Region 1 South
Rotating weekends from 11pm-7am, 40 hours every 2 weeks, this also requires to work a couple weekdays. This position is benefit eligible!
Maintains a secure environment at the front line of service to protect people, information, and property. Proactively identifies and resolves potentially harmful, dangerous, or unsafe situations or risks.
Provides security services with professionalism, fairness, and compassion in even challenging circumstances and in accordance with policies, procedures, and training. Inspires confidence in patients, visitors, and team members by presenting a professional, approachable, and service-oriented appearance and demeanor. Is alert, observant, and ethical. Complies with and enforces all safety and security rules and regulations. Maintains Department uniform and equipment in good repair.
Performs routine responsibilities during interior and exterior patrols to ensure safety and security, including but not limited to: inspections to identify vulnerabilities, hazards, and fire conditions, audits of Interim Life Safety Measures, patient valuables management, and thorough contraband searches. Assists team members, patients and visitors by providing information, directions, and physical help. Ensures traffic control, monitors conduct of visitors on premises, and confronts unauthorized persons for questioning.
Prevents, responds to, and investigates workplace violence. Responds to service calls, such as combative or threatening patients or visitors and team member incidents. Serves as a primary resource for de-escalation.
Performs key responsibilities to plan, prevent, practice, and respond to emergencies such as lost or abducted infants/children, fire, and active threats. Responds immediately to emergency and crisis situations; physically intervenes in accordance with training to situations that have a potential for injury.
Investigates incidents that occur on Advocate Aurora property and completes timely and accurate reports. Addresses and escalates complaints to the appropriate leader and provides supporting documentation.
Performs liaison rounding duties to cultivate close partnerships with all department and units. Delivers security awareness education to team members to leverage their assistance in the overall security of the site.
Liaisons with state and local law enforcement and first responder agencies. Coordinates, briefs, and monitors every law enforcement prisoner patient guard to ensure policy compliance and prevent unsafe practices.
May serve as a precept for newly hired officers, providing feedback and assisting in maintaining competencies for all officers.
Maintains current department training standards in radio communications, verbal de-escalation, stabilization, CPR, application of critical restraints, etc.
Driver license issued by the state of Illinois, and
Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) Card issued by the Illinois State Police. needs to be obtained within 6 months, or
Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin, and
Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) license issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ)..
Illinois team members must have completed State of Illinois 20-hour Basic Security Officer course; for IL sites equipped with firearms, the State of Illinois 40-hours is required.Illinois team members must be eligible to apply for the State of Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) within 30 days of hire and must obtain and maintain within 180 days of hire.Demonstrated ability to exercise mature judgment and sound reasoning while maintaining a courteous and tactful demeanor in dealings with employees, visitors, and patients, even if they are verbally aggressive persons. Demonstrated experience in quickly assessing dangerous situations and taking appropriate action.Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communications.Ability to use a computer to document work such (Microsoft Word, Excel, navigating a web page, and database entry).Ability to work a flexible scheduling including off-shifts, weekends and holiday, as necessary.Ability to meet and maintain current Department training standards in radio communications, verbal de-escalation, stabilization, CPR, application of clinical restraints, etc.
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.