Security Guard in Los Angeles, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 12/3/2022

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Job Description

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Job Title: Security Guard

Job Summary:

 Performs under the supervision of Security Supervisor, Performs a variety of duties related to the security of the hospital building and rounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry and to assure the personal safety of employees, patients and visitors.

Essential Job Duties:

 To perform Building and ground patrols to assure the safety of the hospital.

 To investigate any thefts, disturbance, suspicious activity.

 To assist staff with patient restrains and intervention of disruptions by patients, visitors or staff.

 Facility access Control. Including the identification of individuals entering the facilities, controlling access to and from sensitive areas, locking, unlocking and restricting traffic at various times. To activate and deactivate anti theft alarm system. To report crime and have open communication with local law enforcement.

 To observe and report activities on daily activity report, question any unauthorized individuals and escort them out as need it.

 To provide timely response to reports of violent activity or request for the assistance in the restraining violent and aggressive patients of visitors.

Behavioral Standards:

 Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

 Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

 Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of information in a manner that is understood by all.

 Able to listen, understand, problem-solve, and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal outcome.

 Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

 Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

 Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.

Education/Experience:

High School graduate or equivalent preferred 

Prefer at least 6 months to 1 year of current experience in an acute hospital setting as a security guard.

Licensure/Certifications:

Current Guard Card

Current BLS (CPR )

Current CPI (AB508)

ADA/Physical Demands:

ADA CONSIDERATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language. Must be able to prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to perform upper level mathematical operations, including algebra and geometry, frequent distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.