Position title
CSU Security Officer

The security officer will assist in providing a safe and secure environment by utilizing behavior management skills with the adult SMI population. 

  • Hourly rounds to monitor CSU campus and environment within the facility.  
  • Use appropriate behavioral management techniques when interacting with consumers. 
  • Assist staff with safety checks every 15 minutes or as needed and document in log. 
  • Supervise visitation and enforce policies regarding visitation.  
  • Notify the program manager or other senior staff of any referrals, elopements, acts of aggression or any other problem situation outside the scope of authority of security officer. 
  • Follow, persuade and keep track of any clients attempting to elope ensuring notification of appropriate Lifecore staff, administration and law enforcement. 
  • Physical restraint should only be used in instances of escalation where a client becomes a threat to themselves or others using the least amount of force and restraint necessary. 
  • Write nontechnical reports documenting client behavior as needed. 
  • Direct and participate in recreational and social activities with clients in accordance with written programs and habilitation plans. 
  • Assist in the upkeep of the facility through limited cleaning and maintenance tasks.  
  • Report promptly for assigned shift and work beyond assigned shift hours including weekends and holidays as needed.  
  • Stay awake and alert at all times. 
  • Administer basic life saving techniques when/if necessary.  
  • Treat individuals receiving services, family members, staff, volunteers, visitors, government agencies, and the public with respect, dignity, and courtesy at all times. Conduct yourself in a manner which leaves a favorable impression with the public. 
  • Adhere to all Department of Mental Health Standards, Division of Medicaid Standards, and maintain respect for all other LIFECORE Health Group’s policies, procedures, and management decisions.  
  • Respect and uphold the confidentiality of individuals receiving services, their family members, colleagues, and any sensitive situations arising within the agency. 
  • Participate in all training required for your specific position and by the agency at large. 
  • Perform other specific duties as assigned by your supervisor and/or director. 
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Valid Mississippi driver’s license 
  • CPR certification 
  • Completing assigned training (Relias, on-line security certifications, and all levels of Mandt certifications) 
  • Previous security/law enforcement experience preferred. 
Job Benefits
  • PTO for personal needs and sick leave
  • Military leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PERS Retirement
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Voluntary Supplemental Policies
  • ETC.
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