Job Requisition #: JR66910

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Evening Shift, Rotation Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare, Union Hospital is seeking a Security Officer who performs a variety of security and safety related functions while involved in the safeguarding of employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and property.
Essential Job Responsibilities
- Responsible for providing a safe environment for patients, employees, and visitors.
- Protects buildings, assets and premises.
- Patients and visitors will be of primary concern to the Security Officer.
- Assist clinical staff with lifting patients when needed.
- Must be able to work well under pressure during emergency situation.
- Must possess outstanding service excellence skills.
- Must be able to intervene with physically aggressive individuals.
- Produce all hospital staff identification and establish access level.
- Identifies and investigates unusual or suspicious activity.
- Conduct investigations for Risk Management.
- Provide security and safety to behavioral health staff and patients.
- Coordinates after hour visitor procedures.
- Demonstrate competency in roles and responsibilities while responding to all emergency codes.
- Coordinate mortuary issues with local funeral homes and law enforcement.
- Coordinate with Child Protection on family domestic issues in the maternal infant center and pediatrics.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Licenses / Certifications: American Heart Association BLS and De-Escalation certification required within 90 days of employment. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
Experience: Two years' experience in security, military service, police, public safety or an equivalent amount
of education may be substituted. Hospital experience is preferred.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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