Protective Services Specialist, FT
Holy Cross

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted in Health and Safety

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Job Info

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night Shift

What you will do:

  • Initiate and receive communications, via telephone, radio, email or other computer systems.
  • Communicate verbally, or in writing, promptly, courteously and accurately while maintain poise at all times.
  • Appropriately refer any problems or issues beyond scope of authority to Security Manager on Duty and the Hospital Manager on duty.
  • Follow standard procedures and uses personal protective equipment per policy at all times.
  • Document in a timely manner all relevant safety and security information.
  • Patrol the hospital and other HCH properties as required.
  • Take action as required, participating in all emergency codes and requests for assistance.
  • Act independently, managing critical situations that may involve aggressive behavior.
  • Take action as necessary to ensure the safety of Hospital Associates, patients and visitors.
  • Assist in moving, lifting or dragging individuals to safety.
  • Assist in bringing safety equipment to the scene of an emergency or as required.
  • Assist in restraining individuals as necessary to maintain the safe environment of the hospital.
  • Assist in restraining individuals as required to prevent those individuals from placing themselves or others in harm's way.
  • Participate as an active member of various Security and Safety committees.
  • Serve as a departmental resource specialist, consulting on Safety and Security issues to all Associates.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures related to Protective Services throughout The Holy Cross Hospital.
  • Review all departmental Security and Safety Policies and Procedures on an ongoing basis.
  • As directed, evaluate the effectiveness of Protective measures throughout the hospital through reports.
  • Prepare recommendations and documentation that provides direction to correct reported deficiencies.
  • Recommend action plans to department managers based on regular protection audits.
  • Prepare and submit reports of audits to various safety committees and administration.
  • Review the following daily: security related incidents and reports of Associate injury, and other related security hazards.
  • As directed, document monthly safety data and prepares reports for the Manager of Protective Services
  • As directed, conduct Security and Safety investigations of significant incidents
  • As directed, develop curriculum and conducts Security and Safety awareness programs throughout the Hospital.
  • Participate in the ongoing in-service education of the hospital personnel and others as it relates to the safety and security of the Hospital.
  • Demonstrate expertise in facilitating adult learning.
  • Review safety and security reports, prepare analysis and assists in the implementation of Holy Cross Hospital Healthcare Protection Program.
  • As directed participate in orientation of new employees to the Safety and Security Program.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in continuing education and other learning experiences.
  • Remain informed of current trends in Hospital Security and Safety. Serves as a role model, participating in professional organizations and community activities.
Minimum Requirements
  • Valid FL Driver's License
  • State of Florida Class D Security License required upon hire
  • Associate's degree in Criminal Justice, Safety Administration, Security, or other related field supplemented with at least one year of experience in a high public interaction position requiring the use of effective interpersonal skills. (note: equivalent related military experience or work experience in law enforcement, fire department, or emergency response service may be substituted for the educational requirement at the discretion of the hiring manager)
  • Ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Must achieve a passing score on "Management of Aggressive Behavior" after employment.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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