HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director Safety & Security in San Jose, California

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. We are a recognized leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques. Our recognition includes being the first of only five hospitals in the country to become a Stroke Certified Hospital, one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times, and a Santa Clara county designated STEMI receiving center. We have also been chosen by the members of the communities we serve as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years. Recognition from so many organizations demonstrates our dedication to quality health care for the people of Silicon Valley.

This position oversees the operations of Telecommunication, Security Department andproject coordination related to the implementation, management and annual assessment of the Environment of Care Programs. Plans, directs and coordinates all operational activities for areas of responsibility. Develops policies and procedures as well as the quality improvement programs for areas of responsibility. Develops the capital and operating budgets in areas of responsibility. Ensures areas of responsibility are appropriately staffed by hiring and retaining competent staff. As a member of Good Samaritan Hospital's management team makes a significant contribution to the public's perception of the hospital. Performs additional duties as assigned.In addition to the duties described above, this person is a permanent member of the Facility Safety Committee and responsible for coordinating all administrative projects related to the facilities safety program. This person is also appointed by the Chief Executive Officer to serve as the Hospitals’ Safety Officer.

Responsible for development and enforcement of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care. Responsible for ensuring adequate Human Resources are available in areas of responsibility. Responsible for maintaining acceptable turnover in areas of responsibility. Ensures operations run within budgetary guidelines. Responsible for positive employee engagement and appropriate communication with staff. Responsible for quality and performance improvement activities in department and multidisciplinary. Responsible for positive customer satisfaction results. responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines as set by federal, state, local and other agencies (i.e, JCAHO, Medicare, CMS). Facilitates positive productive relationships with physicians.


Bachelor’s Degree required Master’s degree preferred

Experience Minimum:
5 years safety, security and emergency management experience in an acute care hospital setting and 3 years work experience in area of supervision required

7 years safety, security and emergency management experience in an acute care hospital setting.

Skills/Abilities/Knowledge * Ability to manage department employee and labor relations / Human Resource related issues * Ability to resolve conflicts among staff and work collaboratively with department director, physicians and other members of the healthcare team * Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments / projects and respond to numerous requests * Current Microsoft, computer and other relevant software skills * Ability to ensure operational efficiency, problem solve and make decisions, and exercise self-control and tolerate stress when dealing with multiple requests and/or conflicting demands from multiple customers * Under minimal direction, has the ability to sustain direction in assessing needs, directing staff and carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities; self-starting and self-motivating; working hours may exceed eight (8) hours per day and is based on what is needed to accomplish work at hand * Manage stress appropriately, handle multiple priorities, make decisions under pressure. Work with a diverse mix of people. Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others appropriately * Work in areas that are crowded, manage internal and external customers effectively. Excellent verbal communications skills

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Director Safety & Security

Location: California-San Jose-Good Samaritan Hospital

Requisition ID: 03360-21399