Pros: good benefits, paid time off, opportunity to transfer.
Cons: long hours (12 hour shifts), not enough time with family. always potential for injury.
Provide protection to patients, visitors and property from harm or damage. This position has given me the opportunity to learn the various safety techniques to handle and control potentially dangerous individuals. I have learned strategies for preventing and diffusing aggressive behavior. The management here encourages learning and tries to provide – more... a safe and balanced environment for all. My coworkers are my teammates and we work together to stay safe and maintain good communication. the hardes part of the job, of course if the physical energy one needs to sometimes maintain a potential violent patient, we must keep him safe from himself, while keeping ourselves safe. We are mentally conditioned as wellas trained in interpretation of gestures, postures and facial expressions. This way we are prepared to manage the indivduals anxiety. The most enjoyable part is the teamwork and cooperation of our guards. – less