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Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Security Officer in Harris, New York

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds

  • Emergency medicine

  • Surgical services

  • Ambulatory surgery services

  • Skilled nursing unit

  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty

  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment

  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements

  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

  • Birthing centers

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging

  • Geriatric assessment

  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices

  • Adult day care

  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs

  • Diabetes program

  • Wound care

  • Sleep Center Services

  • Outpatient infusion services

  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy

  • Hospitalist services

  • Rape intervention and support services

  • Community screenings and support groups

Assists the Medical Center Administration in its protection program and provides a safe and secure environment conducive to quality patient care. Enforces all established Medical Center and Safety and Security Department policies and procedures related to the protection program concerned with physical and procedural security designed to safeguard personnel, prevent unauthorized access to equipment, facilities, materials and documents and safeguards them against theft and damage.

Minimum Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. NYS Security Guard License.

Minimum Experience: In security field and/or law enforcement preferred.

Required Certification/Registration: Must be registered with the Security Guard Registry in Albany. Valid driver’s license without violations meeting insurance carrier criteria. Must be certified in BLS (CPR/AED). Must attend and successfully complete the Hospital Crisis Training Program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter, (formally known as PMCS and Code Gray)

Working Conditions:

• Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works inside and outside of facility and may be subjected to extended periods of outside work if assigned as a vehicle operator, traffic controller, or scheduled to exterior post assignments, and responding to calls for services. May come in contact with or be exposed to body fluids of deceased patients and/or infectious matter in the course of performing job duties. All Medical Center and Infection Control policies and procedures related to handling, precautions, and protective measures are to be strictly followed.

• Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 35 lbs. Must be able to endure physical elements of standing, walking, running, and possible physical confrontation. Lifting up to an average of 150 pounds occasionally as part of a two-person lift.

• Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary.

ID: 2021-21059

Street: 68 Harris Bushville Road

FTE: 0.8

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