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The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center SECURITY OFFICER in Brooklyn, New York

Responsible for protecting Hospital property, patients, and employees. Enforces Hospital rules and regulations. Patrols all Hospital buildings, grounds, and parking lots to prevent loitering and vandalism, if so assigned. Enforces regulations regarding visiting hours.

  • Inspects packages leaving Hospital and collects package passes. Does not permit Hospital property to leave the premises without proper authorization.

  • Carries portable radio, respond to all requests for assistance, responds to certain Codes 99, i.e., cardiac arrest Dr Strong etc. Takes part in actual disasters and disaster drills.

  • Escorts employees to and from Hospital building, residences, and parking lots upon request.

  • Reports complaints of patients, visitors, and employees concerning assaults, thefts, property damage, or any other unauthorized activity to Supervisor. Describes such incidences in writing on a Security Incident Report and submits to Manager for RL6 report.

  • Observes time clock area and employees' entrance to prevent employees from clocking more than one time care, if so assigned.

  • Observes and reports any safety hazard or any violation of fire safety rules.

  • Assists in escorting non-ambulatory patients to and from entrance, waiting room, admitting office, or emergency room.

  • When posted at an entrance, inquires the destination of persons entering Hospital, and directs them.

  • Evicts all undesirables from the premises. Operates elevator when assigned.

  • May operate Hospital-owned or leased vehicles for transporting employees, making deliveries and pickups. Also uses vehicles to make bank deposits.

  • Locks and unlocks office doors when requested by Security Supervisor.

  • Activates and deactivates alarms in various Hospital buildings.

  • Becomes an active member of the Hospital Fire Brigade. Responds to alarms of fire and fire prevention.

  • Safeguards, transports and assists with restraining and administering medication to psychiatric patients under clinical request and supervision.

  • Performs other related duties assigned by the supervisor. In an emergency, performs other duties necessary for the welfare of patients, staff, or the efficient operations of the hospital.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience as a security guard.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid New York State Driver’s License required

  • Current NY State Security Guard (Unarmed) License required.

  • Must maintain active NYS Security Guard (Unarmed) License throughout employment

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day.

  • Position will be required to stoop, bend, lift, and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

ID: 2023-14672

Shift Details: Alternate Weekends

External Company URL: http://www.brookdalehospital.org/home.html

Street: 1 Brookdale Plaza