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Hospital Security Officer - Safety and Security

Company: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Safety and Security is seeking a Hospital Security Officer to perform duties needed to maintain a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff in the buildings and grounds of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

  • Provide exceptional customer service to patients, visitors, and staff entering the hospital
  • Assist with wayfinding and information to patients, visitors, and staff
  • Perform security checks, patrol facility, and monitor special assignments
  • Conduct incident investigations and provide documentation for follow-up
  • Respond to and assist in all incidents regarding safety and security
  • Respond to lock/unlock doors, troubleshoot elevator problems and extricate as needed, and assist in traffic/parking enforcement
  • Respond to and resolve emergencies such as fire, HazMat, and security alarms
  • Provide security surveillance of institution, including physiatric units
  • Maintain a working knowledge of computers to process data, operate fire alarm systems, and security systems
  • Escort to parking ramps and outlying areas
  • Perform safekeeping procedures
  • Provide effective oral and written communication
  • Enforce all institution policies and procedures

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.

Percent of Time: 100%
Schedule: Availability on 2nd and 3rd Shift
Pay Grade: 07

Starting Salary $33,804.72 with a shift differential

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Two years of experience in safety/fire safety/security or law enforcement
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to meet fleet safety standards is required

Desirable Requirements

  • Two years of customer service experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer software applications (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Hospital Security Officer
  • Appointment Type: Merit
  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Pay Level: 7
  • Starting Salary Minimum: 33804.72

Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Hannah Smith
  • Contact Email:

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services,(319) . For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at.

Keywords: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City , Hospital Security Officer - Safety and Security, Other , Iowa City, Iowa

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