The Hospital Security Officer I protects and ensures the safety of hospital employees, patients and visitors to the hospital and its adjacent campus and grounds. Patrols assigned areas, monitors crowds and traffic and responds to incidents as they occur. They complete incident and other reports as required. The Hospital Security Officer I will liaison with other law enforcement agencies regarding crime conditions on the Stroger Hospital campus. They must maintain a completed status for various annual certification requirements.
A high school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate is required . (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License. (Must provide license at time of interview)
Must possess a valid Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) card issued by the State of Illinois . (Must provide original card at time of interview).
Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application. (Must provide original birth certificate at time of interview).
Must not have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor offense.
This position will require candidates to successfully complete the screening or examination processes including a drug screening, physical, psychological exam, and power test as well as successfully completing a police training academy. Candidates must pass the State of Illinois Local Government Law Enforcement Officer's Certification Exam, in accordance with the standards established by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to learn and understand applicable local, state, and federal statutes and ordinances.
Ability to understand and obey orders and function within the guidelines, rules and regulations governing Cook County employees and the Stroger Hospital Police Department.
Must possess the ability to make sound judgments relating to any and all law enforcement situations.
Ability to chronicle events and record information accurately.
Ability to read and write English and to communicate effectively.
Ability to follow and execute procedures as they relate to emergency and natural disaster situations.
Ability to be work on a rotating schedule consisting of days, evenings, and night shifts, as well as Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
Failure to meet any one of the established eligibility standards will result in position forfeiture.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER