Security Officer
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

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To work as an empowered employee within established guidelines, procedures, and protocols in order to provide administrative and dispatching support for the care, welfare, safety, services and security of the hospital personnel, visitors, patients, and property.


Patrols assigned location on foot or in vehicle; checking and reporting irregularities of security and safety issues, policy compliance, parking concerns, and other important matters.

Observes and reports activities and incidents within assigned location; providing for the security and safety of the hospital

Preserves order and may act to enforce regulations and directives for the hospital pertaining to personnel, visitors, patients, and the premises.

Protects evidence or scene of incident in the event of accidents, emergencies, or security investigations.

Responds and acts as a first responder to incidents of fire, medical emergencies, bomb threat, flooding, hazardous materials, inclement weather, and other incidents.

Responds and intervenes in high stress crisis situations such as Officer needing assistance, Medical Staff needing assistance, Patient elopement, Physical Assaults, & Baby Abductions.

Assists Social Work, DFACS, Law Enforcement, Risk Management, Safety, Nursing, and Administration, etc. in the protection and safety of personnel, patients, visitors, and property.

Investigates incidents reported by employees, visitors, physicians, & patients and reports all incidents, verbally or through incident reports by the end of the shift.

Writes accurate, clear, concise, & grammatically correct incident reports & documents investigatory steps & results.


High School diploma or equivalent. Some college is preferred.

Valid Georgia Driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Two years experience in Security, Law Enforcement, Military or public relations fields are necessary.

Ability to speak, read, write, and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to write complete, accurate, and concise incident reports.

Ability to function independently of constant supervision.

Ability to provide sound judgment and confidentiality in handling of sensitive information.

Must have the follow skills and aptitudes - Organization, Calmness under stress, Problem solving , Empathic listening, and Alertness and Observation.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and the use of a personal computer.

CPR certification required to be completed at orientation or within three months from hire date.

Successfully passing the Crisis Prevention and Handcuffing training within twelve months of hire date.

IAHSS Basic certification within six months of hire date.



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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a not-for-profit hospital system that specializes in pediatric health care, research, and...