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Per Diem Residential Guard at the Villa Marie Claire (Nights)

Location: Saddle River, NJ, United States
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Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Shall functions as a member of the Villa Marie Claire Security Team providing security services to patients, staff and visitors. In addition, security officers will be knowledgeable of hospital security systems and procedures, local, state, federal guidelines, (related to safety and asset protection) and OSHA, NFPA and JC standards. Will support concierge as needed

What you will do

Immediate intervention in any situation posing a substantial threat to the life and safety of any individual on/or in property owned or controlled by the facility i.e. code gray, code red, code blue, patient watches, etc

Performs vehicle and foot patrol of all buildings, parking lots and grounds to prevent fires, theft and vandalism. Inspects doors, windows and locks to determine level of security

Ensures through visual identification, that only authorized individuals are admitted onto medical center premises. Issues keys to authorized facility personnel and documents appropriately into log book

Demonstrate a courteous, professional, understanding and compassionate demeanor when interacting with patients, staff, visitors, physicians and others

Escorts staff and visitors to and from the parking lot as requested. Assists motorists who require assistance on facility property and perform errands for various departments as requested and necessary (man-power permitting)

Demonstrate working knowledge of computer based security systems i.e. access control, CCTV, fire systems and investigates incidents reported by hospital staff, visitors, physicians or patients

Reports all safety and fire hazards observed on routine foot and vehicle patrol. Assists with traffic control by keeping all fire lanes and fire hydrants and ambulance entrances free of vehicles

Observes hospital policy concerning fire and safety regulations, infection control standards, smoking restrictions, telephone usage and other rules governing conduct

Must be capable of the meeting the physical demands (mobility, agility, and the capability to bend, lift and stretch) of the position as it relates to patrolling, dealing with patients during the evacuation process, unruly individuals, assisting patients and others with physical restrictions i.e. wheelchairs, walkers other physical requirements that present themselves

Performs additional responsibilities as needed to support various team functions

Education Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Preferred

Experience Qualifications

  • 1-3 years Healthcare experience Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Interpersonal communication, de-escalation

Licenses and Certifications

  • NJ Driver's License Required
  • SORA Preferred

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.