Date Posted: 08/07/2019
Location: Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Weekends
SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring a Security Guard.
SpiriTrust Lutheran®delivers an array of programs and services that touch thousands of lives each day. Our name, SpiriTrust Lutheran®captures the essence of who we are and the care and compassion our amazing team delivers. It embraces our Lutheran heritage, our spirit of service, and the reality that people come to us because of their trust in us.
We provide residential living, assisted living, personal care, memory support and nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home care, in-home support, palliative care and hospice services; an innovative program for clinically frail adults aged 55 and older in need of nursing home level-of-care; counseling services; financial education and coaching; domestic abuse solutions; services for the deaf and hard of hearing; volunteer income tax assistance; and an array of volunteer programs.
SpiriTrust Lutheran®started in York, PA in 1951 with $9,000. Today, SpiriTrust Lutheran®is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the region. SpiriTrust Lutheran®and its program agencies and subsidiaries serve annually more than 21,000 people in 20 counties in Pennsylvania and three in northern Maryland.
At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.
Responsible for securing the physical plant and materials; maintaining interpersonal contacts; performing miscellaneous duties; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.
Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran, Witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human, and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.
Interacts with residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service, and hospitality befitting a church related organization.
Secures the physical plant and materials as illustrated by the following:
Secures doors and windows, sets alarms, secures agency vehicles, etc.
Detects fire or fire hazards and takes appropriate actions; responds to door and fire alarms and takes appropriate action Checks for and reports immediately unsafe conditions or equipment.
Turns HVAC equipment on/off as required and authorized
Responds to and corrects power failures on campus.
Performs inspection duties in specially designated areas, i.e., kitchen – check gas burners, temperatures in walk-ins, grease traps, etc.
Checks emergency job requests before maintenance is called in after hours. (He/She may be able to perform repairs via instructions over phone from maintenance personnel).
Performs minor maintenance as able according to training and supplies/minor tools at hand.
Performs assigned security tours of campus as assigned.
Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls from independent living residents.
Maintains interpersonal contacts as follows:
As assigned, monitors conduct of staff and visitors; as warranted, warns staff and visitors regarding unacceptable behavior; as warranted, and facilitates removal of staff, visitors, or unauthorized persons from campus. (Using discretion and good judgment, these duties may require the assistance of additional staff and/or local law enforcement personnel).
If law enforcement or fire personnel are present on campus, provides assistance as directed.
Regulates vehicle and pedestrian traffic as required.
Appropriately monitors staff and visitors to deter/prevent theft.
According to campus practices (hours of operation and visitation, etc.), restricts access to campus.
Immediately reports all accidents/significant incidents to supervisor or ranking nursing personnel.
As directed, transports residents or staff to hospital for emergency treatment.
Performs miscellaneous duties as follows:
Follows proper “check in” procedures at start of shift, including, but not limited to, communicating with supervisor, receiving keys, and reviewing assignments, special instructions, and reports from previous shifts.
Delivers and picks up mail as required.
Makes pickups at the drug store, as directed by the nursing supervisor.
Performs scheduled or emergency trash removal including bio-hazardous material as required.
Performs scheduled/unscheduled “set-up and take-down” of tables, chairs, etc. for gatherings and events.
Secures and stores equipment and material as directed.
Performs task in a safe manner; maintains work area in a clean and safe condition.
Attends required in-services.
Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Accurately records time worked or not worked as illustrated by the following:
Accurately records time in and out at the start and end of each shift and at the start and end of each meal break utilizing the Agency’s timekeeping system.
Makes corrections to the timekeeping system, as necessary, on appropriate forms within the required payroll timeframe.
Coordinates specific work tasks with other personnel within the department as well as with other departments in order to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of information.
Abides by the current laws and organizational standards and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the work place.
Identifies, prevents, and reports actual or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, and improper use of chemical and physical restraints, in accordance with standards.
Cooperates with, participates in, and supports the adherence to all Agency standards, procedures, and practices in support of risk management and overall safety and soundness and compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e., HIPAA, OSHA, etc.
Reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor as requested, or according to an established schedule; compiles information as necessary or as directed and provides data to appropriate personnel.
Responds to inquiries relating to his/her particular area, or to requests from customers, other personnel, etc., within given timeframes and within established standards.
Performs tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon community circumstances.
Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent; must satisfactorily complete first aid, AED, and CPR training within 30 days from date of hire and must maintain certification.
Skill(s): Speak and understand English; moderate reading, writing, and grammar skills; moderate interpersonal relations and communicative skills; valid driver’s license. Refer to separate analysis for physical requirements of the essential functions, with or without accommodation.
Experience: None required.