Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 12, 2022
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!"
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Provides individualized care that is consistent with/sensitive to
the age and life span developmental needs of each
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
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous
Perform other duties as assigned.
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
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