University of Utah UHealth Security Professional I in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 09/03/2020
Requisition Number PRN24253B
Job Title PS UHealth Security Professional I
Working Title UHealth Security Professional I
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 30-40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Rotating shifts, including some nights and weekends as well as holidays and University closure days.
VP Area President
Department 02119 - Public Safety-Hospital Security
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range Starting Salary $17.33/hour
Close Date 12/03/2020
Open Until Filled No
Secures buildings to avoid theft and property damage within the University Hospital and Clinics and throughout the University as needed. Applies preventive measures to insure possible hazards are minimized.
This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the assigned University Hospital property, Clinic or Research Center if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.
• Foot and vehicle patrols all of the University Hospital and Clinics, a Level 1 Trauma Center Hospital environment, as part of a proactive program for the safety and security of the facility. May patrol other University buildings including off campus University Hospital properties, Clinics and Research Centers as needed, inspecting buildings, examining doors and windows, and checking for intrusions.
• Controls access to the University Hospital and Clinics; checks identification, vehicles, packages, administers the limited access program for internal doors.
• May unlock University buildings at the beginning of each work day and secure University property by locking buildings and turning off lights and other electrical devices unintentionally left on after office hours.
• Assists the Fire Department by responding to fire fighters and unlocking buildings and barriers to permit entry.
• Assist Police Department by investigating disturbances and referring the call to police if a violation of the law has occurred.
• Maintains appropriate logs to advise department heads of potential security problems.
• Provides special services to the University community such as locking and unlocking offices, escorting individuals and assisting patrons and visitors with directions.
• Monitors the security of controlled substances and expensive equipment through closed-circuit television to prevent theft.
• May assist hospital staff during medical emergencies by managing crowd control.
• Respond to threats and risks along the full spectrum of workplace violence.
• Addresses patient/family/visitor aggression that disrupts or has potential to disrupt patient care or which threatens the safety of UHealth staff, patients, and visitors.
• Conduct and support investigations into allegations of criminal acts, theft/property loss, assaults, workplace violence, and other activities that disrupt or have the potential to disrupt the delivery of healthcare and supporting operations.
• Responds to situations involving threats to public safety and making emergency decisions affecting the lives and health of others.
• Places own personal safety at risk.
• Prepares a variety of reports and records.
• Able to obtain certification in Non-violent Crisis Intervention via Crisis Prevention Institute.
• Able to obtain certification in Healthcare Defensive Tactics System via Personal Safety Training Institute.
• Able to obtain Basic level certification from IAHSS .
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Infectious Diseases (frequent exposure to contagious or infectious diseases)
Often: Office environment, outdoor environment, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise (there is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level), exposure to animals, atmospheric conditions (conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation)
Seldom: Oils (there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids)
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, walking
Often: Sitting, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), repetitive foot motion (such as using foot controls), bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, crawling, balancing, reaching overhead, pulling, pushing, lifting – up to 50 pounds, lifting – over 50 pounds
•High school diploma, GED or equivalency
•Ability to successfully pass a background check
•Demonstrated communications skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service
•A valid Utah Driver’s License to be obtained within 6 months of hire.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.