Job Description

Job Title: Safety Systems Clerk
Job ID: 714757
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Shift: Night Job
Department: Plant Operations-Maint
Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243


Located in Mt. Lebanon PA, Asbury Heights staff is dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through high-quality and compassionate care. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Asbury Heights today!


Monitor of safety, security and medical systems throughout the UPMC Asbury Heights, as well as functioning as a communications operator and dispatcher.


  • Any and all discrepancies to be immediately reported to the appropriate responsible department, as well as ensure accurate timely documentation is completed, to include phone or utility disruptions.
  • Assist management in filling Security Officer call off.
  • Contact and dispatch the requested on-call person as well as building engineer and housekeeping staff, when necessary.
  • Dispatch appropriate personnel when necessary and complete proper documentation.
  • Dispatch appropriate personnel when necessary complete proper documentation.
  • Dispatch appropriately and document any/all necessary discrepancies.
  • Ensure all aforementioned equipment is functioning properly.
  • Ensure proper documentation of above responsibilities.
  • Familiar with staff and residents' information, as well as visiting hours, and hospital policies (perform the role of phone directory for staff and visitors).
  • Initiate required response to the various security systems to include emergency body button, panic buttons, closed circuit televisions, VCR's and burglar alarm systems.
  • Knowledge of various UPMC programs and how to effectively and appropriately connect the requester to the specific program.
  • Maintain accurate logs within guidelines of department, to include monitoring of UPMC vehicles, keys, valuables, radios and law enforcement's weapons.
  • Maintain daily record of all on-call personnel to include Administrator-on-Call, Maintenance, Construction, and any other pertinent staff.
  • Manage various forms of communications to include the back-up paging system, security intercom systems and the power failure telephone system.
  • Monitor various other alarms contained within the security systems office.
  • Perform well under conditions of emergency of high stress to include implementing the appropriate emergency response, as well as proper tracing of phone calls in the event of a possible threat of danger (i.e., bomb threat) or patient related assistance (i.e., suicide).
  • Receive and dispatch all calls requiring Security Officer or agency guard's response. Security Systems office functions as the base station for the hospital's Security Department internal communication.


High school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer knowledge and skills and flexibility to work rotating shifts are required. Ability to deal effectively with people is necessary.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.48 to $19

Union Position: No

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