Security Officer

NYU Langone

Full Job Description
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children’s hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Security Officer.

In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for providing security by protecting Medical Center patients, faculty, staff, students, and visitors and by preventing destructive acts to Medical Center property.

Job Responsibilities:

Prioritizes, completes and communicates assigned work. Completes assigned work by the end of the tour. Ensures effective coordination of departmental activities by informing department members of the current status of assigned work. Demonstrates willingness and the ability to perform various work assignments competently. Willingness to take on additional assignments upon completion of assigned worked.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Patrols Medical Center grounds and facilities in order to safeguard life and property. Performs various security checks to safeguard life and property. Enforces Medical Center and Security Department policies and procedures as appropriate. Recognizes potentially hazardous situations and implements appropriate preventive measures. Demonstrates knowledge of all security posts.
Investigates and follows-up on all incidents that compromise the safety and security of the Medical Center community or property. Demonstrates investigative techniques appropriate to the situation. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate contact person/department regarding identified hazards. Assists in emergency situations as appropriate and according to Medical Center and Security Department policies and procedures. Demonstrates the ability to gather facts and thoroughly assess the scene of an incident. Follows Security Department policies and procedures when interviewing subjects, suspects, and witnesses to an incident or when interviewing complainants.
Responds to the needs and requests for assistance from the Medical Center community and visitors. Provides a prompt and courteous response to requests and/or inquiries from Medical Center patients, visitors, faculty, staff and students. Demonstrates an awareness of important issues that may underlie or impact the request, inquiry or response.
Prepares reports as required. Composes written reports that are clear, complete and accurate. Completes reports in accordance with Security Department policies and procedures. Submits reports to the supervisor on a timely basis.
Communicates effectively with all departments, the Medical Center community and visitors. Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of information pertaining to the Medical Center including clinician and patient information. Demonstrates appropriate communication techniques to defuse tense or hostile situations. Listens carefully and responds in an appropriate and professional manner.
Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent. Valid New York State Security Guard License. Effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills..

Required Licenses: Security Guard Reg-NYS, Driver’s License, Basic Life Support Cert

Preferred Qualifications:
Valid New York State Drivers License. Prior military/law enforcement experience or Fire Safety Director Certification a plus. Prior healthcare experience. Verbal and physical de-escalation training. CPR certification. Computer literate.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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