Maintains Security for the hospital and all hospital owned property adjacent to the main facility.
High School/GED Required
Minimum Work Experience
1 year as security or law enforcement officer is preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Valid State of Tennessee Armed Security Guard/Officer License OR valid P.O.S.T. certification if current or previous full-time Law Enforcement Officer.
Valid Tennessee Driver's License
Qualified to obtain Special Deputy Bond through the Knox County Sherriff's office.
Must obtain Basic Certification for the Healthcare Security Officer through the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS), as well as, certification in Incident Command (IS 100 & 200) and National Preparedness (IS 800) through NIMS (National Incident Management System) within one year of employment.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Excellent oral and written communication, mediation and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated, work with minimal supervision, takes initiative and accepts responsibility.
Strong computer skills in MS Office and Outlook.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Heavy lifting, pushing and pulling is required up to 50 lbs occasionally, 20-30 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects of up to 150 lbs. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 150 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 7973
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.