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Lancaster General Health Security Officer - PT - Suburban Outpatient Pavilion in Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

7203 SOP-Security

Supervisory Organization

SOP - Security




Position will work 8 hours/week as needed, covering all shifts.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

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POSITION SUMMARY: Provides security for patients, employees, and visitors; initiates appropriate investigation and follows up. Protects hospital buildings, assets and premises as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Patrol assigned areas, monitoring the facility and activity to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors and staff.

  • On a daily workday basis, take part in pre shift and post shift briefings to remain current and up to date with recent security events and incidents. Actively participate in this exchange of information at the beginning and completion of each tour of duty.

  • Document daily activity and security responses during a work shift through the use of a thorough and complete daily activity log.

  • Respond to requests for Security to resolve emergency situations, investigate suspicious activity, de escalate volatile situations and take appropriate action as directed by Security Department supervisory personnel, the Nursing Supervisor or the Administrator on-call for the hospital.

  • Investigate, document and resolve security related incidents. Report abuses of hospital equipment or property to the proper authority. Complete and maintain records, notes, incident reports and other documents related to Security Department activity.

  • Respond to all intra facility specialized alarms and Condition Codes as may be required.

  • Conduct regular security checks/audits of LGH properties and grounds during non business hours.

  • Monitor all hospital premises, grounds and parking facilities for security concerns and any potential safety hazards.

  • Monitor all parking areas and associated traffic flow on Lancaster General property.



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must complete the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety basic certification program within 1 year of employment.

  • Must complete basic CPR/AED certification within 6 months of employment

  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people from many diverse cultures and backgrounds

  • Ability to function effectively within a team environment


  • Ability to read a variety of books, magazines, instructions, atlases, and encyclopedias. Ability to prepare memoranda, reports and essays; using proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Ability to communicate distinctly with appropriate pauses and emphasis; correct pronunciation (or sign equivalent) and variation in word order; using present, perfect, and future tenses.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:

5 Star Rating on Hospital Compare

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A

US News List of High Performing Hospitals at

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