• H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Parent/Research US
  • Jan 04, 2019
Other Service/Skilled Workers

Job Description

Position Highlights:

·       Directly responsible for making every professional attempt to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and staff.

·       High degree of visibility and vigilance with emphasis on crime deterrence and prevention coupled with guest relations oriented attitude.

The Ideal Candidate

·       Communicate verbally and in writing clearly, concisely, courteously, and in a positive manner with patients, visitors, and staff.

·       Effectively listen and interpret information and instructions accurately.

·       Recognizes that Security is a service-oriented department that requires dedication, flexibility and willingness to take on multi-faceted tasks whether or not they are assigned or part of one's normal duties.



·       Analyze situations and be able to develop appropriate responses without constant or immediate supervision.

·       Capable of handling and responding to emergencies.

·       Generate/recognize innovative, creative solutions in work related situations.

·       Quickly size up problems or situations by obtaining and evaluating facts and resources available.


Credentials and Qualifications:

·       High School/GED required

·       5 years of security experience in a hospital setting.  Law enforcement, military service or military policy experience may be substituted on a one-for-one basis

·       Maintain current driver's license

·       Certified through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS)*

·       Obtain certification in safety via the IAHSS Safety Certification program and crisis intervention via the Crisis Prevention Institute's (CPI) non-violent crisis intervention program or equilavent.*

*Graduation from a state or federally certified law enforcement academy may be substituted for IAHSS and CPI requirements.