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2151 Peachford Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
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Assessments Security Guard
Peachford Hospital • Atlanta, GA
Posted 21 days ago
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Peachford Hospital is searching for an experienced Security Guard to provide services in our Assessment and Intake Department from 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
What Role Will You Play?
Security Guards are responsible for observing, documenting and reporting activities and incidents, maintaining the security and safety of guests, personnel, and property. They make regular and periodic rounds to check for irregularities. They preserve order and enforce regulations and directives.
What Will You Get To Do?
Security Guards are responsible for completing the following duties and tasks:
- Monitor and ensure patient and staff safety.
- Perform perimeter checks throughout the shift, checking for unsafe conditions, hazards, and unlocked doors.
- Respond to code situations.
- Ensure the safe entrance into the Hospital and Assessment Center by scanning all patients and accompanying friends/family.
- Secure patient belongings.
- Monitor Assessment Patients at intervals per policy.
- Monitor the lobby and front entrance area.
- Ensure guests have signed in and possess the appropriate identification sticker.
- Greet visitors in a respectful and courteous manner. Establish authority with incoming visitors and patients, offering help and clear information when needed.
- Practice de-escalations techniques with agitated guests and patients, while maintaining composure and utilizing the best service excellence skills.
- Carry out clerical and administrative assignments and documentation to support department operations.
What Does Peachford Require for this Role?
A high school diploma or equivalent is required for this role and previous military, security or law enforcement experience is highly preferred.
Wait! There’s More….
Peachford Hospital offers full time employees a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Health, Dental and Vision Plans
- 401k Retirement Plan with company match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Short Term and Long Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- 23-days of Paid Time Off
What Happens Next?
After you apply online and submit your resume, a member of our recruiting team will review your qualifications and experience. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, someone will give a you call. You may log back on to this website to check the status of your application at any time.
Peachford Hospital: Bringing Life Into Balance.
Peachford Hospital is the Southeast’s premiere behavioral health and addictive disease treatment facility and has been providing compassionate care to children, adolescents, adults and seniors since 1973. Located in the beautiful Dunwoody neighborhood of Atlanta, Peachford offers inpatient acute care, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.
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Universal Health Services (UHS): Healthcare Delivered with Compassion
Peachford Hospital is an affiliate of Universal Health Services. At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.