Security Officer - #1686972

RWJBarnabas Health

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Jersey City, NJ
Contract type: Full time

Job Overview:

The RWJBH Security Officer ensures a safe and secure environment for all patients, visitors, and staff with blend of vigilance and compassionate service, you will be part of a team that represents the Organization using a positive attitude when on duty in all interactions. The officer balances the demands of security protocols with understanding and respect for those in the healthcare setting. This role is central in upholding our commitment to safety, customer service, and supportive care embodied by our mission to compassionately protect and help the people, property, and quality of our health system, together.



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Possession of a valid New Jersey Driver s License with eligibility to be covered by RWJBH insurance carrier.
  • Obtain Current BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification within ninety (90) days of hire.
  • Ability to acquire certification for de-escalation training such as CPI or Handle with Care Behavioral Management System within ninety (90) days of hire.


  • A minimum of one (1) year of customer service, security experience, or prior military service preferred.
  • Proficiency in keyboarding/data entry and experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong command over verbal and written communication.
  • Bilingual language skills to effectively communicate with a multilingual community preferred but not required. (e.g., Spanish, Portuguese, Polish depending on facility needs.)

Scheduling Requirements

  • 11:00pm 7:30am
  • Full Time

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct patrols and monitor facilities to maintain a secure environment for healthcare operations, adapting to indoor and outdoor posts as required.
  • Provide professional customer service while vigilantly watching for and addressing potential security threats.
  • Manage access control systems, perform data entry, and utilize Microsoft Office for incident reporting and administrative tasks.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication abilities to effectively engage with a diverse population.
  • Perform weapon screening and enforce facility policies, ensuring adherence to safety standards.
  • Respond to emergencies, participating in crisis de-escalation using certified training techniques.
  • Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Let s shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits, creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs, and many opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401 (k)
  • PTO
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Discounts Through our Partners
    • NJ Devils
    • NJ Performing Arts Center
    • Verizon
    • And many more!

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