Northwell Health Security Officer (per diem) in Huntington, New York

Req Number 002APV

Job Description

As a Security Officer you will protect and safeguards hospital property, personnel, patients and visitors. You will also maintain order, detect crime and work to prevent future occurrences; operate hospital vehicles; enforce Hospital Security policies

Responsibilities Include:

  • Patrols and monitors buildings and grounds to protect life and property and to prevent fire, thefts, vandalism, illegal entry and enforce hospital policies.

  • Enforces access control policy. Secures doors, locks, etc. and activates or de-activates alarms, as required.

  • Controls and regulates pedestrian and vehicular traffic in a safe, orderly and respectful manner.

  • Operates and maintains facility vehicles in accordance with regulatory compliance and policies.

  • Operates and maintains all security and facility equipment in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines and facility policies.

  • Writes incident report in accordance with policies and procedures to document events.

  • Checks contents of packages.

  • Restrains patients and unruly persons, on the hospital grounds and in buildings; assists security personnel in the performance of their duties, through the use of physical force, when required.

  • Reports all fire hazards and safety violations. Escorts Hospital personnel, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Valid NYS Security Guard License, required.

  • Valid NYS Drivers License


  • Valid NYS CDL Permit (Class B-with Passenger Certification valid for air brakes) within six (6) months of employment, required based on the operational needs of a specific Business Unit.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent certification within orientation period, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Security Officer, preferred.