Saint Barnabas Health Care System Safety Officer in Toms River, New Jersey
Safety Officer Req #: 17348
Status: Per Diem
Facility: Children's Specialized Hosp
Admin TR94, 94 Stevens Road, Toms River, NJ 08775
Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health.
Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians, therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our help reaches their fullest potential.
At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.
RWJBH Security Officers are instrumental in maintaining a safe and secure environment for our employees, patients, physicians, students, vendors and visitors by monitoring and patrolling our facilities. Officers demonstrate exceptional customer service while providing assistance with disruptive incidents, emergency services, personal protection and traffic/parking control. Essential Job Functions
Protect life, property, information and reputation by employing situational awareness; monitoring and securing designated entrances/exits; observing flow of employees, patients, physicians, students, vendors and visitors into the facility; verifying credentials and providing directions to authorized areas.
Evaluate and respond in a timely manner to events and incidents in accordance to System policies.
Respond immediately, or as the appropriate, to emergency/unusual situations including disturbances, disruptive employees, patients, vendors & visitors, fires and medical emergencies (i.e. including, but not limited to restraining agitated patients in accordance to System policy).
Investigate incidents, prepare and submit all required documentation according to RWJBH policies and procedures.
Control and regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic, when volume and events require, in an orderly and safe manner.
Enforce facility access control policy and parking regulations.
Operate and maintain facility vehicles in accordance with regulatory and policy requirements.
Provide safety escorts and assistance to employees, patients and visitors.
Screening, temperature taking and documentation of Staff, patients, families, visitors and vendors according to Hospital procedures
Assist with the cleaning of high touch areas, equipment and technology in common locations
Ensuring that those in and around our facilities practice safety procedures including the wearing of prescribed PPE and social distancing when and where applicable
Other duties as required. Formal Education and Job-Related Experience *
High School Diploma or GED
One (1) year customer service or security experience or prior law enforcement, military service strongly preferred
Valid New Jersey Driver's License (eligible to be covered by RWJBH insurance carrier)
Keyboarding/data entry skills; experience with Microsoft Office
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (i.e. verbal, written)
Bilingual (dependent upon facility) strongly preferred
Crisis Prevention Training/Handle with Care (Best) course completion within sixty (60) days from date of hire License *
Current and in Good Standing NJ State Drivers License Education and Experience - Additional Comments *
Prefer experience in security, safety or related field or student training in Criminal Justice or related course work. Bilingual in Spanish preferred for day shift officers. Job Specific Contacts *
Regular contact with all hospital personnel, patients and visitors. Physical Demands *
Maximum weight to be lifted independently: 30 lbs. 50 lbs. (e.g. patient limb; restraint of agitated, confused and/or combative patient)
Maximum weight to be lifted with assistance: 50 lbs. 75 lbs.
Assistive devices to be used:
Material: Lifting Dolly, Vehicle Jack
Above the shoulder
% of lifting tasks
Knee to shoulder
% of lifting tasks
Floor to knee
% of lifting tasks
Size of object
Range of dimensions of objects
Distance of object from body
Varies; often in close proximity
Maximum weight is lifted
Varies by shift/location/assignment (0 3)
Maximum weight is lifted
Varies by shift/location/assignment (0 4)
Hours per day
Dependent upon post; weather (i.e. inclement rain, snow, extreme temperatures), vehicles for extended periods of time (i.e. up to 8 hours)
Dependent upon post e.g. communicable diseases, wet floors, disruptive patients/visitors (i.e. up to 8 hours)
Dependent upon location/assignment e.g. equipment, voices, overhead pages, phones (i.e. up to 8 hours)
Fumes, smokes or gas (specify)
e.g. Oxygen, alcohol, gas, exhaust
Solvents (degreasing agents)
Grease and oil
Exposure to chemical agents (specify)
Exposure to biologic agents (specify)
e.g. Communicable diseases, blood/body fluids (i.e. up to 8 hours)
Exposure to cleaning solutions (specify)
Exposure to talc or other irritants (specify)
Dependent upon post/assignment (e.g. gloves, masks)
Exposure to electrical energy (specify)
Dependent upon post/assignment. May be exposed dependent on assignment (e.g. jumping vehicle battery)
Slippery or uneven walking surfaces
Dependent upon post (e.g. parking lots, sidewalks), up to 8 hours
Working around machinery with moving parts (specify)
Dependent upon post/assignment (e.g. vehicles; medical equipment)
Working around moving objects or vehicles (specify)
Dependent upon post, up to 8 hours
Working on ladders or scaffolding
Working with hands in water
Repetitive hand motions (specify)
Dependent upon post (i.e. 0 2 hours)
Required Safety Equipment
Eye protection (specify)
Surgical masks, N95 respirator
Working Environment - Additional Comments *
Must be able to visually observe and evaluate conditions and situations. Must be able to perform light work which may involve light lifting or carrying. Must be able to perform hour long walking tours.
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.