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Company: RWJBH
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Children s Specialized Hospital is the nation s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health.

Children's Specialized Hospital is now in its third century of caring for those in need. Our Boards of Trustees, physicians, therapists, nurses, staff, volunteers, and donors remain dedicated to the very ideals of the Hospital's founders and committed to providing the best care possible so that every child who seeks our help reaches their fullest potential.

At 16 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and children can achieve more of their goals.

Job Summary

RWJBH Security Officers are instrumental in maintaining a safe and secure environment for our employees, patients, physicians, students, vendors and visitors by monitoring and patrolling our facilities. Officers demonstrate exceptional customer service while providing assistance with disruptive incidents, emergency services, personal protection and traffic/parking control.

Essential Job Functions

Protect life, property, information and reputation by employing situational awareness; monitoring and securing designated entrances/exits; observing flow of employees, patients, physicians, students, vendors and visitors into the facility; verifying credentials and providing directions to authorized areas.

Evaluate and respond in a timely manner to events and incidents in accordance to System policies.

Respond immediately, or as the appropriate, to emergency/unusual situations including disturbances, disruptive employees, patients, vendors & visitors, fires and medical emergencies (i.e. including, but not limited to restraining agitated patients in accordance to System policy).

Investigate incidents, prepare and submit all required documentation according to RWJBH policies and procedures.

Control and regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic, when volume and events require, in an orderly and safe manner.

Enforce facility access control policy and parking regulations.

Operate and maintain facility vehicles in accordance with regulatory and policy requirements.

Provide safety escorts and assistance to employees, patients and visitors.

Screening, temperature taking and documentation of Staff, patients, families, visitors and vendors according to Hospital procedures

Assist with the cleaning of high touch areas, equipment and technology in common locations

Ensuring that those in and around our facilities practice safety procedures including the wearing of prescribed PPE and social distancing when and where applicable

Other duties as required.

Formal Education and Job-Related Experience*

High School Diploma or GED

One (1) year customer service or security experience or prior law enforcement, military service strongly preferred

Valid New Jersey Driver's License (eligible to be covered by RWJBH insurance carrier)

Keyboarding/data entry skills; experience with Microsoft Office

Strong interpersonal and communication skills (i.e. verbal, written)

Bilingual (dependent upon facility) strongly preferred

Crisis Prevention Training/Handle with Care (Best) course completion within sixty (60) days from date of hire


Current and in Good Standing NJ State Drivers License

Education and Experience - Additional Comments*

Prefer experience in security, safety or related field or student training in Criminal Justice or related course work. Bilingual in Spanish preferred for day shift officers.

Job Specific Contacts* Regular contact with all hospital personnel, patients and visitors. Physical Demands*

Lifting parameters:

Maximum weight to be lifted independently: 30 lbs. 50 lbs. (e.g. patient limb; restraint of agitated, confused and/or combative patient)

Maximum weight to be lifted with assistance: 50 lbs. 75 lbs.

Assistive devices to be used:

Material: Lifting Dolly, Vehicle Jack



% of

Above the shoulder


% of lifting tasks

Knee to shoulder


% of lifting tasks

Floor to knee


% of lifting tasks

Size of object


Range of dimensions of objects

Distance of object from body

Varies; often in close proximity

Maximum weight is lifted

Varies by shift/location/assignment (0 3)

Per hour

Maximum weight is lifted

Varies by shift/location/assignment (0 4)

Hours per day

Environmental Factors:

Environmental Factors:

Outside work

Dependent upon post; weather (i.e. inclement rain, snow, extreme temperatures), vehicles for extended periods of time (i.e. up to 8 hours)

Inside work

Dependent upon post e.g. communicable diseases, wet floors, disruptive patients/visitors (i.e. up to 8 hours)

Constant noise

Dependent upon location/assignment e.g. equipment, voices, overhead pages, phones (i.e. up to 8 hours)

Fumes, smokes or gas (specify)

e.g. Oxygen, alcohol, gas, exhaust

Solvents (degreasing agents)

Grease and oil

Exposure to chemical agents (specify)

Exposure to biologic agents (specify)

e.g. Communicable diseases, blood/body fluids (i.e. up to 8 hours)

Exposure to cleaning solutions (specify)

Exposure to talc or other irritants (specify)

Dependent upon post/assignment (e.g. gloves, masks)

Exposure to electrical energy (specify)

Dependent upon post/assignment. May be exposed dependent on assignment (e.g. jumping vehicle battery)

Slippery or uneven walking surfaces

Dependent upon post (e.g. parking lots, sidewalks), up to 8 hours

Working around machinery with moving parts (specify)

Dependent upon post/assignment (e.g. vehicles; medical equipment)

Working around moving objects or vehicles (specify)

Dependent upon post, up to 8 hours

Working on ladders or scaffolding


Working with hands in water


Repetitive hand motions (specify)

Dependent upon post (i.e. 0 2 hours)

Required Safety Equipment

Eye protection (specify)

Goggles, Shields

Shoes (specify)

Non-slip footwear

Respiratory (specify)

Surgical masks, N95 respirator

Hearing (specify)

Skin (specify)

Gowns, Gloves

Working Environment - Additional Comments* Must be able to visually observe and evaluate conditions and situations. Must be able to perform light work which may involve light lifting or carrying. Must be able to perform hour long walking tours.

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