Meridian Health Services
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Fee for Service
  • Inpatient Psychiatry
  • Not a benefits eligible position.

Want to make a difference in someone's life?

Join the Meridian Health Services team serving the community for over 35 years. We are a progressive healthcare organization specializing in "whole person" health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being. 

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking a fee for service, day Security Officer for our River Bend Hospital located in Tippecanoe County, West Lafayette, Indiana.  This position is responsible for providing a safe, secure environment at River Bend Hospital and to ensure that all persons are treated respectfully and fairly. This position will work between 24-29 hours per week – evening/night shifts, hours are Monday through Friday 8p – 6a, Saturday and Sunday 6p – 6a.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor activity and flow of all consumers at the facility.
  • Assist and maintain an orderly environment ensuring that all rules of River Bend Hospital are followed.
  • Assist staff, as directed, in times of crisis.
  • Provide routine security rounds of facility.
  • Provide a safe/secure environment for staff and consumers.
  • Crisis intervention as needed.
  • Assist and/or provide back up for staff during emergencies.
  • Assist in containing situations as directed by staff.
  • Provide routine security checks.
  • Assist local police, etc. at facility as needed.
  • Carry personal cell phone for off-duty access as needed.
  • Dress will consist of River Bend Hospital security shirt (provided) and black pants.
  • No weapons will be allowed in the facility or on the grounds.
  • Perform (or assist with) general clerical duties, such as filing, data entry, answering phones, etc.
  • Perform basic facilities maintenance and grounds keeping.
  • Assist with camera monitoring.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:

  • High School Education or its equivalent required
  • Minimum of one year direct experience in the area of security/public policing required
  • CPI training required
  • A valid driver's license with a driving record meeting Meridian's driving policy, reliable transportation, and proof of auto insurance required
  • Previous experience within a psychiatric hospital setting preferred

Drug test, background check, Immunizations, fingerprinting also required.

Meridian Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and also participates in E-Verify.

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