With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology. St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visiting http://www.stmarycorwin.org/.
Plans, schedules and supervises security effort for patients, associates and visitors; protects hospital buildings, assets, and premises as assigned. Plans, schedules and supervises drills associated with security response and reports on same. Responsible for Environment of care Chapter Safety and Security as required by Joint Commission. Coordinates the development and implementation of Hospital-wide safety programs as well as the safety and training programs for the assigned facility. In addition, this position is responsible for the management of the Security function and serves as the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Officer.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelor's degree in engineering, behavioral science, business, hospital administration, or related field
Minimum Experience Requirements
Four years of progressive responsibility in hospital operations or related field.
Knowledge of TJC accreditation policies, practices, management and regulatory law required.
Trained in NIMS 100,200,300,700 and 800 within two years
Demonstrated knowledge of safety-related occupational training as well as local, state and federal safety regulations
Experience in hospital environment preferred
Familiar with Life Safety Codes
Current valid Driver's License
Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare certified within six months
CIT certified within two years
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Manages day-to-day activities of Security Department and ensures standards of practice are met within policies and procedures.*
Supervises the security officers.*
Develops and maintains schedule for Security officers.*
Facilitates goals of Security department and actively participates in problem-solving and conflict mediation. Consults with Facilities Director as needed.*
Identifies areas of practice requiring policy and procedure development. Maintains currency of policies and procedures.*
Organizes agenda and leads staff meetings to facilitate staff development and education.*
Supervises the operation and maintenance or the Security Cameras/Paging System*
Provides a positive, team-building culture for the Security Department,*
Coordinates Security Officer and associate training with officers and/or Facilities Director*
Coordinates the development of manuals, guidelines, records and other informational materials for the Security/Safety Departments.*
Assist with design, promotes and actively participates in the unit-based PI program.*
In conjunction with Facilities Director develops budget and adheres to budget guidelines set forth by administration.*
Assists in the orientation and skill development of new staff members/hospital employees as required.*
Works in conjunction with Plant Operations staff in oversight of maintenance, power outages/weather related problems, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, and routine maintenance of the facility as requested.*
Serves as safety and emergency preparedness officer responsible for directing the ongoing organization-wide process to collect information about deficiencies and opportunities for improvement in environment of care management programs.*
Prepares and submits annual management reports for hospital administration and outside regulatory agencies.*
Represents the hospital to regulatory agencies such as TJC, OSHA, EPA, etc.*
May serve as Safety and Emergency Management Committee chair for the hospital consults with staff on a wide variety of safety issues, policies, and concerns including waste management, hazardous material control, and security issues.*
Implements, with appropriate staff, safety committee recommendations; monitors the effectiveness of the recommendations.*
Maintains training records for the department; ensures that appropriate training Is given for critical staff and TJC compliance.*
Develops conducts formal training programs for the hospital and the department covering a variety of areas associated with staff safety, facility environment, disaster preparedness, emergency preparedness, and new programs or regulations.*
Responds to employee safety concerns by examining safety Issues, preparing corrective actions and ensuring appropriate follow-up.*
Participates and works collaboratively with outside agencies including but not limited to, local law enforcement, emergency management, public health, and local health care coalition.*
Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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