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Security Officer

CHI St Joseph Health Bryan, Texas
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Requisition ID 2022-226961 Employment Type Full Time Department Security Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 6:15 am-6:30 pm Remote No Category Safety and Security
Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the directions of the Security Supervisor, the Security Officer performs a wide range of security functions with a purpose of protecting Hospital property, assets, volunteers, physician and team members. The Security Officer also enforces hospital policies and provides service to both hospital team members and customers. Participates in activities to assure that customer satisfaction results are consistently maintained. Demonstrates effective communication and public relations skills.


Responsibilities

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes a culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, proper reporting, documentation and prevention of medical errors in a non-punitive environment.
  • Patrols hospital premises on foot/ vehicle. Thoroughly patrols buildings, grounds, parking lots and surrounding hospital parking lots.
  • Inspects areas for any security or safety hazards.
  • Checks Hospital entrance
  • Investigates and reports faulty equipment, machinery, alarms, sprinkler systems, etc.
  • Observes all vehicle laws while operating hospital vehicles.
  • Responds to emergencies & calls for service. Response to emergency calls is accomplished in a timely manner and handled with professional demeanor and courtesy. Responds to fire drills, disaster drills, etc.
  • Maintains self control in stressful situations.
  • Maintains the basic functions of security – stationary posts, package checks, escorts, Lost & Found, Morgue Release Procedures and other projects as assigned by Director or designee. Projects can include but not limited to: Equipment checks, campus lighting checks, fire and safety checks.
  • Maintains hospital equipment (radio, pager, keys) while on duty. Is responsible for master keys. Secures all hospital doors at the specified hour and unlocks all hospital doors at the prescribed hour. Follows proper radio procedures and restricts transmissions to official hospital business.
  • Investigates all incidents, preparing incident report on completion of investigation. Writes accurate incident report.
  • Provides good customer service to both internal and external customers b y providing safety escorts and motorist assistance, to include flat tires. battery boosts, and low/empty fuel.
  • Prioritize work assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Coordinates with law enforcement as necessary.
  • Assists PBX operator as necessary. 
    Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization's needs.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS


Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience

  • 1 year security, military, law enforcement, or equivalent experience


Skills

  • Good Verbal/Written Communication Skills
  • Typing Skills

Licensure/Certifications

  • Valid Texas Driver's License
  • Registration as Non-Commissioned Security Officer by Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Bureau

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.