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Watch Person

High School

It is a mandatory requirement for this job that you have completed High School as a minimum qualification. Is full time work something that you've considered before? The employer's lack of disclosure of salary means that you have the ability to negotiate it with them. The employer is willing to consider candidates from outside of Bellevue, as long as they are willing to relocate if offered the job. December 21, 2023 is when the job vacancy for the Watch Person role was advertised, and it will expire on March 18, 2024.

About NYC Health + Hospitals

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is America’s oldest public hospital, established in 1736. Affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine, the 844-bed hospital is a major referral center for highly complex cases, with its 6,000 employees including highly skilled, interdisciplinary clinical staff. It sees more than 110,000 emergency room visits and 500,000 outpatient visits annually. Bellevue is an academic medical institution of international renown. We have served as an incubator for major innovations in public health, medical science, and medical education. Bellevue is a Level I Trauma Center delivering around-the-clock care in adult, pediatric, psychiatric and pediatric psychiatric emergencies as well as in the nationally-designated categories of cardiology, neurology, toxicology, and neonatology. In addition to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient state-of-the-art care Bellevue is a city-wide medical specialty referral source. Bellevue’s clinical centers of excellence include: Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care; Cardiovascular Services; Designated Regional Perinatal Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU); Comprehensive Children’s Psychiatric Emergency Program; and Cancer Services.

At NYC Health + Hospitals, our mission is to deliver high quality care health services, without exception. Every employee takes a person-centered approach that exemplifies the ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence) through empathic communication and partnerships between all persons.

Job Description


The Watch Person maintains numerous responsibilities on the hospital grounds which include (but are not limited to) the following tasks/assignments:

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  • Performs duties in a professional and efficient manner in order to provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Performs duties in proper uniform as indicated at Roll Call or as dictated by his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Answers telephones in a courteous and professional manner; identify your department and name (i.e. "Bellevue Hospital Police, Officer Jones, how may I help you?")
  • Proceeds to his/her assigned area promptly and without delay.
  • Complies with meal and post relief breaks as directed.
  • Keeps the Desk Officer or supervisor informed of Hospital Police services rendered.
  • Reports any unusual crime and safety hazards to the Patrol Supervisor or to the Central Dispatcher immediately.
  • Conducts safety patrols to include fire prevention, smoking violations, ward visitation restrictions and visitor's hours, roof and ground floor door alarm inspections in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Enforces rules and regulations as required by uniformed hospital security personnel.
  • Does not use facility computers unless authorized to do so or enter into areas that are restricted according to hospital regulations.
  • Renders all necessary police service in your assigned area and as otherwise directed.
  • Keeps the Desk Officer or supervisor informed of Hospital Police services rendered.
  • Informs the Desk Officer via radio or telephone of each hour upon arrival or departure from post.
  • Investigates suspicious conditions and circumstances on assigned post.
  • Maintains a memo book and produce as requested by any uniformed Hospital Police supervisor, Director of Hospital Police, Assistant Director of Hospital Police, or other competent authority.
  • Monitors portable radio and conduct tests to ensure radio system is operating correctly.
  • Remains at assigned post until relieved for meal and return to post upon completion of meal hour.
  • Maintains practical knowledge of all relevant policies, Health & Hospitals policies, regulations, and any other relevant documents.
Minimum Qualifications

1. A valid New York State Security Guard registration card issued by the Department of State; and

2. Satisfactory completion of a 16-hour On-the-Job Training (OJT) course within 90 days of employment.

How To Apply

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NYC Health and Hospitals offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits for employees hired to work 20+ hrs. per week
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Loan Forgiveness Programs for eligible employees
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation in accordance with employees' Collectively bargained contracts
  • College tuition discounts and professional development opportunities
  • Multiple employee discounts programs

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