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Security Guard - Evenings

We Are Hiring

Position: Security Guard (Unarmed)
Department: Security
Location: St Vincent's Birmingham 
Shift: Full Time with Rotating Schedule; Evenings

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
 
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Security Guard with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to provide 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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • Drivers License credentialed from the Alabama Department of Motor Vehicles obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Security Guard. 
    • BLS Provider
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
Work Experience:
  • Previous security experience in a health care setting or law enforcement.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        
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
 
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.  
E-Verify (link to E-Verify site)
 
Job ID: 383612
Category: Sfty Secrty and Envnt of Care
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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