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Public Safety Officer - BMC Public Safety

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




The Security Officer performs a variety of security and safety related functions while involved in the safeguarding of employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and property. Maintains a secure environment at the front line of service to protect people, information, and property. Proactively identifies and resolves potentially harmful, dangerous, or unsafe situations or risks.









Qualifications:




CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Driver's License upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card within 6 months and

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Training for the application of clinical violent restraints










    Essential Functions:




    • Perform a variety of duties to include, but not limited to floor patrols within the hospital as well as medical offices owned/operated by Carle Foundation Hospital.
    • Restrain patients with minimum force avoiding injuries to patients or others while taking control of the situation and implementing appropriate procedures.
    • Provide patient escorts to ensure patient and staff safety.
    • Perform contraband safety searches for behavioral patients and provide safe and proper disposition of contraband.
    • Provide motor vehicle assistance to staff, visitors, and patients (i.e. jump start vehicles and assist with flat tires). Provide after hour visitation escorts.
    • Respond to all alarm activations and investigate cause; conduct monthly testing of panic alarms and emergency call stations.
    • Upon request, collect patient valuables, record, and secure in the security valuables cabinet.
    • Maintain the recording and storage of lost & found items by securing in the Security found item closet.









      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Public Safety Officer - BMC Public Safety, Other , Normal, Illinois

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