St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Security Officer

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    Facility Name
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Work Shift
    Varies; including some evenings, weekends and holidays
    Posted Salary
  • Overview

    St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


    St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


    St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


    Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


    The Security Officer provides security and safety for the patients, employees, volunteers, physicians, and visitors of the Hospital. Enforces hospital security policy and procedures, responds to all calls for Security assistance in a timely and professional manner, assist medical personnel with the management of violent/uncooperative patients.  Assist medical personnel when applying physical restraints. Removes any person from hospital premises who is refusing to comply with hospital policies and procedures. Makes written reports of Security incidents in accordance with established department procedures.   Performs external/internal patrols in accordance with department procedure. Responds to all fire safety emergencies.


    High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum NYS Security Officer Eight Hour training certificate and NYS Driver's License required. Previous experience is preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills, even tempered and courteous, be able to handle extremely tense and potentially violent situations, must be able to assess the needs of patients, employees, physician, volunteers and visitors.  Must be aware of the needs of individuals according to age specifics.


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