Security Officer

Shift: Variable
Schedule: PRN Per Diem

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Security Officer to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Security Officer role is responsible for performing a variety of safety and security functions related to the safeguarding of our employees, patients, visitors, physicians, and property.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Campus patrolling of the hospital as well as medical offices owned/operated by the hospital
  • Routinely provide escort service to staff and visitors
  • Daily lock and unlock of facilities on campus
  • Provide motor vehicle assistance to staff and/or visitors
  • Respond to all alarm activations and investigate the cause
  • Assist in conducting all fire drills within the hospital
  • Responsible for enforcing all parking regulations and traffic control within the hospital campus
  • Assist with patient restraints (ie Emergency Department and Psychiatric unit)
  • Act as Hazmat first responders
  • Conduct monthly ground surveys and reporting findings
  • Maintain a daily activity log of all activities and calls for service that were addressed and handled
  • Responsible for the collection of all lost and found items, including production of proper documentation and identifying the location of the owner whenever possible
  • Respond to calls for morgue duty (ie transport of deceased patient to the morgue and responsible for proper release of the body)
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of prior security, corrections, or law enforcement experience required
  • Experience within a healthcare setting a plus
  • Valid driver’s license

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage
  • Generous paid time off, including an additional extended illness bank
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.