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Director, Security Programs & Support

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Deliver on your commitment to total care. When you join our integrated health care delivery system, you'll be a real part of our commitment to preventative care. That's because we empower our teams to maximize total health in mind, body, and spirit. Together, we work as one for a healthier today and tomorrow.Director, Security Programs & Support Primary Location Pasadena, California Job Number 1181289 Date posted 04/26/2023 In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this director level position is also responsible for directing strategy development, and delivery of security programs and support services across an assigned region or market(s). This includes delivering program expertise and coherence across assigned area(s) while ensuring effective integration, alignment, and unity of effort between area, regional, and national levels of KP to establish and maintain a strong and adaptive security posture that aligns with organizational risk tolerance and business strategies.This position is also responsible for overseeing region or market security programs and support services including Investigations, Prevention of Workplace Violence, Threat Management, Security Training, Compliance, and Crime Prevention programs. This includes interacting with all levels of the organization to establish and maintain a strong and adaptive security posture that aligns with organizational risk tolerance and business strategies, and maintaining a strong partnership with market and service area security directors to tightly integrate, coherently design, and consistently deliver security services across the region.

  • Supports facility access control plan by: developing guidelines for facilities access control, including key control, ID badge management, locking and unlocking doors, providing emergency and afterhours access as appropriate, providing escorts to sensitive areas, traffic control, and vendor/patient/visitor/personnel access management; and working with leadership to promote accountability for compliance with access control plan.
  • Complies with safety and security policies and procedures by: using expert knowledge of safety and security laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards to develop security strategies and concepts and champion the dissemination and implementation of the strategies and concepts; developing and leading training programs for security staff, employees, and physicians; driving a culture of continuous improvement and ensuring department policies are updated, as needed; and influencing and developing standards and holding Security managers accountable for appropriate application of knowledge and skills learned through training.
  • Develops strategy for security and threat incident response by: maintaining general awareness of all current emergencies, disasters, and other incidents at facilities, with consideration for their impact and severity, driving communication across teams; influencing strategy and holding teams accountable for appropriate and effective response to emergencies, disasters, burglaries, and uncooperative or combative individuals; developing selected strategies for emergency response (e.g., lockdown procedures), based on the known risks; developing and leading incident response training programs for security staff, employees, and physicians; overseeing security incident investigations; using advanced subject matter expertise to oversee improvements based on security incident analyses; orchestrating efforts to compile information on potential internal and external threats and facilitating strategic planning to minimize threats with local Threat Management Team; and gathering, reviewing, and disseminating internal and external safety/threat related intelligence to facilitate improvements in incident response.
  • Monitors and prevents security incidents by: planning, developing, and implementing strategic, large-scale, region-wide programs to detect criminal violations or hazardous conditions in order to reduce crime, limit property loss, improve safety of physicians, employees and members, and minimize liability; developing relationships with internal department stakeholders and collaborating with local and regional law enforcement and other government agencies to better assess security risks and respond to incidents and inquiries; ensuring that compliance plans are robust and attending to continuous improvement of plans; holding teams accountable for driving security and risk assessments, consulting with management to identify and mitigate liability and risks; and using strategic thinking, expert judgment, and discretion to drive resolution of highly complex escalated issues using multidisciplinary methods.
  • Drives continuous improvement of security systems by: championing, creating, and implementing long-term plans to integrate cutting edge security technology design standards into new construction, renovation, and/or life cycle replacement projects in accordance with organizational initiatives; ensuring teams needs are met in adapting to security technology changes and ensuring effective collaboration with internal stakeholders (e.g., Information Technology, Risk Management); leading teams to conduct industry analysis and ensuring best practices are applied; serving as a subject matter expert to align teams recommendations for security solutions for new construction, renovation, and/or life cycle replacement projects with region-wide and national strategic plans; and defining and communicating processes and procedures for maintaining and actively monitoring alarms, detection devices, and other physical security devices.
  • Key Responsibility Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum six (6) years experience in a role supporting senior leadership, optimizing projects/programs through continuous improvement to effectively align people (staffing), processes, and technology.
    • Minimum six (6) years experience managing multiple projects, to include managing a project portfolio (multiple projects or programs) with team members.
    • Minimum four (4) years of experience managing operational or project budgets.
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in a leadership role with direct reports.
    • Bachelors degree in Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Public Policy, Healthcare Management, Criminal Justice, Corporate Security, Security Management, or related field AND minimum ten (10) years of experience in Security Management, Hospital Security, Law Enforcement Management, or directly related field OR Minimum thirteen (13) years of experience in Security Management, Hospital Security, Law Enforcement Management, or a directly related field.
    • Drivers License (in location where applicable) Preferred Qualifications:
      • Five (5) years experience leading or delivering training programs. Primary Location: California,Pasadena,Walnut Center - Regional Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Director/Senior Director Specialty: Security Department: Regional Offices - Pasadena - Prop-Rgnl Oper Bldg Securty - 0308 Pay Range: $184600 - $238920 / year Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

        Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena , Director, Security Programs & Support, Executive , Pasadena, California

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