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The Substance Abuse Treatment Program [SATP] at Montefiore is comprised of two opioid treatment programs as well as an outpatient chemical dependency program. SATP has been providing methadone treatment for opioid dependence for over 35 years. SATP seeks a Security Officer to provide security and related assignments to insure the safety of the Medical Center’s patients, visitors and staff and prevents destructive acts to Medical Center property



  • Guard and secure designated entrances/exits to ensure that only patients, employees and authorized visitors enter the facility
  • Monitor flow of patients and visitors into and within facility providing directions to specific authorized destinations (incl. Management of Waiting Area and directing patients to medicating windows) 
  • Perform Perimeter and Cruiser Patrol (if site applicable) on assigned route in accordance with department guidelines (incl. Loitering patrols).  Inspect alarms in facility
  • Interact with SATP staff to ensure effective communication among staff regarding patient issues
  • Respond to emergency/unusual situations in facility including fires, disturbances, disruptive patients or visitors and other occurrences when assistance is requested or needed by staff according to MMC procedures & policies
  • Check authorizations to remove M.M.C. property from facility.  Safeguard facility, patient & employee property according to M.M.C.  procedures & policies
  • Investigate incidents, prepare and submit all required reports according to M.M.C. procedures and policies
  • Exercise constant vigilance in reference to patients, staff & visitors within the facility.  Receive complaints and suggestions from staff, etc. & communicates these responses to supervisor
  • Perform auxiliary support function including but not limited to escort duties where necessary, vehicular traffic control, off hours receipt of packages, information desk duties and transporting people or packages between M.M.C. facilities.  Perform all related duties as assigned by Site Director



  • At least three years of security guard experience or military experience preferred
  • High School Graduation or equivalent 
  • Completion of a New York State approved security guard training program and a current New York State security guard license required 
  • Valid New York State driver’s license required 
  • Knowledge of basic substance abuse and addicted population 
  • Knowledge of visible signs of potential presence of child abuse/neglect
  • Crisis de-escalation and principles of behavior management and/or physical restraint


This is a per diem position with varying hours from Monday through Friday 6am to 7pm and Saturday 7am to 3:30pm


This is a 100% grant funded position


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: S.S.O.B.A Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Per Diem Address: 2058 Jerome Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: PER DIEM Req ID: 161027 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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