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Security Supervisor

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Job ID: 149266
Category: Security
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: FT- 3RDSHIFT

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • In support of the security management team the Security Supervisor will act as the Lead Security Officer on shift and will assist in oversite of the daily operations of the security department, generally on an assigned shift. This position represents a Security professional who is proficient in front line officer tasks, with additional leadership responsibilities.


  • Responsible for scheduling and staffing assignments of security staff to support department needs and safe hospital coverage. Participates in on-call rotation.
  • May participate in the staff performance appraisal process.
  • May provide Safety Training for the security staff and other hospital personnel.
  • Communicates with hospital and Security leadership on appropriate matters; and maintains a working relationship with all hospital departments. Logs and reports both routine and unusual activity.
  • Acts as a resource and role model for Security Officers.
  • Gathers metrics; creates and maintains monthly and annual reports as directed.
  • Screens visitors, investigates incidents and responds to requests for security/safety support.
  • Performs all duties normally expected of a Security Officer including but not limited to the patrol of both interior and exterior property. Addresses any items that require attention. Escorts and serves as a liaison between hospital and police, funeral directors, coroner agents, and/or other community members. Provides guidance to those who seek assistance.
  • May assist with payroll and timesheet maintenance as it pertains to confirmation of hours and shits worked.


  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Valid NJ Drivers License or license in the state in which the employee resides.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • 3+ years Security experience required, experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
  • Associate of Arts or Science
  • and 2+ years experience

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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