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1 months ago

Hospital Security Sergeant PPR, Security Services, Full-Time, Variable Shifts, Variable Locations

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Job Description

Jackson Health System

Department: Security Services


  • Jackson South Medical Center - 9333 SW 152nd St Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
  • Jackson West Medical Center - 2801 NW 79th Ave Doral, FL 33122

Shift details: Full-Time, 8 Hours, Variable Shifts (Evenings or Nights Available)

Why Jackson:
Jackson Health System is a nationally and internationally recognized academic medical system offering world-class care to any person who walks through our doors. For more than 100 years, Jackson has evolved into one of the world’s top medical providers for all levels of care, no matter if it’s for a routine patient visit or for a lifesaving procedure. With more than 2,000 licensed beds, we are also proud of our role as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Here, the best people come together to deliver Jackson’s mission for our diverse communities. Our employees are committed to providing the best CARE by demonstrating compassion, accountability, respect, and expertise in everything we do.


Hospital Security Sergeant is responsible for operational and administrative planning, organizing, leadership and direction of PHT security activities for the assigned shift, in the absence of the Supervisor.


  • Assists in the leadership and supervision of all assigned security personnel during the tour of duty to ensure the objectives and responsibilities of the Security Services Department are properly carried out, while conforming to and maintaining the Standards of Excellence.
  • Assists in reviewing and maintaining quality control for all reports submitted by the personnel for their assigned shift.
  • Reviews reports for accuracy, legibility and timeliness.
  • Assists in the preparation and presentations of evaluations, disciplinary actions and counseling for the assigned personnel, in accordance with JHS and departmental policies.
  • Assists in inspections to ensure that all equipment and materials used to maintain security and a safe environment are accounted for and are in operational condition.
  • Represents Security Services for the assigned shift and responds to the requirements of the JHS hospital managers and professional staff, ensuring a JHS hospital-wide safe and secure environment.
  • Reports any and all serious incidents to the responsible managers (Security Director, A.I.C., Vice President, etc.) following JHS notification procedures.
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings with all departmental personnel to discuss and resolve operational and administrative problems to affect a more efficient and economical operation.
  • Recommends and assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the Security Services Department.
  • Assists in the planning and recommendation of future manpower, equipment and material needs of the shift and present proposal to the Director.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of hospital security and safety in order to enhance expertise.
  • Seeks out and takes advantage of all available job-related training for career and promotional development.
  • Assists in the evaluation of the training requirements for shift personnel, and conducts appropriate on-the-job and remedial training.
  • Coordinates overall training needs with the department Training Supervisor to ensure optimum effectiveness of the training program.
  • Supports in action and words the approved policies and procedures of the JHS and the Security Department.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the continuous Quality Improvement Plan to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of organization-wide and unit specific, age-specific, safety/security and infection control standards.
  • Assists in providing leadership through planning, organizing, coordinating, continually monitoring and evaluating the quality of services provided.
  • Assists in the allocation of adequate resources, commensurate with authority to assess and improve services provided.
  • Clearly communicates the organization mission and vision to all staff.
  • Ensures staff participation in required education programs and appropriate orientation and training courses to maintain competency in job skills, knowledge and equipment.
  • Ensures that employees respect the rights, privacy and property of others at all times, including the confidentiality of information, according to Administrative Policies and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Adheres to the Standards of Excellence at all times.
  • Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise).
  • Performs all other related job duties as assigned.


Generally requires 5 to 7 years of related experience. Supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Prior military or law enforcement experience preferred. At least five years paid security experience in a healthcare environment with a high degree of public interaction required.


High school diploma is required; Associate's degree is strongly preferred.


Current Driver license or ability to acquire immediately upon hire required. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and any additional applicable life support certification for Healthcare Providers is required upon hire with at least 6 months validity and maintenance at JHS for the duration of employment.

Jackson Health System is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Why Us?

Our Mission
Be part of something bigger and make an impact in your community. Join our team and deliver world-class care to every person who walks through our doors.
We have a flexible benefits program to meet your and your family’s needs, now and in the future.
Career Growth
We are committed to your continuous professional development and offer resources and opportunities to build a long-term career at Jackson. As we grow, you grow.
Unparalleled Expertise
Learn and work alongside teams that are the best in their fields.

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