Garnet Health

Security Officer

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 days ago(4/5/2021 1:32 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Shift (1) : Shift Type
4 - All Per diem
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time


Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:


Assists the Medical Center Administration in its protection program and provides a safe and secure environment conducive to quality patient care. Enforces all established Medical Center and Safety and Security Department policies and procedures related to the protection program concerned with physical and procedural security designed to safeguard personnel, prevent unauthorized access to equipment, facilities, materials and documents and safeguards them against theft and damage.


Minimum Education: High School Graduate or equivalent.

Successful completion of the New York State Eight Hour Pre-assignment Training Course.
Successful completion of the New York State Sixteen Hour On-The-Job Training Course and NYS Security Guard License highly preferred.

Minimum Experience:
Experience in security field and/or law enforcement preferred.


Required Certification/Registration:
Must be registered with the Security Guard Registry in Albany.
Valid drivers license without violations meeting insurance carrier criteria.
Must be certified in BLS
Must attend hospital crisis training program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.


Physical Requirements:
Light to heavy duty based on job requirements and emergency situations. Must be able to endure physical elements of
standing, walking, running, and possible physical confrontation.


Working Conditions:
Works inside and outside of facility and may be subjected to extended periods of outside work if assigned as a vehicle
operator, traffic controller, or scheduled to exterior post assignments, and responding to calls for services.

May come in contact with or be exposed to body fluids of deceased patients and/or infectious matter in the course of performing job duties. All Medical Center and Infection Control policies and procedures related to handling, precautions, and protective measures are to be strictly followed.


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