Security Guard - FT in Galax, VA at Twin County Regional Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Twin County Regional Healthcare

Minimum Education


High School graduate or equivalent required.

Current driver’s license with acceptable DMV record, and ability to drive during inclement weather required.

Previous security or law enforcement experience preferred.

Completion of DCJS Security Officer Training or ability to obtain with 6 months of hire.


Required Skills


Ability to work nights and weekends required.

Familiarity with organization and functions of each hospital department.

Excellent communication skills required in order to be an effective team member.

Must be able to communicate via radio, telephone, overhead page, e-mail, as well as in-person.

Provide professional customer service to employees, patients, visitors, EMS, law enforcement, etc.

Good computer skills necessary (must be able to operate video surveillance system, company e-mail, complete on-line trainings, etc.)

Maintain harmonious relationships with nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital administration, and all hospital departments.


Essential Functions

Assist with combative patients or visitors to protect patients, employees and the facility.

Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards.

Utilize rapid and effective judgment in responding to emergency situations.

Prepare safe landing zone for helicopter patient transport.

Make building and parking lot rounds, utilizing a Watchman’s clock.

Warn violators of policy infractions, such as loitering, tobacco use, carrying forbidden articles, etc.

Ability to adjust thermostats, replace light bulbs and perform light maintenance duties.

Ability to operate the fire alarm system and know how to operate the sprinkler system.

Maintain responsibility for all facility keys.

Display good judgment, dependability and reliability.

Complete assignments in a timely manner.

Maintain high standard of confidentiality and follow HIPAA regulations.

During inclement weather, clear sidewalks and walkways as needed to prevent falls.

Ability to operate two-way radios.

Must hold a valid driver license.

Ability to fill out a daily log in a manner that is legible.


Functional Demands

Lift unassisted 50 lb. and carry 20 ft.

See, hear, speak and write clearly and effectively.

Occasional reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.

Climb and work at elevated levels, including ladders.

Ability to read a ruler and relay the measurements to another person.

Ability to work in 0 degree weather outside to repair equipment and remove snow.

Ability to drive vehicle.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

Ability to properly use various types of tools.

Job Requirements

See above
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