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DIR, HEALTH SYSTEM SECURITY
Job Title: DIR, HEALTH SYSTEM SECURITY
Job Code: 1870
Job Level: 16
Revised Date: 06/10/2019
Job Family: JF 28
The Health System Security Director, which reports to the Chief of Police of the Duke University Police Department, is responsible for directing the development, implementation and monitoring of the comprehensive security program for Duke University Health System, Inc. (DUHS), which includes three (3) hospitals and multiple clinic locations. This position will oversee programs and procedures to provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for patients, visitors and employees that complies with applicable standards.
Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive strategic security management plan.
Directly supervise, educate and train security personnel in the performance of their duties and determines staffing patterns and qualifications.
Develop, update and maintain departmental policies, procedures and standard of work that meet best practices and system culture.
Responsible for the development and application of standards of quality and productivity for the department.
Conduct ongoing physical security inspections and recommends ways to improve the protection of patients, visitors, staff and property.
Assure hospital compliance with county, state, federal, joint commission standards and other applicable regulatory bodies.
Develop competence in team members through leadership, example, and appropriate programs, such as IAHSS certifications.
Coordinate/develop security training sessions for hospital staff.
Create the departmental operating and capital expenditure budgets for security operations.
Prepare and administer long and short-term goals and forecasting personnel, equipment and inventory needs.
Monitor departmental expenditures to assure fiscal responsibility and accountability.
Make recommendations for placement and installation of new technologies and equipment.
Oversee the reporting of all security incidents and prepare statistics relating to such security incidents to appropriate committees.
Respond to emergencies as appropriate.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with senior leaders, first responders, Emergency Management, Campus Police, and other members of the DUHS community.
Work to reduce the risk of workplace violence through security procedures, staff education, leadership of and participation in committees, and the use of current systems.
Maintains the privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information.
Uses and discloses only that information which is necessary to perform the function of the job.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Requires communications and analytical skills generally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree.
Six years of professional experience in security, which includes two years in a supervisory role.
Demonstrated experience and competency in healthcare security as demonstrated through certification through the IAHSS. Extensive knowledge and experience with HIPAA, CMS and TJC standards.
Requires NC Driver's license
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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