Security Agent (Security)

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by UPMC Pinnacle

Harrisburg, PA 17105
Public Sector & Government
7 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Title: Security Agent (Security) Shift: VARIOUS SHIFTS - FULL TIME/PER DIEM UPMC Pinnacle has a vision for a healthier community. That is why in everything we do; our goal is to meet or exceed the expectations of our patients and their families. As a leading employer in the region, UPMC Pinnacle strives to attract and retain talented, compassionate people who share this same vision. There are many benefits in becoming an employee at UPMC Pinnacle: Fast paced inpatient environment with leading-edge technologyCareer ladder and advancement opportunitiesFlexible schedulesWork collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and pharmacistsCompetitive wages and benefits Summary of Department/Service Line: The department of security services has an office located at each hospital campus. Staff includes security supervisors and both full and part time security agents. Each hospital facility is staffed 24 hours daily, seven days a week. Security represents the first and last contact most patients and their families have with the facility and often sets the tone for other interactions. An officer on patrol is alert for safety as well as security threats. Job Summary: Provides proprietary hospital security services specific to assets protection, enforcement of trespass policy, access control, traffic assistance, etc. Is responsible to enforce the rules, regulations, and policies for the PinnacleHealth System and provide for safety and security of persons and property in or on PinnacleHealth System property. Job Requirements: High School diploma and/or equivalent.Minimum of one year of security experience or completion of some college course work in law enforcement, criminal justice, or related field.Ability to be mobile and on feet for long periods of time.Ability to interact and diffuse volatile situations through verbal communication.Valid PA Driver's License in good standing and eligible to be covered under the organizations auto liability policy.Ability to work some weekends and holidays. Preferred Qualifications: None specified. About South Central Pennsylvania Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World.Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes - a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia - it's a great place to grow a career and family.Listed among Forbes.com "America's Most Livable Cities," and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Cities to Live" in 2017, we are a two to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. About UPMC Pinnacle UPMC Pinnacle is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. Its more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals and approximately 11,000 employees serve a 10-county area at outpatient facilities and eight acute care hospitals with 1,360 licensed beds: Carlisle, Community Osteopathic, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lititz, Memorial, and West Shore. The not-for-profit system anticipates caring for more than 1.2 million area residents in FY 2018. For more information, visit . Category: Protective Service , Keywords: Security Guard

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