Ascension Health Security Guard in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job ID: 258388

Security Guard

Washington, District of Columbia

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Security Guard

City, State: Washington,DC

Location: Providence Hospital DC

Department: Security 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Night, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

Providence, part of Ascension, is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an experienced medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded on the principle of service to others, Providence was born in 1861 when, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began caring for District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. Soon President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, making it the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs proactive monitoring of and timely responses to potential/actual security threats.

  • Investigates, documents and manages security incidents and hazards.

  • Maintains knowledge/follows policies and procedures regarding alarms and emergency/disaster preparedness plans. May facilitate planned drills and simulations.

  • Trains and mentors staff on environment of care and emergency management processes and procedures. Provides information and assistance to staff and visitors to promote safety.

  • Provides for traffic and parking enforcement within campus area and participates in foot and vehicle patrols.

  • Reports potential problems or equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider.

  • Certification specializing in First Aid.

  • Drivers License.

  • Finger Printing.

  • Law Enforcement.

  • Security Professional.

  • Security Guard.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3 Years Preferred Technical Experience. 1 Year Preferred Leadership/Mgmt Experience.

How To Apply

To view our job openings, visit provhosp.org.

To apply for a position online, click the careers page, then the "Apply Now" button. From this screen, you will be able to search for all job openings or customize your search to a specific job positing.

You may also apply at one of our Employment Kiosks.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Providence Hospital a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E -Verify (link to E-verify site)