Security Supervisor - Lieutenant - Full-time - Clearview Campus

  • Ochsner Rush Health
  • Meridian, MS
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Assistant/Support

Job Description

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! 

This job assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Security Operations. This job provides instruction and guidance to officers on assigned shift including officers from other shifts during cross-over periods. This job assumes responsibility for the preparation of work schedules, and provides on the job training.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.


Required - 

High School diploma or equivalent

Work Experience

Required - 

5 years security, law enforcement, or military experience.
One year supervisory experience in security related field.


Required - 

Valid driver’s license and clean DMV report

Must be able to successfully pass and maintain instruction and certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association, Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI), and firearms training

Preferred - 

Completion of Certified Police Officer of Standard Training Policy Academy (state or federal)

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certification

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals.
  • This position is considered Team A Essential Personnel and must report for duty in the event of a disaster.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Job Duties

  • Coordinates the activity and day-to-day operations of Security Officers on assigned shift.
  • Supervises and leads Security Sergeant and Security Officers on assigned shift.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to Security Sergeants and Officers regarding departmental issues including enforcement of policies and procedures, and security services provided.
  •  Evaluates incidents of a serious security or sensitive nature and takes appropriate action, including response and notifications; advises Security Captain of all notable incidents.
  • Completes security audits quarterly or as assigned in a timely manner according to guidelines.
  • Ensures all security reports are complete and correct within established time frame.
  • Supports leadership in emergency response and related preparedness drills.
  • Maintains required annual certifications and completes training requirements within required time periods.
  • Oversees scheduling of personnel to avoid overtime not approved by Security Director.
  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10-20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally up to 100 pounds of force.  Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

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