Ascension Health Security Manager in Manhattan, Kansas

Job ID: 265475

Security Manager

Manhattan, Kansas


Additional Job Information

Title: Mgr-Security

City, State: Manhattan, KS

Location: Via Christi Hospital Manhattan

Department: Security 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Manages the daily operations of the security department.


  • Assigns responsibilities and tasks to support department function.

  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts and policies/procedures.

  • Monitors and follows up on customer complaints and investigations.

  • Manages and coaches staff. Directs, prioritizes and makes daily adjustments to shift assignments and security deployment as necessary.

  • Assists the Director of Security with developing both operational and capital budgets.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Valid Kansas Driver's License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record and insurability per Via Christi's policy is also required.


  • Diploma

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or combination of High School degree and related experience required. Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice of Organizational Security and Management is preferred and A minimum of five years of healthcare security experience required. Prior management experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Work Experience:

  • 2 Years Required Technical Experience. 4 Years Preferred Technical Experience. 1 Year Required Leadership/Mgmt Experience. 5 Years Preferred Leadership/Mgmt Experience.

How To Apply

Are you ready to join the Via Christi team? Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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