Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

In addition to being responsible for patrolling and securing of all Harris County Hospital District's building, grounds and parking areas, supervises all operations affecting Security Officers/Guards, Guest Relations Rep., Access Control, Parking Services, Investigations, and Personnel training.

Provides position assignments, reviews reports for accuracy, and mentors and assists with the development of assigned security team. Reviews reports for accuracy and leads investigations when follow-up is required. Responsible for the continued education and training of veteran personnel, as well as, the initial training of new personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

School Education: High School Graduate

License & Certifications:
- Valid Texas Drivers License
- IAHSS Supervisor Training must be completed within six months of employment
- Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification or equivalent certification required within six months. If certification other than SAMA is held at the time of hire, must be recertified as SAMA upon expiration of held certification.
- Must be Registered by the Texas Private Security Bureau within 90 days of employment

Work Experience: Four (4) years work experience in security, criminal justice, military, healthcare, or related experience; or a combination of the above

Management Experience: Two (2) years of Progressive lead/supervisory experience in security, criminal justice, or military

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports

Proficiencies: P.C.

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Mathematics

Work Schedule: Weekends, Flexible, Overtime

Other Requirements: E-1 availability during disaster situations. Must be able to understand the English language and communicate it effectively in both verbal and written form. Proficiency in the use of computers is required.

Equipment Operated: PC based electronic access control, CCTV, and parking systems. Handheld Radio systems. Patrol vehicle.

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