CentraState Healthcare System

Lead Security Officer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/11/2021 9:11 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
CentraState Medical Center
Work Schedule


CentraState Helathcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.


CentraState Medical Center is seeking a Lead Security Officer to povides security to the hospital, employees, equipment, supplies and drugs. Controls traffic around, inside and outside of the hospital with the general welfare and safety of patients and employees being the primary goal. Schedules and coordinates hospital courier services.


  • Acts as liaison during patient management situations.
  • Acts as Security representative until Security department head is on site.
  • Accountable for ensuring the next shift is adequately staffed.
  • Accountable for ensuring the next shift is adequately staffed.
  • Checks e-mail daily prior to 1st post assignment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and follows all Security policies, procedures and paperwork.
  • Discusses and distributes confidential information only as specifically instructed to do so by director, manager, or other CentraState management staff, i.e. nursing supervisor.
  • Assists with orientation and training of new security staff.
  • Ensures all security posts and watches are covered.
  • Professionally communicates with departmental managers and supervisors.
  • Provides work direction and support to security officers.
  • Prioritizes and arranges special pickups and deliveries.
  • Notifies Security management when necessary.
  • Monitors and reports staff performance.
  • Required to report 15 minutes prior to assigned shift for debriefing.
  • Works as valet and courier when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



High school diploma or equivalent required


Work Experience:

3 years' experience as a security officer in an industrial or institutional area preferred


Licenses and Certifications:

Valid NJ driver's license

Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification required. Renewal certifications will be completed every 2 years

Must complete assigned education provided by Crisis Prevention Institute

Must obtain supervisory level IAHSS certification within 1 year of date of hire


Required Knowledge and Skills:

Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent organizational skills. Strong customer service skills.


About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.


We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility


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