The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Safety and Security is seeking a Hospital Security Officer Trainee to perform duties needed to maintain a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and staff in the buildings and grounds of the University of Iowa Health Care - Iowa River Landing.
Provide exceptional customer service to patients, visitors, and staff enter the hospital
Provide surveillance of Behavior Health and potentially combative patients
Respond to and resolve emergencies such as security alarms and patient/visitor/staff assists
Maintain a working knowledge of computers to process data, operate fire alarm systems, and security systems
Provide effective oral and written communication
Perform security checks and monitor special assignments
Report and follow-up on all safety and fire hazards
Respond to lock/unlock doors, troubleshoot elevator problems and extricate as needed, and assist in traffic/parking enforcement
Perform safekeeping procedures
Assist with information to patients/visitors/staff
Escort to parking ramps and outlying areas
The department intends to hire for one position from either Hospital Security Officer, requisition 22002579 or Hospital Security Officer Trainee, requisition 22002580, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you wish to be considered or both
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
Percent of Time: 50%
Schedule:20 hours/week will be accomplished between the hours of 3:00pm-8:30pm, Monday-Thursday, and Fridays between 7:00am-5:30pm. This position will also be a part of the Saturday rotation with hours of 7:00am-12:30pm.
Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements
One year of experience in safety/fire safety/security or law enforcement
Valid driver's license and the ability to meet fleet safety standards is required
Two years of customer service experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer software applications (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc)
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
With additional questions please reach out to Alyson Maloney at firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.