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City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  281279

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.


PROTECTIVE SERVICES OFFICER ARMED: Officers must be a minimum of 21 years of age.


Responsibilities to include:

  • Patrol buildings and grounds to deter/prevent law and policy violations
  • Post-up at specific locations when assigned
  • To ensure the safety and security of patients, parents, visitors, and team members
  • Maintain communications with the Communications Center and other Protective Services personnel by two-way radio, phone and other communication devices
  • Ensure that only authorized personnel are admitted onto hospital premises - contact unauthorized persons to determine service needs, ask questions, re-routing or detainment appropriate to the facts known at the time
  • Report safety and fire hazards observed on routine patrols and inspections - look for violations of the Joint Commission, OSHA, NFPA and Fire Code safety violations
  • Officers may be assigned On-Call responsibilities and may be reassigned to other locations and work schedules including weekends and holidays as needed to fulfill mission of department
  • Respond to and investigate routine and/or urgent complaints reported by patients, parents, visitors and team members and implement service recovery as appropriate
  • File appropriate documentation by the end of the shift
  • Conduct follow-up investigations as directed and file appropriate reports by the end of the shift
  • Pass on information to others during shift huddles
  • Emergency Response to distress calls, panic alarms and emergency calls for disorderly conduct, disruptive persons or combative patients within 3 minutes of activation
  • Assist clinical staff with patient restraint - monitor combative or potentially combative patients as directed
  • Physically restrain patients as instructed by the appropriate clinical staff members
  • Respond to safety emergencies - evaluate the situation and act appropriately with TriHealth policy guidelines
  • Serve as a source of authority - constantly maintain high visibility
  • Provide help in times of emergency and stress
  • Act as liaison and partner with police and fire agencies as needed
  • Direct traffic within TriHealth campuses and control parking of all patients, parents, visitors and team members
  • Enforce hospital parking rules and issue parking violations to illegally parked vehicles
  • Escort patients, parents, visitors and team members to and from parking areas as needed
  • Control access for TriHealth entities and perform all necessary locking and unlocking within the various buildings and grounds
  • Enter and maintain current information in all Security logs and forms
  • Act as a resource of information for patients, parents, visitors and team members
  • Provide information, including directions and parking
  • Enforce TriHealth policies and procedures



    • High School Degree or GED
    • Criminal Justice Other
    • Current Private Security
    • Handgun Certification or ability to obtain certification within 45 days of hire.
    • Valid driver's license with no more than 4 driving points recorded on a motor vehicle report.
    • No prior DUI/DWI convictions within the last five years.
    • No major moving violations convictions.
    • 1-2 years Customer Service Other Private security or police experience or military preferred
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills


Everything we do at TriHealth is with our Team Members in mind and that includes supporting our team with training programs, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to work and be your best! Apply today!


P.S. We are always looking for great talent, so if you're not interested yourself, please feel free to forward this email to a friend or colleague you think might be a good fit. We will be happy to consider them on your recommendation.




Department Name:  GSH SECURITY

Location:  Good Samaritan Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Hourly

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:72

Shift: Day/Evening Shift

Weekend Commitment:  Yes

Holiday Commitment:  Yes

On-Call Commitment:  No

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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