Safety Security Officer

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description





Position Summary


Under the general direction of a security manager, supervisor, or management designee, the security officer will monitor the healthcare environment to help prevent security incidents from occurring and deescalate incidents as they emerge. He or she will help generate a feeling of personal safety and good will among staff, patients, and visitors. The security officer may provide protective services and, with sufficient training, patient restraints as deemed necessary by medical staff. The security officer will also assist with the development and coordination of related departmental policies, procedures, and programs, in accordance with federal, state, OSHA, and NIOSH regulations.



Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


Education: High school graduate or equivalent is strongly preferred.


License/Certifications: Valid driver's license. Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) within 1 year of hire. International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) certified at the Basic Officer level within 1 year of hire.


Experience: Experience in hospital safety and security preferred.


Possesses working knowledge of computers


Possesses writing skills necessary to complete incident, accident and investigative reports as required.


MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 650254

Posted On: Dec 07, 2021

Updated On: Dec 07, 2021