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Director, Public Safety & Emergency Management

HealthAlliance Hospital
Leominster

Job Description

The Director, Public Safety and Emergency Management, is responsible for all Security Department operations and Emergency Management of the HealthAlliance system. The incumbent develops and provides a safe and secure environment for the hospital community and delivers services that are responsive to our internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Knowledge, background, and thorough understanding of healthcare and campus security-related environments. Working knowledge of computer applications related to health care management such as word processing, spread sheets, presentation programs. Exemplary communication and presentation skills. Ability to direct, lead and motivate staff. Ability to read, write and speak clearly in English.

EDUCATION: Four-year degree in law enforcement, security administration, or related degree.

EXPERIENCE: 5-10 years progressive related campus security operations leadership experience in health care, 5 years demonstrated leadership competency, 5 years demonstrated emergency preparedness/safety management experience. Must have knowledge of criminal, civil laws of the State of Massachusetts. Must have knowledge of the regulatory agencies that control the actions and policies of the hospital with regards to security, safety, and emergency management.

An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC.:
Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) is required at the time of hire or within one year of eligibility. Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation is also preferred. Requires the ability to become certified as Special State Police Officer with power of arrest or to complete the training requirements for certification within one year.

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