Security Officer I - Security

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Full Time - Day/Evening
  • Service/Maintenance Support
  • Req #: 128265
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Under the general direction of a security manager, supervisor, or management designee, the security officer will monitor the healthcare environment to help prevent security incidents from occurring and deescalate incidents as they emerge. He or she will help generate a feeling of personal safety and good will among staff, patients, and visitors. The security officer may provide protective services and, with sufficient training, patient restraints as deemed necessary by medical staff. The security officer will also assist with the development and coordination of related departmental policies, procedures, and programs, in accordance with federal, state, OSHA, and NIOSH regulations.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High school diploma or GED is preferred. Associate’s Degree is preferred.
    • License/Certifications: A valid, acceptable State of Maine driver’s license is required for all associates with a maximum of four accrued penalty points. International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic Officer Certification is required within the first 12 months of employment. Certified in Management of Aggressive Behavior and CPR is required within in first 90 days of employment.
    • Experience: 6 months of healthcare security experience preferred. Other security or public safety experience is a plus, with an emphasis on providing a safe and dignified environment for all types of people in stressful situations.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to respond to a wide range of patients with a variety of sensitivities as well as communicate as necessary with managers and administrators.
    • Excellent ability to identify gaps and solve problems.
    • Strong customer service background is required.
    • Ability to operate multiple software applications.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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