Security Officer

Open Date 7/17/2017
Division Reading Hospital

Work to create a safe and secure environment for patients, employees, students, and visitors. Assist all individuals in understanding and conveniently utilizing Hospital facilities. Provide a first response to emergency situations, and coordinate with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, with outside emergency personnel, like fire and police. Provide a good first impression of the Hospital for patients and visitors. Assist patients, visitors, and employees in navigating through the Hospital campus, including all buildings, parking structures and grounds.

Position Requirements

Must obtain Certification by the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, both basic and advanced training. Full certification required within six months of employment. Must be AED/CPR certified within 60 days of employment. Trained in conflict management and workplace violence preferred.

Interact regularly with angry, emotionally distraught, and verbally abusive individuals. Interact intermittently with physically abusive individuals. Work both indoors and outdoors, in all types of weather conditions. Endure long periods of constant standing and walking as typical, some running. Heavy lifting, including helping mobility-impaired patients is frequent. Exposure to infectious diseases and hazardous materials is possible. Normal hearing and normal vision with corrective lenses is required. Must have a valid PA Driver's license.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system offering leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have comprehensive physicians network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services, all here in our region. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery & stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

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