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Supervisor, Public Safety

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St. Vincent's Medical Center


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: this is a 245p-1115p position, overseeing second shift security officers of the Medical Center Campus in Bridgeport. Weekends required.

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

Under the leadership of the Operations Manager of Public Safety, the Public Safety Supervisor oversees the performance of the front line Security Staff at Westport, and as necessary, SVMC Main Campus.  The supervisor provides guidance, feedback, and inspection of public safety officers’ performance on posts and ensures adequate rounding is being done in all client areas.  In addition, this position ensures officers are compliant with department policy, including general appearance and punctuality.  This position trains staff and also reviews post orders with all new hires and incumbent public safety officer on an ongoing, continuous basis. 

This position is also responsible for

  • Overseeing documentation is completed when a public safety officer response is required or requested
  • Assisting with training officers on managing all aspects of the patient experience process related to processing patient valuables and understanding the scanning/detecting contraband of clients and visitors
  • Assisting with visitor management throughput as needed and serving as the lead scheduler of public safety staffing for the Westport site, ensuring all public safety staff remain compliant in restraints training and other de-escalation & safety trainings as required
  • Developing a working proficiency of the Security Control Center of St Vincent’s Medical Center           



  •  Highschool diploma or GED required, Associates degree and/or Completion of college level criminal justice/Security Management courses preferred.
  • Two years of law enforcement, military, corrections, public safety or emergency services experience required. Previous supervisory experience experience preferred. 
  • Valid Drivers License required.
  • Fluent in English and high level of grammatical ability to express oneself in the written word.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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