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Security Attendant II (Contractual)

Company: Spring Grove Hospital Center
Location: Catonsville
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

This full-time contractual position is the full performance level of work involving the security and care of patients at Maryland Department of Health (MDH) facilities where care is provided to mentally ill offenders, patients or residents who have been judged not criminally responsible for committing felonies; and to those who are too violent for a regular hospital or residential setting and who have been deemed dangerous to themselves or others. This position does not supervise other positions. This position receives general supervision from a Security Attendant Supervisor. This position is assigned to day, evening, night or rotating shifts, and employees are subject to call in during emergencies and staffing shortages. This position may be required to move and position patients or apply physical restraints.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation: High School diploma or high school equivalency certificate acceptable to the Maryland State Board of Education as described in the Correctional Training Commission regulation.Experience: One year of experience providing security to patients, or inmates or youths committed by courts to psychiatric hospitals, correctional facilities or juvenile detention centers.Notes:1. The above educational requirement is set by the Police and Correctional Training Commission in accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Correctional Officer/Specialist classifications or Internment/Resettlement Specialist and Correctional specialty codes in the security field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.2. Some positions in this classification may be required to operate large vans to transport patients. Employees assigned these duties will be required to obtain a Maryland driver's license of the appropriate class for this type of vehicle.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS1. Employees who have not already done so must meet the selection standards required and successfully complete the training prescribed by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission for a correctional officer during their probationary period, (Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209). Selection standards for Correctional Officer training are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations Title 12, Subtitle 10, Chapter 01 and include the following:U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien statusMust be at least 21 years of ageA completed background investigationOral interviewPhysical examination.2. Employees in this classification will be required to provide the facility with a telephone number where they can be reached.3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.Job Type: Full-timePay: $22.22 - $27.63 per hourExperience level: 1 yearSchedule: 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:All employees are required to wear a KN95 or N95 mask.Work Location: One location

Keywords: Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville , Security Attendant II (Contractual), Other , Catonsville, Maryland

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