Security Officer
Job Ref # 32163
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Location: Houston, TX
Category: Security

Work Shift: EVENING

Work Week: PRN


Job Summary

Directs police authority to the service of the institution by the enforcement of federal and state laws and city ordinances.   Provides police services and aid, protecting the rights and property of citizens and The Methodist West Houston Hospital.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist co-workers with patients including but not limited to the ER and registration departments.
  2. Monitors the hospital’s camera and access control systems.
  3. Patrols interior and exterior to maintain the highest level of security.  This includes parking areas, making sure doors are locked and enforcing visitor hours where applicable.
  4. Provides services for employees, patients and visitor that include escorts, automobile services i.e. jump starts, flat tires, etc.
  5. Must have excellent communications skills with English as a primary language.
  6. Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement and complies with Business Practices standards for performance.
  7. Communicates effectively with patients, family members, co-workers, medical staff and other hospital personnel to contribute to the quality of the procedure and work environment.
  8. Follows all safety rules while on the job.  Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.  Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. 
  9. Demonstrates Service PRIDE Standards.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. High school diploma or GED required
  2. Graduate of the Police Academy and/or Education certificate and a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be employed as a Police Officer and successfully completed the Police Dept. probationary period.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  1. A Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education certificate.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Must be able to work well with others.
  2. Must have some form of restraint training.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



Company Profile

Houston Methodist West Hospital is committed to leading medicine in West Houston, Katy and surrounding communities by delivering the Houston Methodist standard of exceptional safety, quality, personalized service and innovation. The growing campus offers nearly 200 beds, 16 operating rooms and over 1300 employees, with access to the most innovative medical and surgical care available, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, full-spectrum heart care, state-of-the-art imaging, cancer care, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, outpatient rehabilitation and 24/7 emergency services. 

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