This position is responsible for ensuring a secure environment for patients, staff and visitors at all Renown Health properties. This will be done in a manner consistent with Renown
Health’s values and goals.
Works to build a cooperative and proactive department using current law enforcement, security and crime prevention technologies.
Is responsible for responding to the needs and inquiries of the Renown Health community, and strives for a safe and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors. Supports and creates a community based model and sets standards
for cross-disciplinary work to improve customer service.
Is responsible for responding to all calls assigned and ensuring the making of reports and maintaining records.
Is responsible to maintain patient confidentiality and inform Security Officer in charge of all instances of necessary statutory reporting to state and federal agencies.
Is responsible to promote crime prevention and utilize proactive techniques to reduce crime, theft and loss of Renown Health property.
Will be required to administer patient restraints when authorization is provided by an approved medical practitioner.
Will be required to be cross-trained as a security dispatcher.
Will be required to detain individuals subject to arrest that have committed a crime and are an immediate threat. Security Officers may be required to appear in court and must be up to date on all State of Nevada criminal statutes and
Maintain the ability to interact with Reno Police Department, Washoe County Sheriff’s Department, Nevada State Police, University of Nevada Police, Department of Public Health Investigations, and other security, federal and out of state law enforcement agencies.
Must be able to work all shifts and during times of emergency be able to respond to Renown Health when called.
Overtime may be required when necessary to ensure minimum staffing levels.
Provide all other duties as assigned.
Must be able to successfully complete all required departmental training programs within 90 days including, but not limited to, handcuffing certification, Oleoresin Capsicum (OC Spay) Certification, IAHSS Basic Security Officer, and Non-violent deescalation and intervention certification. This position will also be eligible to attend higher levels of training in preparation for career advancement and position specialization. Such trainings may include, but are not limited to, Field Training Officer, IAHSS Advanced Security Officer and Taser End User Certification.
This position does not provide patient care.