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Nursing Open House - March 21

Security Guard - Recovery Navigation

The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5790

Wed 1-7; Sun-Tues 12:30p-11p
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Job Description
- Maintain a physical presence on the property for staff and client safety.
- Caring Attitude: Treat every person as you would like to be treated.
- Non-judgmental: Assume that each patient is doing the best he/she can. Respect and be sensitive to others’ opinions and ideas - appreciate individual differences.
- Focus on the person. Reserve social conversation for appropriate times. Maintain confidentiality. 
- Show people that you are really listening and not rushing them.
- Assists clinical staff when requested, always accompanied by clinical staff member. 
- Stations self at Main entrance when not on rounds in order to be immediately accessible to the staff and clients.
- Awareness of individual’s differences (i.e. Disability, outward appearance, sensory deficits, speech impediments, gender/sexual orientation, etc.)
- Deposits any weapons in labeled and sealed bag in weapon/contraband secured area.
- Assists with labeling and depositing of patient belongings in secured storage areas.
- Complete relevant documentation on daily Security Log.
- Patrol facility in their entirety including parking areas and perimeter checks to prevent fires, theft and vandalism, inspecting doors, windows and locks to ensure they are secure.
- Escort employees to parking area as requested.
- Investigate incidents of unusual occurrences reported by clients, visitors or staff.
- Document investigative steps and results and complete incident reports as required by policy.
- Monitor functionality of security systems and report issues to manager.
- Enter work requests as needed for maintenance items.
- Respond to all support team calls.
- Assist in client restraint as necessary.
- Report all safety and security hazards to manager.
- Observes all relevant risk management and infection control policies and procedures and any applicable quality improvement activities.
- Maintain safety through use of protective equipment as required.
- Inspect fire safety equipment or any other equipment/property as assigned.
- Conduct and monitor fire drills, complete Fire Drill Evaluation Form.
- Assure safety of clients, visitors, staff and facilities during emergency situations.
- Conduct job responsibilities in accordance with the standards, policies and procedures set forth by TPC and by any applicable federal and state laws.
- Attend/complete mandatory in-service trainings and other trainings as required, as well as participate in staff meetings.
- Other duties may be assigned.

- Periodically act as preceptor for new hire security guards
- Maintain monthly security schedule, working with manager to ensure coverage at buildings, compliance with training schedule and availability of security team to cover necessary functions
- Work with the Environment of Care Committee to ensure policies and procedures appropriately apply to functions within the Center
Required Education
-High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
-Excellent communication skills and the ability to exercise good judgment in stressful situations required
-Minimum 1 year experience in a security guard position preferred
-Familiarity with Word, Outlook and Excel and must
Application Method
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