Work Hours will be 6:30 am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday
Excellent benefits program including a pension.
Opportunities for advancement
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The security division of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Department of Public Safety concentrates on the safety and security of patients, visitors, and staff within the hospital and on campus. The department provides field officers, Bike and mobile patrol, investigators, and a communication unit for monitoring alarm systems and dispatching officers to service and emergency calls. All officers are required to complete annual training that focuses on health care security.
Provides locksmith service throughout the hospital complex with special emphasis on designing and installing custom master key systems.
Designs custom master key systems to meet customer requirements. Surveys new construction, remodeled areas of the hospital, and existing spaces; prepares door schedules based on surveys;. meets with customers to plan keying systems especially designed to meet the customers' requirements; prepares key and core codes that will be needed to create the keying systems; combinates (pins) all cores manually, tests all cores with the appropriate keys, and installs cores according to the door schedule; provides keys to the customers in the quantity requested; prepares documentation of the master key systems in both digital and printed formats.
Assumes a leadership role working with planning, design and construction project leaders, architects, contractors, and hospital personnel at all levels, providing the expert knowledge and skill required to master key new construction and remodeled areas of the hospital. Meets with the aforementioned personnel regarding new construction and areas to be remodeled; reviews architectural drawings as a resource when planning the master key system; tours project areas during construction; recommends specialized BEST locks such as electric switch locks, cabinet locks, display case locks, refrigerator padlocks, etc. so these locks can be incorporated in the master key system; recommends locks for special needs; for example, locks for visitor, patient, and staff lockers are a common need; provides construction cores and keys to contractors to secure their project areas during construction; when requested, advises architects and project leaders in the selection of appropriate function locksets, i.e. entry, storeroom, classroom, passage, or privacy locks to name the most common functions; meets with hospital personnel for their input in order to design master key systems that meet the customers' requirements.
Originates keys by code and maintains key cutting equipment. Door keys - BEST keys are produced by code using a key combinator (punch) specifically designed to cut only BEST keys. The key codes for all BEST locks are maintained by the Key Control department. Cut keys are marked with alpha numeric markings which identify each key. Furniture and Equipment keys - Key Control maintains an inventory of more than one hundred different key blanks which are used to cut keys for furniture and equipment locks. The keys are originated by using a special key machine designed to cut keys by code only. Key codes are obtained from a subscription database. Equipment maintenance - Key machines require daily cleaning, periodic lubrication, calibration, and replacement of belts and cutter wheels. Provides this maintenance as needed.
Maintains an inventory of parts and key blanks. BEST key blanks and cores must be ordered from an authorized distributor. Patented keys and cores can only be ordered by the locksmiths who have completed the required security agreement with BEST lock and who are recognized as an agent representing the hospital. The hospital complex uses six different BEST key blanks and types of cores. Maintains a supply of each type of key blank and core to insure no interruption in key and core availability. Maintains an inventory of the parts required to combinate (pin) BEST cores. These parts include 28 sizes of pin segments, 2 sizes of springs, and core caps. Maintains an inventory of more than 100 different key blanks needed to cut furniture and equipment keys. The supply of blanks is maintained at a level that will insure no interruption in key service. Miscellaneous parts such as cutter wheels, machine belts, lock picks, key rings, padlocks, mortise cylinders, etc. are maintained in stock and are replaced as needed.
Administers and maintains 17 electronic key cabinets located throughout Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children's Hospitals. These key cabinets are electro-mechanical devices with separate IP addresses. The status of all keys stored in these cabinets is monitored via the computers located in the Key Control department. Selects the location where these cabinets will be installed; arranges for the data lines and electric lines to be installed for each cabinet; coordinates cabinet installation with the vendor's local representative; organizes the arrangement of key sets in each cabinet; determines which keys will be placed on each key ring in each cabinet; enters the key cabinet data for each key ring in the software program;enters users in the database and assigns key access to the users; trouble shoots mechanical and electrical malfunctions; when necessary, contacts the vendor for repair assistance via a remote connection; revises the cabinet organization when new keys are added and keys no longer in use are removed; maintains documentation at each cabinet and in the key control department identifying the key sets and their location in each cabinet; instructs new users in the correct procedure for removing and returning key sets; monitors the key cabinets to insure all key sets are accounted for.
High School Diploma or GED
Associate or Trade School Equi
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.