Security Officer

  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital
  • 2018 W. Clinch Avenue Knoxville Tennessee 37916 United States
  • Posted: Mar 17, 2019
Full-time Service/Skilled Workers

Job Description

  • BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB
    • Maintains Security for the hospital and all hospital owned property adjacent to the main facility.
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Minimum Education
      • High School/GED Required
    • Minimum Work Experience
      • 1 year as security or law enforcement officer is preferred
    • Required Licenses/Certifications for position
      • Valid State of Tennessee Armed Security Guard/Officer License OR valid P.O.S.T. certification if current or previous full-time Law Enforcement Officer.
      • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License
      • Qualified to obtain Special Deputy Bond through the Knox County Sherriff’s office.
      • Must obtain Basic Certification for the Healthcare Security Officer through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), as well as, certification in Incident Command (IS 100 & 200) and National Preparedness (IS 800) through NIMS (National Incident Management System) within one year of employment.
    • Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
      • Must be 21 years of age or older.
      • Excellent oral and written communication, mediation and interpersonal skills.
      • Self-motivated, work with minimal supervision, takes initiative and accepts responsibility.
      • Strong computer skills in MS Office and Outlook.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
    • Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.