Security Officer II
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
Responsible for patrolling, protecting, and securing all Harris Health System's buildings and grounds, promoting safety and security at all locations.
High School Diploma or GED. CPR training and completion of IAHSS Basic Security Officer Training Program must be completed within six months of employment. Valid Texas Driver's License. Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification or equivalent certification required. 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 (Years and Area): One year security experience, healthcare experience preferred
Equipment Operated: PC based electronic access control, CCTV, and parking systems. Handheld Radio systems. Patrol vehicle.
Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (Heavy Public Contact/Public Speaking), Writing/Composing Reports
Analytical, Research, Statistical and PC
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Advance Training Specialty Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification or equivalent certification required. If certification other than SAMA is held at the time of hire, must be recertified as SAMA upon expiration of held certification.
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime and Travel
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