POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
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: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the jobâ™s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
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.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Two years of previous security-related experience preferred. Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Valid State of Colorado Driver's license and ability to pass VVMCâ™s Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria required.
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.
Internal Number: 7750
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.