Security Officer Basic

Safety and Security

7a-7pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

General Description:
The Basic Security Officer reports to the Security Lead or Security Supervisor, conducts activities to prevent, fire, theft, vandalism, illegal entry, and bodily harm. Prevents crime and enables deterrence by presenting a highly visible, physically capable, professional uniformed presence. Responds to alarms and other calls for assistance to rescue, protect, and defend. Has access to medication storage areas, may receive, deliver and store medications only. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides all necessary aspects of security service based on established age-specific standards, appropriate to the age group of the individuals served.
  • Assists in confronting unauthorized persons for questioning; routes, detains them, or telephones police for assistance, according to situation.
  • Notifies Communication Center to alert Fire Department and Hospital personnel in event of fire. Maintains contact with Communication Center by radio or telephone.
  • Reports unusual conditions or malfunctions of heating, electrical systems, plumbing, or communications system.
  • Assists in monitoring and control of parking areas. Maintains emergency vehicle access to emergency entrance and other areas of facility.
  • Assists in escorting personnel to and from parking lots or between buildings as required.
  • Prepares reports using computer word processing applications.
  • Assists with ambulation of patients as required.
  • Assists in the patrol of buildings and grounds, examining doors, windows, entrances and exterior lighting and to determine that all areas are secure and tamper free.
  • Responds to emergency situations and takes actions as directed.
  • Provides directions and assistance to patients and visitors.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area


Formal Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Work Experience:
  • 0 to 1 year experience

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Valid State of Florida Drivers License (FDL) and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that is acceptable to PMC's corporate automobile insurance carrier - license will be screened prior to employment and annually thereafter.
  • Welle (Behavioral Safety Management for Healthcare) within ninety (90) days of hire
  • FEMA IS906 and IS907 within one year of hire
  • IAHSS Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) within one year of hire
  • BLS through the American Heart Association required within one year of hire (RQI)

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.