Security Officer, CSO

 
Position: Security Officer, CSO

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Skilled Crafts Worker

Shift: All 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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Security Officer CSO-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will protect the staff, patients, visitors, and assets of our hospital. You will assist the general public, staff or patients in all matters of safety and security. The Security Officer CSO stands a post as instructed and serves as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and client rule infractions, detects suspicious activities, watches for criminal acts or client rule infractions and addressed them appropriately. This position responds to all incidents as dispatched, providing assistance as needed, protecting personnel and property within reason and securing the incident scene until properly relieved. This position conducts initial investigation of incidents and is responsible for documenting incident details and completing all appropriate reports and forms as necessary.



Responsibilities :

  • Provides security functions at designated post locations
  • 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
  • Monitors traffic and parking in designated areas
  • Ensures that all emergency vehicles have ready access to Emergency Center dock for offloading of patients
  • Safely operates and maintains hospital-owned vehicles as directed by supervisor and departmental procedures
  • Responds to and assists hospital personnel with patient transport, elevator prioritization and reports during fire alarms, accidents, missing child alerts and elevator entrapments
  • Attends and completes hospital and departmental required training
  • Assist in conducting Basic Training, Departmental Training, and In-Service Training as directed


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • LCSO from the Texas Department of Public Safety must be acquired within 90 days of entering the role
  • Must have CIHSO license authorized by the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS) within 180 days of entering the role
  • Texas driver’s license must be acquired within 90 days of entering the role
  • Must pass a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check demonstrating a clear driving record
  • 1- year security, law enforcement, or military experience required
  • A bachelor’s degree may substitute for the 1 year of required security, law enforcement, or military experience


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