Licensed Security Officer

White Plains Hospital

Full Job Description
Position Summary
At the direction of the Security Sergeant or above, carries out all duties and assignments of a Security Officer including the proper and timely completion of all post and other task assignments.

Identifies and communicates security issues to Security Sergeant, Assistant Director of Security or Division Administrator.

Recognize and is responsible for the appropriate and authorized use of all Security Department equipment including radios, cameras, Hospital vehicles, etc.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:
Demonstrates/articulates an understanding of the responsibilities of the position, utilizing security policies and procedure via PolicyTech.
Verbalizes and applies knowledge of current Department and Hospital Policies and Procedures.
Attends staff meetings or equivalent to update knowledge related to current Department/Hospital issues.
Attends in-services, Net Learning as required/requested to update knowledge.
Completes annual Department/Hospital competency requirements
Ability to observe and inspect packages.
Ability to investigate thefts and/or property losses and document on a Security Incident Report.
Ability to observe and determine illegally parked vehicles.


Education & Experience Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent plus one year of military experience preferred. Must have and maintain New York State licensing requirement.

Valid driver’s license preferred.

BLS certification through the American Heart Association must be completed within 90 days of hire. De-escalation training completed within the probationary period.

Restraint training completed within the probationary period.


Core Competencies

Attention to Detail
Stress Tolerance


Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment

May be exposed to or work around chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospital’s SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital’s Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.
Primary Population Served
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Neonatal (birth – 28 days)
Patients with exceptional communication needs


Infant (29 days – less than 1 year)
Patients with developmental delays


Pediatric (1 – 12 years)
Patients at end of life


Adolescent (13 – 17 years)
Patients under isolation precautions


Adult (18 – 64 years)
Patients with cultural needs


Geriatric (> 65 years)

All populations


Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities
Non-patient care population



The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.

Location: White Plains Hospital · Security
Schedule: Full Time, Evening, 4pm-12am 13 shifts per month, alternating weekends & holiday)

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