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Security Officer - FT Nights

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Charlottesville, VA


Work Shift
Third (Nights) (United States of America)

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital is hiring a Security Officer - Full Time Night schedule

As aSecurity Officer with Sentara, you will ensure a physically safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and employees. This position's primary duties include actively patrolling campuses and monitoring activity in and around buildings and responding appropriately to both routine and emergent situations. You will also document daily activities via computer, conduct investigations, evaluate situations, and take appropriate steps for resolution. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to ensure the safety of everyone on site. Click to hear Christian tell us about a day in the life of a Security Officer with Sentara Healthcare.

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks, and more.

Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

Talroo - Allied Health

Job Summary

The Security Officer provides a physically safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and employees at Sentara Hospitals and Free-standing Emergency Departments. The Security Officer actively patrols campus and monitors activity in and around buildings and grounds, and responds appropriately to routine and emergency situations. This individual performs camera surveillance, maintains department logs and records, uses computer skills for documentation of daily activities, conducts security investigations, evaluates situations and takes appropriate steps for professional and timely resolution.

De-escalation and Physical Intervention training successfully completed within 180 days of hire. Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) certification by International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) must be successfully obtained within 90 days of hire. Former military, law enforcement or security officer experience preferred.


HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)

Certified Healthcare Security Officer (CHSO) - Other/National, Driver's License - North Carolina, Driver's License - Other/National, Driver's License - Virginia, HANDLE WITH CARE Certification (HWC) - Workday Learning



Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Office, Service Orientation, Speaking, Writing

Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: alarm, countermeasure, patrol officer, protect, school, security, security officer, surveillance, unarmed, university

Keywords: Sentara Health, Charlottesville , Security Officer - FT Nights, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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