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Lead Security Officer

Job ID: R-35161 Job Type: Full time Location: Olathe, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Lead Security Officer has oversight of all activities of security officers assigned on their shift*. Provides real time direction and oversight. Point of contact with clinical and other leadership. Offers training support when indicated. Manages minor officer issues. Takes lead role during code greens and assaults. Demonstrates skills and competencies in performing all security functions. Responsible for reporting officer's performance and competencies discrepancies to the security supervisors. Has knowledge and understanding on how to operate all security equipment, computers, monitors, radios, telephones, TASER, body cameras, security vehicles and access controls and video equipment. Responsible for reporting all maintenance issues and equipment failures of all security systems and security equipment owned by OMCI to the security supervisors. *Night Shift, 6:30pm-6:30am


Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
  • Oversees all daily activities of security officers assigned on their shift. Provides real time direction and oversight.
  • Takes lead role during code greens and assaults.
  • Responsible for reporting officer's performance and competencies discrepancies to the security supervisors.
  • Conducts internal and external patrols in a timely manner, inspecting for unlocked doors, burned out lights/signage, maintenance issues, issuing parking tickets, and enforcing the tobacco use policy.
  • Control visitors access in to the facility during non-visiting hours.
  • Provide transport of deceased patients and assist funeral home representatives with the release of the deceased patients as needed.
  • Pro-actively assist all persons entering the hospital through the ECC/Outpatient entrances and provide escorts as requested.
  • Provide customers with assistance as requested.  This may include but is not limited to items such as providing directions, vehicle jump starts, or locating lost vehicles.
  • Appropriately responds to the facility's emergency codes and calls for Security assistance.
  • Officers to exercise extreme wise judgment in the potential scenarios where ""Use of Force"" decisions must be made quickly. Officers to demonstrate strong competencies and policy compliance in the carry and use of TASERs and Bodycams.
  • Appropriately responds to assistance calls for combative/disorderly patients, visitors or employees.
  • Appropriately responds to alarms at the South Park Medical Buildings # 3, Distribution Centers, and the Pavilion.
  • Participate in First Responder Training.
  • Investigates all incidents of unusual circumstances reported to security by Medical Center personnel, visitors, physicians or patients as requested.
  • Security personnel will have knowledge and understanding of the appropriate use of all security equipment, computers, monitors, radios, pagers, telephones, and security vehicle.
  • Security personnel will conduct monthly grounds inspections, monthly fire extinguisher inspections, weekly elevator checks, and complete the appropriate documentation accurately.  They will also ensure that any additional required documentation is completed appropriately and accurately.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required Education and Experience
  • High School Graduate
  • 1 or more years of experience

Preferred Education and Experience
  • 5 or more years of experience
  • Military, law enforcement, or armed security experience
  • Healthcare experience

Required Licensure and Certification
  • International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety Basic - International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) within 180 Days
  • International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety Advanced - International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) within 1 Year
  • Taser qualified through an appropriate qualification course provided by the organization within 60 Days
  • Driver's License upon Hire

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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