Public Safety Officer

Mercy • Springfield, MO 65804

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Were a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We dont believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe incareersthat match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, youll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. Were a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Provide a reasonably safe and secure environment for the patients, visitors, and staff. Officers work 10 hour shifts that are placed on a variable schedule. Shift duties include, but are not limited to: investigations of theft and fraud; de-escalating potentially violent situations using verbal skills and techniques and responding with proper force to actual violent acts within regulatory guidelines; confiscating weapons and other illegal contraband; responding to various emergency situations or disasters as directed; making contact with patients having all types of injury, illness, and disease; refusing entry to ,and if necessary, physically removing unauthorized persons; monitoring and transporting psychiatric patients within the hospital grounds; writing detailed reports on significant events; maintaining a high level of training; making routine patrols of all Mercy properties in the city of Springfield and surrounding areas.



Qualifications:

Because youre committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. Thats why youll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Class E driver's license required within the first 90 days of employment.
  • IAHSS Basic certification within 90 days of hire or transfer into position.
  • Must be 21 years of age.

Well Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a top 100 places to work. We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. Were proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. Were also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care thats just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


 

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