Security Officer
Mount Carmel Health - Columbus, OH

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High School/GED
  • 1 year of experience required
  • Located in Central Ohio, the Mount Carmel Health System serves more than a million patients each year through five hospitals and over 50 outpatient facilities.

    We are seeking a Safety and Security Officer to join out team of dedicated professionals as we continue our mission of improving the health of the communities we serve.

    Job Description:
    The Safety and Security Officer is to provide protective services to all persons and property across the Mount Carmel Health System.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Ensure a safe environment for all associates, physicians, patients, visitors in compliance with various regulatory standards to include, JC, OSHA, ect.
    • Provide a quality service consistant with the values of Mount Carmel Health System for our associates, physicians, patients, and visitors.
    • Maintains a safe and secure environment through job knowledge, skills and engagement. Intervene as appropriate in any safety and security observed issues.
    • Enforces all governmental regulations, standards, policies associated with Mount Carmel Health System and Safety and Security Policies (i.e. smoking policy)
    • Communicate safety and security discrepancies to the appropriate parties for mitigation.
    • Ensure department goals and objectives are reached/maintained during assigned shifts.
    • Responsible for completing and documenting assigned tasks, such as fire drill and safety tours on time.
    • Ensure accurate documentation during assigned shift (i.e. security reports, safety incidents, activity logs).
    • Ensure consistent delivery of professional, friendly, and courteous service.
    • Comply with the organization and department dress code.
    • Conduct initial and follow-up investigations, if warranted or directed, ensuring documentation of investigative steps.
    • Proactive patrolling of the campus by foot, segway, or vehicle as assigned.
    • Respond to all “SWAT” calls expeditiously and safely.
    • Be familiar with all hospital emergency code and appropriate responses.
    • Responsible for completing assigned tasks/duties on time (i.e. fire drills and safety tours).
    • Provide on-the-spot in-service training to staff where knowledge related discrepancies are noted.
    • Demonstrate sound judgment, decision skills, and prioritizing responses to emergency situations.
    • Ability to perform duties in an independent manner.
    • Custodial responsibility for patient valuables and maintaining lost and found by following the proper protocols.
    • Inspects panic alarms, AED’s, and call boxes as assigned.
    • Provides escorts for associates, patients, visitors, and students (where located) in the hospital areas and areas contiguous to the hospital areas.
    • Issue parking citations and enforce the parking policy.
    • Provide helipad duties during helicopter landings and departures.
    • Assist in the collection of ICES data as directed.
    • Monitoring of cameras and access control responsibilities as assigned.
    • Citizen arrest duties only in accordance with applicable laws and statutes.
    • Assist motorist with vehicle assistance as appropriate (i.e. jump start)
    • Traffic enforcement keeping emergency entrances and approaches clear of non-emergency vehicle traffic.
    • Respond to safety incidents/visitor injuries as appropriate, ensuring medical is summoned as appropriate.
    • During emergent events direct media to the proper area/contact.
    • Perform other assigned duties as directed by Management.
    • Use proper radio procedures and monitors on-going activity.
    • Be familiar with geographic location and facility layout.
    • Immediately report and respond appropriately to Salient events, communicating the event to your supervisor.
    • Provide for security per policy for VIPs.
    • Chemical spill clean up as assigned.
    • Responsible for compliance with Organizational Integrity though raising questions and promptly reporting actual or potential wrongdoing.
    • All other duties as assigned.


    • Education: High School graduate or GED required.
    • Certification: OPOTC Certification in Private Security preferred
    • IAHSS Certification preferred.
    • Three to five years experience in security, law enforcement or military disciplines or equivalent training which might include criminal justice, homeland security, or law enforcement academy is preferred.
    • Effective Communication Skills.
    • Valid Ohio State driver’s license with good driving record maintained.
    • Customer service oriented able to function in high stress situations with personal restraint, integrity, and control.
    • Basic computer skills that commensurate with the job

    About Mount Carmel
    Serving more than a million patients each year, Mount Carmel is the preferred healthcare provider in central Ohio. Our more than 8,500 employees and 1,500 physicians utilize state-of-the-art facilities, advanced technologies and the latest procedures to accomplish our mission of healing patients’ minds, bodies and spirits, and improving the health of the communities we serve.
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