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Security Officer

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Job ID: 147626
Category: Security
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Needs

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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?

Job Description: 

The Security Officer is responsible for protecting the establishment, its patients, visitors, staff, employees and invitees against the hazards of crime, fire, other emergencies, and trespassing. Will maintain decorum of persons and assist in the enforcement of hospital rules and regulations. Will also provide information assistance and directions to patients, visitors and staff, as necessary.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and/or two years of previous experience in the security, military or law enforcement field (preferred)
  • Two years of previous experience in the security, military or law enforcement field preferred.
  • Must obtain PA ACT 235 within 6mos of hire. (Required)
    •  Note: If the employee does not obtain the Act 235 certification within the first six (6) months of employment, the employee will be immediately terminated. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain this certification throughout their employment with the HUP Security Department. Failure to recertify before the expiration date of their Act 235 Certification will result in immediate termination.
  • Driver's License (Required)
    • Must have a valid PA/NJ/DE driver's license 
  • IAHSS basic certification preferred.

Additional Information: 

Schedule may change based on departmental needs. Basic shift hours will be 8am-4pm, 4pm-12am and 12am-8am or as assigned to fill staffing for individual or special circumstances, e.g. special details and events.

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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