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Health Security Supervisor (PRN35031B)

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Health Security Supervisor (PRN35031B)

Job description Performs supervisory responsibilities for security operations for the University Campus and Health Sciences Center by managing daily activities. Directs personnel involved in establishing, promoting and maintaining security and property protection.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; employee adherence to annual education and certification requirements.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN Dept/ORG 02119 - Public Safety-Hospital Security

COMPENSATION: $18.89 - $34.95



This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Job Responsibilites

Coordinates day to day operations of UHealth Safety and Security under the supervision of the UHealth Security Manager including attending meetings pertaining to safely and security.

Directly supervises security professionals in the UHealth Safety and Security Department for University Hospital properties, Clinics and Research Centers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training personnel; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining personnel; addressing non-criminal complaints and resolving problems.

Ensures adherence to established rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ensures adequate security is provided in the patrol of all campus buildings designated Research Park buildings, University Health Sciences Center buildings and Huntsman Cancer Institute.

Coordinates with corporals in the administration of discipline where a command decision is required by consulting with those involved and issuing a recommendation to facilitate a conclusion.

Maintain vehicle maintenance records for security vehicles.

Coordinates and maintains work schedules.

Ensures security incident reports and statistical data is completed properly and submitted on time.

Initiates and coordinates new programs pertaining to proper security patrol and procedure to ensure current and effective methods are used.

Ensures training records are maintained on all UHealth Security Professionals

Supervises UHealth Security Professionals in their shift responsibilities.

Assists with hiring, training, conducting performance evaluations and managing employee performance.

Prepares or assists in the preparation of work schedules and ensures adequate staffing levels.

Functions as a liaison between junior and senior security personnel.

Performs the duties of an UHealth Security Professionals as needed.

Assists in development of security policies and procedures and in communicating these in written and verbal formats.

Responds to inquiries and investigates and resolves security-related problems.

Prepares incident reports and provides regular updates to senior security personnel.

Actively manage the threat environment to prevent or minimize the effects of workplace violence.

Collaborates with various care delivery teams and other departments to address and respond to workplace violence incidents.

Provide direction to officers in addressing issues related to workplace violence and patient/family aggression that either disrupts or has the potential to disrupt the caregiving environment or which tangibly threatens the safety of UHealth staff, patients, and visitors.

Conduct daily shift briefings, incident report reviews, and monitor security staffing levels.

Provides de-escalation/personal safety and education/awareness tailored to varying populations within UHealth hospitals and clinics to reduce crime, reduce loss, foster a positive culture of security, and improve employee perceptions of safety.

Partner with key stakeholders to conduct Risk Assessments and work aggressively to mitigate risks identified in assessment recommendations.

Effectively integrate security with organizational partners in Risk, Safety, Compliance, Privacy, Human Resources, Information Technology, Nursing, Facilities, and other critical functional areas, to include membership in appropriate committees, workgroups, huddles, and participation in recurring meetings and information exchanges.

Provide appropriate guidance, direction, mission-based skills training, resources, and regular performance feedback to afford all team members the maximum opportunity to be highly successful.

Analyzes Safety/Security related systems including but not limited to access, surveillance, monitoring, parking, securing and other related components.

Performs and coordinates audits to support future planning.

Ensures security staff receive appropriate new employee orientation, Infection Control, Security and Safety Training, Fire Safety, Infant Abduction, Emergency Preparedness, Annual UHealth Compliance Training and any other appropriate education tied to ensuring staff competency.

Ensures staff compliance with International Association for Healthcare Safety and Security certification requirements.

Able to obtain certification in Non-violent Crisis Intervention via Crisis Prevention Institute.

Able to obtain certification in Healthcare Defensive Tactics System via Personal Safety Training Institute.

Able to obtain Supervisor level certification from IAHSS.

--- High school diploma, GED or equivalency

Five years' related experience
Ability to successfully pass a background check
Demonstrated communications skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service
A valid Utah Driver's License to be obtained within 6 months of hire.
A proficient knowledge and understanding of current electronic security equipment (proprietary alarms, CCTV systems, computers, etc.);




The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

Keywords: University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Health Security Supervisor (PRN35031B), Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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