Public Safety Officer Sr (Full Time, PM Shift)

Advocate Health Care in Oak Lawn, IL

  • Industry: Law Enforcement - Security Officer/Guard
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $58,485.00 - 125,280.00 / Year*
Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation's leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women's health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois. 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, PM ShiftHours of 3pm-11:30pm; Mon-Fri, every other weekend and rotating holidays required. Purpose: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. About Advocate Health Care Advocate Health Care, named among the nation's Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state's largest integrated children's network, the state's largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area's largest home health care companies, and the region's largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.
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