American Security is recognized as a leader in Healthcare Security. It was the founding member of the South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) and has partnered with numerous hospitals to achieve the highly coveted IAHSS Program of Distinction awards. American Security has implemented a Healthcare Security Officer training program which has achieved a 93% pass rate for its security officers regarding IAHSS certifications. Security Magazine has honored several healthcare institutions for which American Security provides security services, naming them among the world’s 500 top organizations for best-managed security force practices.
American Security currently provides security for 23 hospitals and 2 hospice facilities in South Carolina and North Carolina, accruing more than 10,000 hours of Healthcare security each week. American Security maintains a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator, a Certified Protection Professional, a Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Trainer and a Therapeutic Alternatives in Crisis Training (TACT) instructor on staff. Our security officers are also trained to meet the established guidelines of healthcare facilities to perform patient watches. Whether it is for a domicile patient, forensic or behavioral patient, American Security provides more than 2800 hours of patient watches each week.
American Security officers are well trained in customer service protocols, flex cuff restraint, search & seizure techniques, emergency room security, morgue security, perimeter security, parking lot/garage protection, traffic control, telecommunications, metal detector usage, building searches, Taser use, pepper spray, CPI, TACT, mobile patrol and patient transport.
American Security-- Highly certified security officers. Superior training. A performance record recognized with international awards. It’s easy to see why so many healthcare institutions are turning to American Security for their security and safety requirements.