Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

The Supplemental Security Officer I responsible for patrolling, protecting, and securing of all Harris Health System's buildings and grounds promoting safety and security at all locations.  Responds to all crisis intervention team activations and assists by providing security for area.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education:
High School Diploma or GED. 

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support; training must be completed within six months of employment.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License
  • Must be registered by the Texas Private Security Bureau within 90 days of employment.


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

Proficiencies:
MS Word, P.C., Typing

Job Attributes
Work Schedule: Weekends, Flexible, Overtime, Holidays

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.

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

Application Instructions

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