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Vail Health Security Specialist 8076 in Vail, Colorado

To us, it’s about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

POSITION PURPOSE:

  • Protect property, assets and people, and deter the occurrence of crime at VVMC-owned and -operated facilities and grounds. This is accomplished through the implementation of a hospital-wide security program developed in accordance with Joint Commission guidelines, industry standards, and hospital policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Patrol and monitor VVMC facilities for unsafe facilities, grounds and people or suspicious activities.

  • Respond to alarms, emergency codes, and other requests for assistance.

  • Document all activities related to patrols, investigations, police assists, response activities, and other calls for service.

  • Communicate with patients, staff, visitors and supporting agencies to conduct education, investigation, and de-escalation.

  • Monitor and enforce parking regulations.

  • Conduct patient watches for mental health, substance abuse, or at-risk patients in coordination with clinical departments.

  • Provide confidential support and assistance to all VVMC visitors, patients, staff, and supporting outside agencies (e.g. law enforcement).

  • Maintain the physical security of VVMC through access control software, security alarms, key control, and other physical and electronic controls.

  • May be asked to participate in management of patients behavior, i.e. application of restraints, observation, physical management to assist clinician.

  • Role models the principles of a Just Culture.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred

  • Experience:

  • Two years of previous security-related experience preferred. Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

  • License(s):

  • Current Valid Driver's license and ability to pass Vail Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria

  • Certification(s):

  • Computer / Typing:

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

  • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.

  • Education:

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