The Loss Prevention/Security Officer assists in the maintenance of a safe and secure work place for patients, staff, employees and visitors. This primary task involves providing physical security for facilities, cooperation in crisis and emergency situations and responsibility for monitoring hospital electronic loss prevention systems.
Security and Loss Prevention Systems include lock and key management programs, responses to and understanding of overall hospital fire and evacuation systems and communications center (CCTV, Infant Abduction Alarms, Intrusion Alarms and Access Control) functions. The Loss Prevention / Security Officer uses computerized reporting and incident management programs, Internet based data gathering and Internet web structure to provide services and perform jobs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or Equivalent
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Valid New Mexico Driver's License; BLS required within 2 weeks of hire and SAMA (Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression) is required within 60 days of hire. State of New Mexico Security Guard Level I and II are preferred.
Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
Basic computer knowledge
Understanding of basic loss prevention electronic systems
EXPERIENCE: Prevention experience in law enforcement, corrections or security preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director Loss Prevention and Communication
- Bloodborne pathogen B
The Loss Prevention/Security Officer's function is subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Emergency and crisis circumstances, irregular working hours and exposure to assaultive behavior occur regularly
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Prolonged walking, standing or running up or down stairwells in emergency situations. Physically able to assist in restraining an average adult weighing approximately 150 pounds. Responds to and monitors potentially dangerous, violent or escalating situations with proper intervention and techniques to ensure safety of all persons concerned.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.