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Manager System Security

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  59823



Provides and maintains organized and effective security for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Ensures established programs are implemented and maintained that provide for the care, welfare, safety, training, and security of patients, visitors, staff, and property. Functions as leader and role model for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Security Services. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe and secure environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • Associate’s degree in Security or Safety Management or 5 years of experience in a supervisory role in security/health and safety (other related education and experience may be accepted in lieu of degree)
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety basic certification within 6 months of employment, advanced certification within 9 months of employment, and supervisor certification within 12 months of employment (external candidates)
  • International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety advanced certification upon consideration and supervisor certification within 3 months of promotion (internal candidates)
  • License and/or certification in one or more of law enforcement, private investigator, self defense instructor, Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM), Certified Protection Officer (CPO)
  • 6 years of experience in security
  • 1 year of experience in budgets
  • NA
  • Ability to conduct security and safety assessments
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission standards related to environment of care
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of state criminal code, liability issues/risk management, basic Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, and other applicable standards such as National Fire Protection Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Ability to function independent of direct supervision
  • Ability to apply sound judgement and confidentiality in the handling of sensitive information
  • Must be knowledgeable of liability issues and able to maintain emergency preparedness protocols
  • Presentation skills
  • Crisis intervention
  • Problem-solving
  • Coaching skills
  • Empathic listening
  • Organizational skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Training skills
  1. Identifies strategies and assists in development and implementation of programs and training that focus on personal protection, workplace violence, loss prevention, safety management, customer service, crime prevention, and emergency preparedness/disaster recovery.
  2. Manages staffing to ensure 24/7 coverage for assigned location.
  3. Collaborates with senior leadership and staff to ensure support and resources are available for staff and visitors for security-related matters.
  4. Conducts investigations as requested.
  5. Facilitates electronic security system process, including design and installation of access control and security cameras.
  6. Provides support for and coordinates with other Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta personnel in the Security and Safety departments through participation in Environmental Safety Management and Hazardous Waste Management committees.
  7. Ensures ongoing compliance with all Joint Commission environment of care standards and applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration, National Fire Protection Association, Environmental Protection Agency, American National Standards Institute, and ASTM standards.
  8. Responds to crisis situations and coordinates appropriate response actions.
  9. Works closely with external agencies such as local, federal, and state law enforcement, fire, and Division of Family and Children Services to support hospital needs.
  10. Maintains departmental budget.
  11. Serves as Safety Manager, providing support and coordination for the safety management process through participation in Environmental Safety Management committee, surveillance programs, and safety education (Hughes Spalding only).
  12. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  13. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  14. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Facilities - Security

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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