Security Officer – Security - Full Time 8 Hours Rotating Days 6am-2:30pm (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union) | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Ensures that the healthcare enterprise remains a safe place. Maintains safe and secure environment for medical staff/employees, patients, and visitors by patrolling the premises and visitor management. Observes and reports activities and incidents at an assigned site. Preserves order and acts to enforce regulations when assistance is requested by medical staff/employees. Responds rapidly to security emergencies within the hospital or other healthcare settings. While not authorized to carry firearms, may use security defensive equipment (e.g., batons, pepper foam/gel, handcuffs) when necessary, according to training and/or standard procedures. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Keck Medical Center of USC. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values of the Keck Medical Center of USC. Minimum Education:â?¢High School Diploma or equivalent required.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â?¢1 year of related experience required (preferably in a healthcare setting)â?¢Demonstrated experience in monitoring surveillance system and writing reports.â?¢Experience, knowledge and/or training, in safety, fire protection, civil disturbance, emergency preparedness procedures and planning, C.P.R./AED, Security and Safety issues and standards as set forth by Department of Health Services and The Joint Commission is preferred. â?¢Ability to respond quickly and effectively to emergency and non-emergency situationsâ?¢Respond to and report activities which could result in injury to a person or damage to or loss of propertyâ?¢Ability to communicate effectively with diverse people including members, patients, visitors, and medical personnelâ?¢Oral and written communications skills, including the excellent written and spoken English.â?¢Ability to write accurate, clear, and legible reportsâ?¢Maintain a positive working relationship with facility staff membersâ?¢Knowledge about all security equipment, security operations and computer software. â?¢Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately. â?¢Physical ability to handle various intervention incidents, including patient restraints and violent subjects. â?¢Ability to exercise emotional control, judgment, and objectivity. Required License/Certification:â?¢Valid current California driverâ??s license is required. â?¢Successful completion of approved workplace violence training program required. (Training certification approved and provided the hospital in compliance with California Health & Safety Code 1257.8 and SB1299)â?¢BLS â?? Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association required.â?¢BSIS California Guard Certification Card required and must be maintained by renewal before expiration date.â?¢IAHSS-International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (Basic Certification) required within 6 months of hireâ?¢Fire and Safety Certification -If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only).

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

While there are certainly wonderful opportunities to teach and conduct research at HERC campuses, of the 42,000 jobs on, over 24,000 (or 57%) are non-teaching positions. You will find jobs in healthcare, administration, software, information technology, finance, technical and trades, social work, student affairs, and much, much more.

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