SUMMARY: This position is accountable for maintaining all Security Department and VCH policies, standard operating procedures, and protocols. The incumbent will maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees, physicians, patients, visitors, and contractors/vendors on VCH property by being prepared for emergency situations and responding to all incidents and emergency situations properly. This position assists in visitor identification and health screening upon hospital entry, the effective operation of video surveillance equipment to aid in the protection of VCH property and assets, ensures the safety and visitor entry of the Emergency Department at all times, and detects and reports the existence of safety hazards.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) High School Diploma/GED, B) a valid California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services-BSIS Guard Card (GUARD). For candidates with a POST certificate, a BSIS Guard Card must be obtained within 90 days of hire. C) Baton Permit (BATON PERM) within 60 days of hire. D) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of hire. E) CDL - California Drivers License with acceptable driving record. F) A minimum of 1 year experience in the security field, Honorably Discharged military veteran, graduate of an accredited security related program (i.e. Police Academy, criminal justice program), or completion of a security focused certification program. Previous security experience in healthcare or hospital environment preferred. G) Availability to work any assigned shift. Must be able to read, write legibly, understand, and follow verbal and written English instruction. Possess good communication and customer service skills. Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with Security peers, Hospital employees, physicians, the public, and local law enforcement (as applicable). Must be able to work collaboratively with a team and independently using sound judgement and common sense. Familiarity with computer and Microsoft Office program (specifically Word documents). Bilingual Skills preferred
POSITION DETAILS: Per Diem Position. Shift varies, Weekend and Holidays are required.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, V...alley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.