JOB SUMMARY The Security Officer, consistent with state law and departmental policy, provides customer service and a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, medical staff, and employees. Incumbents may be exposed to inclement weather while patrolling assigned areas to detect any fire or other safety hazards and deter the potential for crime. Safeguards company assets and property from theft and criminal mischief. Investigates all thefts, accidents, improper actions or conduct and all offenses of a criminal nature. Promotes good public and staff relations. Provides leadership to less experienced officers and will, as required, take charge of a shift in the absence of a Security Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Patrols assigned areas for the presence of unauthorized persons or potential sources of crime, and maintains clear, appropriate and continuous radio contact with base, shift supervisor and other officers in the field. Maintains general order of the local environment and intervenes in disturbances in a calm and efficient manner guided by courtesy, established rules and regulations. Responds to various public service calls, including criminal offenses, civil process, hospital violations or customer service oriented requests such as escorting patients, visitors, medical staff, and employees to parking areas; providing assistance with stalled vehicles; assisting with unlocking vehicles and responding to parking equipment malfunctions. Assists Police Officers as required to maintain order; to include assisting with arrests when requested. Responds without hesitation and assists with all medical emergencies as required, within the scope of the officer's training and expertise. Maintains secure facilities by ensuring various doors are locked as required. Unlocks facilities upon receiving proper authorization. Produces complete, accurate and concise reports, to include criminal offenses, false fire alarms, safety hazards and general information, consistent with internal processes and as prescribed by law. Handles sensitive investigations and information in a professional manner, safeguarding confidential information obtained through investigation or from Law Enforcement authorities. Consistently maintains and is familiar with current Operations Orders; consistently adheres to and enforces organizational and departmental policies and procedures. Provides leadership to less experienced officers and, at times, has charge of a shift in the absence of a supervisor to ensure continuity of service.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS "Good interpersonal and public relations skills. Must be able to work under stressful conditions. Able to balance multiple demands and respond to time constraints. Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills. Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods. General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, hand held scanning and email. Successfully completes the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety Basic Security Officer, Supervisory and Safety courses within 24 months of hire. Successfully completes the Texas Commission on Private Security Academy Levels II and III within three months of hire date. Attain and maintain a minimum passing score of 80% accuracy during firearms qualification and requalification.
BENEFITS Our competitive benefits package includes the following Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS within 30 days of hire. Commissioned Security Officer (LSO): Commissioned Security Officer within six months of hire. Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!