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Security Guard

Company: Mt. Macrina Manor
Location: Uniontown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Mt. Macrina Manor is a 133 bed, not for profit, skilled nursing facility that has served Southwestern Pennsylvania since 1971. The grounds are located approximately one hour south of Pittsburgh in a scenic, peaceful rural area directly off Route 40 in Uniontown. The facility offers 24 hour nursing care, rehabilitative services, memory care, and pastoral care to all denominations. We accept all residents without regard to race, color, age, sex, national origin, religious creed, disability or genetic information. Our mission is based upon the sponsorship of the Sisters of St. Basil the Great. Our staff continues the mission of the Sisters of providing joyous, compassionate care that preserves the human dignity of all that we serve.

General Description:

The Security Guard is responsible for performing security and custodial duties within established timelines, performance expectations, and in accordance with Mt. Macrina Manor policy and procedures, state and federal guidelines, and all other entities as appropriate.

Essential Duties:

  • Demonstrate an understanding and puts into practice person-centered philosophy by entering into a relationship with the residents, families and staff where the goal is to provide a comfortable and home-like environment and the relationship develops into a meaningful and satisfying one for all involved.
  • Conduct hourly interior and exterior rounds of nursing home. Example: Walk thru inside of building, checks all doors, sidewalks, parking lots for safety issues.
  • Patrol Mt. St. Macrina grounds (check doors, etc.): House of Prayer; Observatory, Prayer Garden; First Aid Building; Trinity Center, One Door Mission; Maintenance Sheds, Dormitories; St. Gabriel Men's Dorm; Race Track; Cemetery; Mausoleum; Monastery; Crucifixion; St. Anne's Shrine. Immediately notifies Sisters at the Monastery of any areas that are not secure or suspicious.
  • Submit a guard report to Director of Environmental Services at end of shift.
  • Remove trash on a regular basis. Does not allow trash to accumulate and set on floors.
  • Salt and clean walk ways when necessary. Keeps lobby porch swept, clean, and orderly.
  • Escort undesirable or terminated employees from the building when necessary.
  • Transports/escorts residents to dining areas.
  • Receives deliveries, assures all items are accounted for as per packing slips, and place in designated areas.
  • Tags and distributes oxygen tanks to storeroom locations and assures adequate stock. Collects and returns empty tanks to basement collection area.
  • Makes local deliveries and pickups when needed.
  • Assures they are accessible by cell phone or 2-way radios at all times, and respond in a timely manner.
  • Uses proper equipment, chemicals, and methodology to clean and sanitize wheelchairs according to established cleaning schedule.
  • Any and all duties as directed by management.
  • Customer Service: Demonstrates an understanding and puts into practice excellent customer service by creating a positive first impression, handling with care, being a team player, communicating professionally and acting like an owner.
  • Compliance: Demonstrates commitment to operating in accordance with its mission, vision, and values. Specifically this means maintaining accuracy and integrity in all of its activities, including providing quality, timely, and necessary care to its residents and operating within the limits of local, state and federal regulations.
  • HIPAA: Demonstrates confidentiality through a conscious effort to keep all personal information private. This may include the resident's identity, physical or psychological condition, emotional status, or financial situation.
  • Actively participates in the Resident Dining Program after completing the Feeding Assistant Training Program unless already licensed or certified in an appropriate field. Functions may include: Transporting residents to dining areas, Passing meal trays and assisting residents with tray set-up, Assisting with feeding residents who are not considered high risk, Adhering to dining schedules and assignments, and Completes tasks within safety and regulatory guidelines.
    Education & Experience:
    • High school diploma or GED is required.
    • Must have a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
    • Must have the ability to be courteous, kind, respectful and understanding when dealing with staff, residents, patients, and their families and other visitors.
    • Ability to read, write and follow oral or written instructions so that the assigned task may be carried out independently. Also able to write a narrative description of the work that has been completed during the shift.
    • Previous security experience, preferred
      Physical Demands:
      • Ability to walk, lift, bend at knees and waist, stoop, kneel, reach, climb step stool, and stand in place for extended periods.
      • Ability to lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.
      • Ability to push or pull up to 100 pounds occasionally.
      • Ability to use close vision, peripheral vision, and adjust focus.

        Due to regulatory requirement by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid services, a COVID-19 vaccination is required and considered a condition of employment. To be eligible for hire with Mt. Macrina Manor, prospective employees must be fully vaccinated at time of orientation. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-shot series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as the J&J/Janssen vaccine.

Keywords: Mt. Macrina Manor, Pittsburgh , Security Guard, Other , Uniontown, Pennsylvania

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