Public Safety officer
Company: Yale-New Haven Health
Location: New London
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should
understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and
live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered,
respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as
individuals and professionals, every day. Performs A Variety Of
Duties To Ensure The Welfare Of Patients, Employees, And Visitors;
Protects Grounds, Buildings, Equipment And Supplies Of The
Hospital; Makes Decisions On The Best Way To Obtain And Maintain
The Security Of The Hospital, Patients, Employees And Visitors
Within Departmental And Hospital Guidelines.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Patrols The Exterior
Of The Hospital And Related Buildings, Checking The Security Of All
Doors And Windows. Opens And Secures Areas As Required. Check For
Safety Violations And Conducts Rounds Throughout The Hospital. 2.
Patrols Parking Lots And Parking Garage And Monitors As Necessary.
Takes Appropriate Enforcement Action When Warranted. Provides
Escorts In Parking Lots As Required. Contacts Vehicle Owners For
Lights On, Flat Tires, Etc. 3. Patrols The Interior Of The Hospital
And Related Buildings. Enforces Hospital Policies And Procedures
Relating To Visitors, Smoking, Access Control, Proper Passes And
Badges. 4. Collects, Tags And Logs All Lost And Found Articles. 5.
Responds To All ?Code Mr. Green? Calls. Takes Control Upon Arrival
To Ensure The Safety Of Employees, Other Patients And Visitors.
Makes Assignments To Other Respondents To Maintain Control Of The
Situation. Responsible To Gain Control Over The Patient And Make
The Best And Safest Decisions. 6. Responds To All ?1-2-3 Red?
Calls. Must Report To The Fire Scene And Assist As Needed. Ensures
That The Fire Department Is Escorted To The Fire Area Or Alarm
Area. Also Assist With Fire Drills. 7. Responds To Patient Assist
Calls, Determines To Extent Of The Problem And Responds
Accordingly. Responsible For Controlling The Patient In A Way Not
To Endanger Other Patients, Visitors And Staff. Handles All Eloped
Patients And Contacts New London Police Department If Necessary 8.
Responds To All Life Star Arrivals. Ensures A Safe Lz. Maintains
Security Around The Helicopter While On The Ground And Assists The
Life Star Crew In Transporting The Patient To The Helicopter. 9.
Reviews Reports And Safety Huddle Sheets Generated From Last Shift
Worked To Ensure Being Up To Date With Current Information.
Completes Detailed Reports And Log Entries. 10. Staffs And
Maintains A Dispatch Center Which Operates 7 Days Per Week, 24
Hours Per Day. Monitors Cctv, Door And Alarm Systems, Contacts
Local Emergency Responders As Necessary. Initiates Hospital
Emergency Response Procedures For Fires, Security Emergencies And
Events, And Medical Emergencies. 11. Follows All Department
Policies, Procedures And Directives. 12. Meets Performance
Expectations For Public Safety Officer, Customer Service, Teamwork,
Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In
Performance Review. 13. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or
Directed To Ensure The Safety And Operational Needs Of The
Department And Organization. 14. Public Safety Charge Officer 15.
Acts As Liaison Between Public Safety Officers, Operations Manager
And Public Safety Director. 16. Patrols Lawrence & Memorial
Hospital Grounds To Assure Public Safety Officers Are Performing
Duties Appropriately. 17. Over Sees On-The-Job Training For Public
Safety Officers. 18. Educates Public Safety Officers In Any New
Policies, Procedures, Equipment Or Techniques. 19. Schedules And
Assigns Public Safety Officers To Cover All Shifts. Qualifications
EDUCATION Minimum Of A High School Diploma Or Ged Graduate.
EXPERIENCE Prior Security, Law Enforcement Or Military Experience
Preferred. LICENSURE Connecticut State Security Permit Required.
Must have a current driver's license and an acceptable driving
record. SPECIAL SKILLS Not Applicable Additional Information YNHHS
Requisition ID 30139
Keywords: Yale-New Haven Health, New England , Public Safety officer, Other , New London, Northeast
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