Under the supervision of the Security Supervisor, the Security Officer I performs security duties including scheduled interior/exterior patrols of the buildings and grounds to ensure safety, security and general well-being of patients, Associates, and guests; patrols all areas to reduce opportunities for property loss, to detect fire and safety hazards; assists in the enforcement of smoking, parking, access control and identification policies including new policies which maybe initiated by administration or department supervisor; meets the fire department at the main entrance and escorts them to the location of fire; secures entrances limiting access to the medical center during an emergency/disaster; assists Associates and guests to their cars if requested; provides assistance in cases of disruptive patients, visitors, or suspicious persons; assists any person needing assistance within the scope of recognized responsibilities; completes shift reports at the end of each shift.
Shifts: 10:00pm to 8:00am Thursday, Friday and Saturday
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access
Description of Information
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes
Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalence preferred; education, training or experience in security preferred.
Certificates and Licenses: Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required or completed within 90 days; International Association for Healthcare Safety & Security (IAHSS) preferred; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification within one month of employment; a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through the medical center’s insurance carrier; additional certification may be required for certain settings or populations. Specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained will be provided by the department director/manager/supervisor at time of hire/transfer into department.