Job ID: 75525
Area of Interest: Management
Location: Baltimore,MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 8a-4p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
I. General Summary
Under limited supervision administers the programs for the Security Infrastructure, Access Control at the University of Maryland Medical Center campus. Coordinates with colleagues in similar positions at other UMMS facilities to work on System-wide system initiatives. Implement programs and procedures to provide both a safe and secure environment for all patients, staff, and visitors.
II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
1. Provides management and operational oversight of the Medical Center manual and electronic security systems. Develops and maintains written standards that document the physical security requirements and the specific technologies, means and methods to implement the physical security requirements.
A. Reviews and updates standards based on changes in programmatic needs and changes in technology. Reviews and validates plan designs to ensure they meet the needs of the security infrastructure plan and the access control plan.
B. Coordinates physical security infrastructure requirements with life safety requirements.
C. Responsible for oversight of the security consultant(s) and vendor(s) and associated contractual management. Measures performance against contract documents and recommends appropriate action when standards are not being met.
2. Responsible for oversight of the existing Access Control system and any expansion or developments of the system to meet the operational needs of the Medical Center.
A. Effectively communicates standards and the physical security infrastructure and access control plans to project managers and designers to ensure systems standards are being maintained during the design, procurement, installation, repair or replacement of security infrastructure systems.
B. Coordinates access controls with life safety requirements.
3. Provides input to all chapters of the Environment of Care. Responsible for the Security management plan and ensuring enforcement of the Security Chapter requirements of the Environment of Care.
A. Performs periodic audits to ensure UMMC facilities are in a continuous state of readiness with respect to physical security infrastructure for The Joint Commission inspection.
B. Coordinates physical security infrastructure requirements for Joint Commission compliance with other Environment of Care and Life Safety Chapter requirements with other Environment of Care Plan managers so they do not work at cross-purposes.
4. Represents the Security Director and, in partnership with the Facilities team, cooperatively manages the Life Safety / Fire Safety Control Program to ensure new work is properly designed, installed, and documented in compliance with established standards and applicable Codes.
A. Reviews contractors programs for security, access control, ingress, and egress on an ongoing basis and reports deficiencies in the system requirements and documentation to the appropriate Project Manager and Director of Project Development.
B. Reviews Preconstruction Risk Assessments and Quality Control programs for construction projects to make sure they are consistent with physical security infrastructure concepts and access controls rounds on construction sites to monitor compliance with access, egress, ingress, security, etc.
C. Reviews Emergency Management Response Plans to make sure they are consistent with physical security infrastructure concepts and access controls
D. Participates in Contract Document review process for all projects at multiple stages during the design process and prior to start of construction for operational feasibility and compliance with Hospital Security and Access Control Standards.
5. Attends monthly Fire Safety workgroup, Environment of Care, Joint Commission oversight, meetings, and Medical System security meetings to report on monthly incidents and resolutions. Conducts physical security inspections. Recommends ways to improve protection of patients, staff, visitors, and property.
6. Monitors existing standards, codes, and regulations and keeps current on changes and new requirements including The Joint Commission (TJC), CMS, NFPA, Life Safety Code, ASHRAE, IAHSS, state and local regulations.
7. Directly supervises the security infrastructure and access control vendors/contractors and Emergency Preparedness staff. Determine staffing requirements establishes standards of performance and measures productivity. Ensures efficient work standards are set and maintained. Evaluates effectiveness and implements training programs to improve performance.
A. Directly supervises security employees responsible for the processing employee badges and access level permissions. Trains all security department employees on TJC standards.
B. Administers and trains security personnel for response to daily Heliport Operation.
C. Directs and supervises all security staff performing fire watches and ensures compliance.
What You Need to Be Successful:
III. Education and Experience
1. Bachelor's degree in Process, Industrial, or Systems Engineering.
2. Ten years experience in industrial or system-engineering environment is required. Minimum of six years experience in a facilities management position in a hospital environment is preferred.
3. Two years of experience with planning, designing and implementation of security systems.
4. Completion of a CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) course on Non-Violent Crisis Intervention is required within one year of hire or placement into the position.
IV. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Comprehensive knowledge of Federal, State and local standards, codes, IAHSS, designs and regulations pertinent to the hospital environment is required.
2. Knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering systems and equipment, such as sprinkler systems, ventilation, and mechanical components.
3. Comprehensive knowledge of the Life Safety Code and its application to Healthcare within both new and existing facilities.
4. Good communication skills to relate to medical professionals, architect design professionals, and tradesmen to understand and communicate required information.
5. Good general knowledge of medical field to aid in communications with staff regarding problems experienced in work.
6. Ability to read and understand Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical design documents.
7. Proficient use of scheduling programs and systems utilizing databases.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.