York, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 95251

Security Officer II- York Hospital- Night

Angela Solle
Angela Solle
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Full time (80 hours biweekly) 

11:00PM-7:30AM  with biweekly schedule, including Weekends and Holidays, assigned upon start of employment

Weekend and Holiday rotation

Shift differential pay




Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Security Supervisors, provides a safe and secure environment for, and responds to the needs of patients, employees, visitors, and other customers of the System. Protects System buildings, assets and premises as assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities

General Summary:

  Under the general supervision of the Security Supervisors, provides a safe and secure environment for, and responds to the   needs of patients, employees, visitors, and other customers of the System. Protects System buildings, assets and premises as   assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

  1. Patrols the buildings and premises to prevent fire, theft, vandalism, and intrusion
  2. Patrol parking lots to ensure the safety of individuals and the security of parked vehicles
  3. Reports all suspicious activity, parking violations and abandoned vehicles
  4. Responds to emergency situations such as accidents and injuries, fire alarms, crimes in progress and safety hazards
  5. Provides assistance, summons proper authorities, and polices area to maintain order, safety and to protect property
  6. Employs all necessary equipment to include Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during situations that are deemed unsafe and during interactions with precaution patients
  7. Responds to inquiries for advice or assistance from employees, students, visitors, and other customers; provides physical restraint of psychiatric patients and others as needed
  8. Monitors the conduct of visitors on premises; confronts unauthorized persons for questioning as needed; secures weapons and contraband
  9. Escorts personnel and visitors to parking lots and hospital buildings
  10. Maintains post as assigned in accordance with training
  11. Notifies police in case of theft, breaking and entering or other related criminal matters requiring notification of authorities
  12. Assists in investigations
  13. Maintains records, prepares incident reports and other documents pertinent to safety and security activities and attends hearings
  14. Conducts routine visual inspections; reports safety and/or fire hazards or security violations
  15. Coordinates and/or responds to on site fire drills; responds to on site fire alarms and assists the responding fire department
  16. Secures and/or unlocks offices and facilities
  17. Supports the parking policy, enforcing parking regulations, providing traffic management, and performing other related duties
  18. Complies with all department and organizational policies and procedures
  19. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
  20. Performs Security Operations duties as assigned
  21. Secures patient valuables and found property


  1. Prepares clear, concise, and factual incident reports
  2. Ensures all documentation is submitted as required prior to end of shift
  3. Completes vehicle checklist
  4. Completes monthly inspections as required to include but not limited to panic alarm inspections, fire extinguisher inspections, door alarm inspections to include supporting documentation
  5. Complete security access requests within the badge access control system as needed
  6. Willing and capable of working at any post within an assigned setting
  7. Assists with the daily operations of the shift to include but not limited to documentation, patrols, responses, post assignments, escalation of incidents and serves as a Charge Officer as needed
  8. Provides administrative support for programs and policy implementation
  9. In the absence of a Supervisor or Security Officer III, conducts shift huddles reviewing incidents from previous shift, current situational awareness information, and upcoming events requiring security intervention and/or assistance
  10. Assists Supervisors by ensuring appropriate staffing for oncoming shift if necessary

The following are common expectations:

  1. Remains current on all required trainings
  2. Attends trainings/educational programs as assigned
  3. Participates in department meetings and in-service meetings as directed
  4. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through supporting improvement and innovation
  5. Follows established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and safety standards

The following are nonessential job accountabilities for ADA purposes:

  1. Attends meetings as required
  2. Performs other related duties as identified and assigned


  Minimum Education             High School or G.E.D.


  Minimum Experience            Must meet one of the following criteria:

                                             WellSpan Security Officer Experience for 2 years* in good standing


                                             A combination of experience equaling at least 2 years (total)* in good standing:

                                             WellSpan Security Officer Experience

                                             Other Healthcare Security Officer

                                             Other Security Officer Experience

                                             Military Experience

                                             Law Enforcement Experience (includes police, corrections and probation/parole)

                                             *In good standing means no disciplinary/corrective action within the last 12 months of employment


Required Certifications            Shall obtain and maintain the following training certifications within 3 months of the date of hire:

          • Practical and Tactical Handcuffing
          • Oleoresin Capsicum (Gel)
          • Taser
          • Behavioral Emergency Response Training (BERT)
          • CPR/AED

Req Course(s)/Training          Successful completion of the below training courses are required for this position. Security Officer I’s requesting to advance to a Security Officer II position, must complete the required training prior to applying for a Security Officer II position. Newly hired Security Officer II’s, must complete the training within 3 months of accepting the position with WellSpan.

  • Report Writing (LMS)
          • FEMA ISP: IS-100.c – Intro to Incident Command System, I-100
          • FEMA ISP: IS-200.C – Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
          • FEMA ISP: IS-242.c – Effective Communication


  Physical Demands                Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking

                                             Heavy physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)


  Working Conditions             Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

                                             Handles emergency or crisis situations

                                             Exposed to dangers of assault/injury from patients, visitors and staff while responding to calls

                                             Exposed to hazards from investigating incidents or alarms

                                             May be exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases


  Other Skills                          Strong interpersonal and communications skills


  Other                                  Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence

                                             Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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