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Custody Officer- $1250 Sign On Bonus

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Wellpath
Indiantown, Florida, United States
12 days ago

Description

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”

About this role

The Custody Officer provides security functions within and around the perimeter of the facility.  


What you bring to the table

Education:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent as defined by the state certification/licensing authority.

Experience:

  • Must meet minimum age requirements as defined by the state certification/licensing authority.
  • Be a citizen of the United States notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary.
  • Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving crime of moral turpitude, such as perjury or a false statement, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
  • Not have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employment agency.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must be a certified Correctional Officer by Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) prior to employment by completing a Basic Correctional Academy (BCA), 420-hour recruit-training course from an accredited FDLE entity
  • Must pass the Florida State Exam for Correctional Officer (or its equivalent) as established by the Commission and F.D.L.E. 
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license, if operating a company vehicle is necessary.

What you will do 

  • Maintains security of an assigned post, remaining alert at all times and taking the necessary action to prevent escapes. Monitors patient activities and intervening as needed to control disruptive and/or violent behaviors.
  • Monitors and controls all communication systems, surveillance systems, emergency signal systems, which may include but is not limited to; fire alarm system, thermal detection system, electronic locking system, closed circuit television system, computer systems, perimeter-alert system, public address (PA) system and two-way radio system.
  • Observes and monitors patient’s behaviors inside and outside of the Facility. Identifying potential security breaches and implementing necessary safety precautions.
  • Responds to emergency calls to de-escalate aggressive behaviors, control fights and riots, prevent escapes and assists clinical staff to prevent harm or injury from violent patients utilizing established aggression control techniques. Participates in searching patient areas for contraband and other unauthorized items.
  • Controls and monitors all individuals entering and exiting the Facility grounds, verifying provided identification from visitors and conducts searches, as required, of all persons belongs and vehicles.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer 

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63141876
  • Location:
    Indiantown, Florida, United States
  • Position Title: Custody Officer- $1250 Sign On Bonus
  • Company Name For Job: Wellpath
  • Job Function: Healthcare Security Officer Positions

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