Protection Officer - (Multiple Shifts)

 
Position: Protection Officer - (Multiple Shifts)

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Shift: Multiple Shifts

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are on the hunt for our next Protection Officer—someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position you’ll protect the staff, patients, visitors and assets of the hospital. You will support the hospital by providing a visible first line security presence. We need someone who can efficiently handle customer inquiries, requests for assistance, and ensuring smooth traffic flow. You must be able to respond and assist to emergencies and disasters.


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Responsibilities :

  • Provides security functions at designated post locations
  • Observes all persons entering and exiting the Hospital; maintains visitor and entry logs
  • Ensures that the required sign-in logs and documents are properly maintained as prescribed by departmental procedures
  • Patrols the Hospital as assigned, observing all conditions inside and outside of the Hospital for potential threats to the safety of patients, visitors, employees and medical staff
  • Controls traffic and parking in designated areas
  • Operates hospital vehicles and other assigned duties
  • Responds to emergency situations
  • Certified in Basic Life Support and use of AED and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Attends training and keeps certifications up to date


Qualifications:

  • Must have a current NCSO (NonCommission Security Officer) license

  • Two (2) years of security or customer service experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Texas Drivers’ license and a safe and clear driving record
  • Meet the Texas Department of Private Security Board (TXDPSPSB) requirements
  • Knowledge of hospital and security functions
  • Ability to function in a great variety of situations that require clear, action and reactions in a very confusing environment
  • Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and function in stressful situations
  • Must possess strong customer service skills and amicably communicate and interact with other departments, hospital Administration, visitors and patients
  • Must possess the ability to learn or have competent knowledge of computer programs specific to the hospital


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