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3 weeks ago

Security Officer

Rush University
Flag us Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Location: Oak Park, IL

Hospital: RUSH Oak Park Hospital

Department: Security

Work Type: Full Time (Total FTE between 0.9 and 1.0)

Shift: Shift 2

Work Schedule: 8 Hr (2:30:00 PM - 11:00:00 PM)

Reporting to the Supervisor of Security ROPH this role is responsible for monitoring the hospital’s building and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry and for enforcing policies and procedures related to safety and security of personnel and property. Additionally, assists patients, visitors and staff in matters related to safety and security

Other information:
Required Job Qualifications:
  • High School graduate or GED.
  • 1 to 3 years of previous security experience, hospital preferred but not required.
  • Valid driver¡¦s (Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) license required. Must have a prior driving record deemed acceptable to Hospital Management based upon the results of a Motor Vehicle Report check conducted by Human Resources.
  • Must possess and be responsible for maintaining current Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC)
Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Firearm Control Card (FCC)* within 90 days of employment (*Including revolver). Illinois Firearm¡¦s Owner¡¦s Identification Permit (FOID)
  • Must be able to qualify for and successfully demonstrate the use and maintenance of firearms and departmental equipment. Must be able to wear body armor.

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to stand or walk during the majority, if not entire tour of duty and be able to withstand weather extremes for external assignments. Physically able to perform required responsibilities

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs continuous surveillance of all hospital facilities and grounds to ensure all rules are followed and areas are secure.
  • Investigates unusual occurrences related to security, responding to all security calls and assists patients, visitors and staff accordingly.
  • Prepares incident reports, memorandums and other written documentation as needed and/or requested.
  • Provides escorts in the parking lot to patients, visitors and staff if requested.
  • Works with local law enforcement to on any pertinent investigation.
  • Inspects packages leaving/arriving at hospital ensure facility and personnel safety.
  • Properly assesses unusual/dangerous situations. Protects those involved and communicates to all team members affected.
  • Maintains all security equipment
  • Participates in annual security response drills and trainings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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