Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of
people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed
to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable
patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented,
compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is
empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to
practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to
"Always Do The Right Thing!"
About this role
Our Security Officer provides security activities within and
around the property of the facility as well as during off-site
transports and at off-site locations where residents/detainees are
What you bring to the table
- High School diploma or its equivalent (i.e. GED).
- Must be able to successfully complete the The Company Security
Officer Basic Training Program.
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Be a citizen of the United States notwithstanding any laws of
the State to the contrary.
- Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor
involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a
dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces
of the United States.
- Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or no
contest, or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor
involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for
employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension
of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
- Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employment
- Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician
based on specifications established by the Company.
- Have a good moral character as determined by a background
investigation under procedures established by the Company.
- Able to pass Background Check and Drug Screen.
- Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
What you will do
Maintains security of an assigned post, being alert at all times
and taking necessary action to prevent escapes. Monitors patient
activities intervening as needed to control disruptive or violent
behaviors. Utilizes and at times, monitors and controls all
communication systems, surveillance systems and emergency signal
systems, including but not limited to; fire alarm and thermal
detection system, closed circuit television system (CCTV), computer
terminals, perimeter-alert system, public address (PA) system and
two-way radio system. Observes and monitors residents/detainees
inside and outside of the facility for hostile or breach of
security and safety behaviors, implementing necessary safety
precautions. Responds to emergency calls, entering
resident/detainee areas to redirect residents/detainees, controls
fights, prevent escapes as well as assist treatment staff to
prevent harm or injury from violent residents /detainees utilizing
authorized aggression resolution/control techniques. Participates
in searching resident's/detainee's areas for contraband and other
unauthorized items. Controls and monitors all individuals, staff;
residents/detainees, as well as visitors entering and leaving the
facility conducting searches and checking for proper identification
to ensure the utmost security and safety of the facility and its
occupants. Routinely monitors and conducts inspections of the
facility's physical plant and grounds for escape risks and/or
hazardous conditions. Searches for and returns residents/detainees
who have escaped or eloped from the facility. Monitors all
vehicular traffic at the facility, checking for proper
identification and maintaining surveillance of parking areas for
compliance with established regulations. Provides off-site
vehicular transportation for residents/detainees who have
appointments for medical treatment, evaluations, court appearances,
etc. Provides supervision as well as custody and control of
residents/detainees while they are outside the facility. May assist
licensed nursing personnel in: Providing direct services to
assigned population including health data collection; Conducting
observations of resident/detainee behaviors and activities of daily
living; Assistance with resident's/detainee's activities of daily
living including prompting; Education and support; Special
assignments such as conducting face checks of residents/detainees;
Monitoring of internal hallways, walk-ways and the internal campus
area; Conducting one-on-one (1:1) monitoring/supervision of
residents/detainees; Providing for the overall supervision of
resident/detainee, groups and other direct care duties as assigned.
Demonstrates basic knowledge regarding therapeutic communication
and role recovery psychiatric rehabilitation skills. Understands
the organization's recovery based mission, vision and values and
how these guide practice. Intervenes in psychiatric emergencies
using approved techniques, including The Mandt System and/or the
application of authorized restraint and/or seclusion. Continues
professional development via in-service education, workshops,
conferences and self-study necessary to maintain current knowledge
applicable to the position. Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural
diversity issues, treats all individuals (co-workers,
residents/detainees, visitors, etc.) with respect and dignity.
Maintains a working knowledge of the unique demands of providing
care and treatment to residents/detainees of different age groups.
Provides individualized care that is consistent with/sensitive to
the age and life span developmental needs of each
resident/detainee. Must be able to apply principles of critical
thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and
accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for
deviations. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific
set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual
situations. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to
details. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or
continuous basis. Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability
Our investment in you
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
- Time off & leave benefits
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Parental benefits
- Perks and discounts
- And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/
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