Mount Nittany Health
July 10, 2024
State College, Pennsylvania
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Security Officer I

Job Locations US-PA-State College
Mount Nittany Health EntityMount Nittany Medical Center
CategoryService/Skilled Trades
Primary ShiftDay/Eve/Night
Schedule8 and 12 hour shifts
WeekendsEvery Other Weekend
HolidaysIncludes Holidays

Why Mount Nittany Health?

At Mount Nittany Health, we provide high-quality patient care with a unique combination of the latest in clinical technology and compassionate medical professionals. We are committed to improving both the quality and availability of healthcare in our region and seek to hire only the best to support the communities we serve.


Performs duties that provide a secure and safe environment to patients, staff, equipment and facilities of the Mount Nittany Health System.



1) High School education or equivalent.



1) Three years of Law enforcement, hospital security, corrections, military, state parole required


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


1) Ability to communicate calmly and clearly in stressful situations.
2) Ability to work with all departments in the health system.
3) Interact positively with patients, visitors, and outside agencies.
4) Ability to interact in a professional manner with external law enforcement agencies in the performance of job duties. (may include; Local and State Police, State Parole, FBI, Secret Service, U.S. Marshals)
5) Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Bill of Rights and U.S. Constitution on how it relates to the function of a Mount Nittany Health Police Officer.
6) Demonstrates the physical stamina and condition to perform the duties of the position.
7) Ability to handle evidence control pertaining to MNH initiated criminal investigations.
8) Will be accountable for the transportation of those subjected to criminal arrest and subsequent prosecution.
9) Maintain and further develop skill set needed to successfully perform duties as required by the judicial system. I.E. Centre County District Magistrates, Court of Common Pleas and Federal District Court.
10) Ability to operate under a ranked based department structure.
11) Critical decision making skills.
12) Demonstrate and maintain standards set forth by the Commonwealth and Manager Security pertaining to the continuing education of PA Crimes Code, PA Vehicle Code and the PA Rules of Criminal Procedure.


1) Valid driver’s license required.
2) Within three (3) months from the hire/transfer date, completes the Crisis Prevention Institute’s (CPI) Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training and renews every two years thereafter.
3) IAHSS Healthcare Security Officer required within ninety (90) days of hire/transfer.
4) Taser Certification required within thirty (30) days of hire/transfer.
5) Documented attendance at an OC (Oleoresin Capsicum Spray) training required within thirty (30) days of hire/transfer.
6) Meets the American Heart Association’s standards for Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) and renews BLS every two years.
7) Proof of successful completion of “Stop the Bleed” course.


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