Garnet Health

Security Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Harris
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2021 4:20 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Shift (1) : Shift Type
1 - Day
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Days, variable start times.


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:


Provides a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and employees at Garnet Health. Ensures availability of competent, trained security staff 24 hours per day. Assists the Director in Managing Safety and the Environment of Care.


Minimum Education:

Five years of direct security experience, at least half of which was in a position of responsible charge; or Bachelors Degree and 3 years direct security experience, at least half of which was in a position of responsible charge; or Masters Degree and 2 years direct security experience, in a position of responsible charge. Membership in IAHSS or CPP certification highly desirable.


Minimum Experience:

Person must be able to stand in for the Director of Security. Demonstrate proficiency in MS word and Excel applications. Ability to interact with all levels of Hospital Organization effectively.


Required Certification/Registration:

Must be licensed and registered with the Armed Security Guard Registry of New York State. Must possess and maintain a valid NYS unrestricted (full carry) firearm license. Valid New York State Driver’s license.


Physical Requirements:

Travel to multiple facilities is required. Light to heavy work assignments based on job duties and emergency situations. Must be able to endure physical elements of standing, walking, running, and possible physical confrontation.


Working Conditions:

  • Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards:
  • Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine exposure to hazards. May come in contact with or be exposed to body fluids of deceased patients and infectious waste in the course of performing job duties. All Medical Center and Infection Control policies and procedures related to proper handling, precautions and protective measures are followed. Should be able to work various shifts and schedules - to perform managerial duties therein in order to interact with other security staff that work nights or overnights or weekends. This will be a non-uniform position.
  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger  and  hand  dexterity  to  operate  computer  and  office  equipment.  Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.
  • Mental Demands: Ability  to  foster  collaborative  relationships,  to  work  well  under  pressure,  to  organize  and  synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled.  Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary.


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