Lead Security Officer II

Regular Full-Time


901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

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CentraState Medical Center

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CentraState Healthcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.


CentraState Medical Center is seeking a Lead Security Officer to provides security to the hospital, employees, equipment, supplies and drugs. Controls traffic around, inside and outside of the hospital with the general welfare and safety of patients and employees being the primary goal. Schedules and coordinates hospital courier services.


  • Acts as liaison during patient management situations.
  • Acts as Security representative until Security department head is on site.
  • Accountable for ensuring the next shift is adequately staffed.
  • Accountable for ensuring the next shift is adequately staffed.
  • Checks e-mail daily prior to 1st post assignment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and follows all Security policies, procedures and paperwork.
  • Discusses and distributes confidential information only as specifically instructed to do so by director, manager, or other CentraState management staff, i.e. nursing supervisor.
  • Assists with orientation and training of new security staff.
  • Ensures all security posts and watches are covered.
  • Professionally communicates with departmental managers and supervisors.
  • Provides work direction and support to security officers.
  • Prioritizes and arranges special pickups and deliveries.
  • Notifies Security management when necessary.
  • Monitors and reports staff performance.
  • Required to report 15 minutes prior to assigned shift for debriefing.
  • Works as valet and courier when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 3 years’ experience as a security officer in an industrial or institutional area preferred
  • Valid NJ driver’s license
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention certification required. Renewal certifications will be completed every 2 years
  • Must complete assigned education provided by Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Must obtain supervisory level IAHSS certification within 1 year of date of hire
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent organizational skills. Strong customer service skills
About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.


When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.


Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!


What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.


CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.