-Free Workplace policy.
6. Traffic Control Conducts parking surveys when requested or
required. Enforces applicable parking regulations. Initiates towing
of vehicles as required. Reports malfunction of citation writing
equipment to the proper persons so as to assure they are repaired.
Patrols areas of responsibility and writes citations to illegally
parked or unauthorized vehicles in a ?proactive? manner.
Other InformationOther information:
--- High School diploma or GED
--- Valid North Carolina Driver's license
--- CPR Certification prior to completion of 12 months of
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Requires one (1) year of previous work experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
--- Must be proficient in oral and written communication. Basic
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: Hospital Police Department -Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Security Officer - Hospital Police Department, Healthcare , Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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