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Supervisor Public Safety

Req #:  109257
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

Position Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or 60 Hrs of college course work
  • 5 or more years hospital security experience, security experience, law enforcement and/or military
  • Valid Drivers License
  • State of Illinois 20 hour Basic Security Officer Course (40 hour course for officers who are armed).
  • Demonstrates leadership attributes, as well as team building, and communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong written, communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems without assistance to include basic investigative duties.
  • Complete the pressure points and control tactics and MOAB training annually (within 90 days of hire).
  • Certified in TASER use within 90 days
  • Successful completion of Clinical Restraint training within 30 days of employment
  • 20 Hour security certification through Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
  • Valid Illinois Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) Card
  • State of Illinois 40 Hour Firearms Certification Course
  • Eligible to apply for the State of Illinois Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) within 30 days of hire and eligible to obtain and maintain the PERC within 180 days of hire.
  • Position is subject to work weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to defend self and/or others in case of physical confrontations.

The Public Safety Supervisor performs activities necessary for providing a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and associates. He/she also assists the Manager of Public Safety in planning, organizing and directing the daily activities of all Public Safety Officers. The Public Safety Supervisor is responsible for oversight of all equipment and training activities for the Public Safety Department, including customer service standards. He/she will also be accountable in meeting department KRAs.


  1. Management of (24x7) Daily Operations for the Public Safety Department
  2. Supervisory Duties
  3. Responsible for the development, training and tracking of competencies and customer service standards for all Public Safety Officers. Responsible for ensuring a work environment within his/her department that promotes and embraces diversity.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago