Job Description

LVHN-Pocono · Security
206 E Brown St East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Professional Non-Clinical
Full Time 40 hours, Multiple Shifts, variable shift and hours
Posted 04/27/2021
Req # 25027
Union: N/A
Imagine a career at one of the nation’s most advanced health networks.
Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We’re a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN’s commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you’re considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Job Summary:
Protects and provides a safe environment for the hospitals, parking facilities, satellite facilities, employees, patients, and visitors. Assists in controlling access to the facility by periodically patrolling buildings, grounds, and work sites. Acts as a first responder to all emergency incidents, as needed.Education – Required:
  • High School Diploma/GED

Education – Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree

Experience – Required:

  • 1 year Security or law enforcement experience or graduation from a law enforcement academy or military service.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Required:

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and government systems.
  • Knowledge of access control and alarm maintenance.
  • Familiarity with security equipment.

Licensure – Required:

  • Drivers License Upon Hire
  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation within 1 Year
  • Health Services\BCLS – Basic Life Support Upon Hire
  • Act 153 Child Clearance Background Check, initial and as required by law. Upon Hire

Licensure – Preferred:

  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) Basic certification Upon Hire
  • Basic certification Comprehensive Crisis Management Upon Hire
  • First Aid Certification Upon Hire

Additional Qualifications:

  • ICS 100 ICS 200 ICS 700 ICS 800 Defensive tactics trainingSecurity-related courses as directed and any other training deemed appropriate.
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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