Security & Safety Officr in Martinsville, VA at Sovah Health - Martinsville

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Martinsville

Provides security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.  Duties include general patrolling, documentation of an event occurring during work, assisting medical staff with combative patients and visitors.  Security officers will maintain the recording of all CCTV cameras and operate the in-house access control system.   Security will also be responsible for the securing and distribution of patient valuables.  Security will assist Facilities Mgmt. with “light” maintenance during off hours, this shall include, but not be limited to, changing light bulbs, adjusting heating/cooling, and obtaining equipment readings and some preventive maintenance assignments.


Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalentrequire



Requires critical thinking skills,decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must beable to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required to have a good problem solving skills in order to deal with infinitevariables when dealing with situations. Ability to convey chain of events inboth verbal and written form. Ability to deal with difficult and sometimesdangerous situations with tact and respect. Good memory skills. Knowledge ofOSHA and NFPA and Joint Commission codes. Basic computer operation knowledge.

Ability to stand/walk 95% of an 8 hr. shift. Ability to tolerate both cold andhot weather conditions. Ability to push or pull up

To 500lbs. Ability to lift 75 lbs. Ability to ascend/descend multiple flightsof stairs. Ability to work at heights.

BasicLife Support (BLS) and Therapeutic Options Certification.


Licenses: Must be 21 years old orolder: clean driving and criminal record. Prior experience in Security, Safety,Police Work, or healthcare is desirable.



Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran