The Connecticut Children's Security Officer is responsible for
assisting in the coordination of activities for the day-to-day
security operations at all Connecticut Children's Medical Center
affiliated locations as designated by the Security Manager,
including but not limited to: the main hospital campus located at
282 Washington Street, Primary Care Facility, Connecticut
Children's Medical Center School, as well as other off-site
locations. She/he will work with other Security Officers as a team
providing prompt response to calls for security assistance. The
Security Officer will take a proactive role in addressing any
situation related to the safety and security of patients, students,
staff and visitors while making appropriate notifications to the
Security Manager, Executive Management Team personnel and local law
enforcement. Ensures a high quality of service is provided by the
Security department, responds to and provides guidance to other
security personnel, hospital/school staff and visitors during
emergency situations. Assists with patient watches and restraints;
ensures that all aspects of security activities within the
institution are adhered to. Ensures that the safety and security of
patients, students, staff, visitors and property are maintained
through the vigilant adherence to policies and controls in a calm
and professional manner.
Assists in the coordination of activities for the day-to-day
Works with other Security Officers in a professional and
cooperative manner for prompt response to calls for security.
Assists with requests for security, safety and related services
from staff, students, patients and visitors.
Ensures a high quality of service is provided by the Security
department while responding to and providing guidance during
emergency situations to other personnel, patients, staff and
Assists with the patient watches and restraints; ensures that
all aspects of security activities within the institution are
adhered to. Ensures that the safety of patients, students, staff,
visitors and property through vigilant adherence to policy and
Gathers data, compiles information and prepares reports related
to security activities and other situations that may arise while
ascertaining facts through personal contact and observations and to
determine proper course of action.
Provides a safe environment by conducting, assisting and
monitoring the use of a metal detecting wand, property searches and
Fosters a cooperative and positive work environment and works
with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the
organization through behaviors that are consistent with the
Connecticut Children's Medical Center STANDARDS.
High school diploma required or equivalent. Criminal Justice or
Emergency Management education preferred.
Three to five years of operational security experience in health
care security or a combination of health care security and law