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Hawaii Pacific Health Security Officer - Security in Lihue, Hawaii

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Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center dedicated to providing the Kaua‘i community with accessible quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua‘i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs, including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 18-bed emergency department serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. Wilcox is the first American College of Surgeons-verified Level III Trauma Center in the state of Hawai‘i. Wilcox is part of Hawai‘i Pacific Health, one of the state’s leading health care systems and a not-for-profit health care organization with medical centers, clinics, physicians and other caregivers working together to create a healthier Hawai‘i.

The Security team provides security, information, directions and escort service to patients and staff as needed, while adhering to policies and regulations regarding safety. As Security Officers patrol Hawai‘i Pacific Health facilities, they are often the first to meet and greet our clients, which positions the community’s experience at our facility in a positive way. The Security team plays a vital role in creating a sense of safety and security throughout our hospitals, which is important to our patients and their families.

If you would like to help create a safe and comfortable environment for our patients, staff and guests at Wilcox Medical Center, you could be the ideal person for this position. Responsibilities include providing protection and security for facility personnel, patients, visitors, and property through security and safety patrols, crisis intervention, investigation into minor crimes and accidents, and serving as a visual deterrent to potential problem situations. You will participate in safety programs and provide support to all departments. We are looking for an individual who is dependable and observant, with excellent customer service skills and a commitment to creating a healthier Hawai‘i.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Starting Hourly Rate: 22.70

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High School or equivalent. Current Hawai'i Security Guard Registration (GDE) License. Current American Heart Association Heartsaver-AED CPR or current BLS/HCP card.

Preferred Qualifications: Hospital security experience. International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) Basic Healthcare Security Officer Training Certificate to be obtained within one year of hire. Crisis Prevention and Intervention Certification to be obtained within one (1) year of hire. Six (6) months security experience in related field.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Hawai‘i Pacific Health offers a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package that includes pay and benefits. The pay rate, if displayed, is the minimum hourly rate for the position. Rate of pay for selected candidates will be determined by various factors including knowledge, skills, abilities, relevant experience and training, as well as internal peer equity.

Position Security Officer - Security

Category Security

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 24899

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