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Police Officer / Public Safety
We’re looking for a qualified Police Officer like you to join our Texas Health family.
·Work location: Texas Health Harris 1301 Pennsylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX 76104
·Work hours: Full Time, 40 hours, Rotating Shifts
·Provide Security for Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth, a 720 bed hospital serving the North Texas area.
·Hospital is more than 2 million square feet in size.
·Security provides services 24/7 including; vehicle escorts, patrols in building and in parking areas, response to service calls.
What You Will Do
·Performs officer duties to include, but not limited to:
• Patrols buildings and ground for unlocked secured areas for after hour entry.
• Locks and opens doors according to schedules.
• Provides individual and group escorts to and from parking areas.
• Identifies and removes unauthorized individuals from property.
• Enforces campus parking policies/cite violations.
• Maintains compliance with Security policies.
• Pursues and detains persons involved in criminal activity.
• Fills out incident/offense report forms and composes narratives.
• Gives directions to areas of facility.
• Interacts with police, fire personnel, patients, visitors and staff.
• Provides vehicle assistance.
• Patrols interior/perimeter of campus and parking.
·Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences and surveillance activities. Reports and escalates situations to the Threat Management team as appropriate.
·Provides quality customer service to Texas Health employees, visitors, and guest.
• Greets people with courtesy and respect using the 10/5 rule.
• Provides directions and assistance employees, visitors and guests.
• Provide general information regarding Texas Health campuses.
• Provides transport/and escorts to and from campus parking lots.
·Responds timely to calls for service and emergency situations.
• Assesses the situation and utilizes appropriate de-escalation measures.
• Utilizes critical thinking skills and provides the appropriate level of force for the situation.
• Responds to and activates the appropriate emergency response code.
• Interacts with and provides assistance to Police, Fire, EMS and other emergency staff as required.
Why Texas Health?
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
·2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
·Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
·“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
·A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee:
·Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.
·A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
•Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment.
•Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated leadership resources.
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we’ve won and more.
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Here’s What You Need:
oH.S. Diploma or Equivalent required
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security or closely related field preferred
o2 Years security or law enforcement preferred
2 Years healthcare or education preferred
·Licenses and Certifications
oDL - Drivers License Class C and insurable required upon hire
oPeace Officer Upon Hire Required
·Must complete a personal history statement and psychological evaluation. May be subject to further written and/or oral pre-assignment test/training. Must be able to follow, practice and utilize the Peace Officer Weapons Standard and Qualification General Order to ensure the safety of officers, hospital staff, patients, and visitors. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of customer-based Peace Officer management techniques. Must be able to deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Must be able to make sound judgments. Must be able to testify in court to present case facts.
·Pursuant to TCOLE Declaration of Medical Condition, Commission Rule 215.15 (c), 217.1 (a), 217.7 (e) new license applicants must complete both a physical exam and drug screen. Licensee Officers with more than a 180-day break in service need drug screen only.
·Must possess the ability to physically defend and/or restrain people.
·Must possess the ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person using the English language, and the demonstrated use of good verbal communication skills.
·Must possess the ability to interact effectively with peers, executive and medical staff, department heads and staff in other departments, patients/families, vendors, and other customers in a manner that represents Texas Health Resources positively.
·Must be able to write clear and concise detailed incident reports and various other reports as required.
·Must possess the ability to investigate, analyze, and resolve non-routine issues and problems.
·Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable, and punctual attendance.
·Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge, and experiences in a timely manner.
·Requires special protective equipment, training, and adherence to prescribed rules and procedures.
·Must possess ability to use a computer and electronic equipment.
·Must possess high levels of alertness.
·Must possess high levels of attention to details.
·Must possess visual and mental concentration on instruments, dials, readouts, displays, etc.
·Must possess the ability to observe and rapidly react to changing situations and operations.
·Must possess precise hand-eye coordination and fine motor dexterity.
·Must possess the ability to continuously stand, walk, or move around the workplace.
·Must be willing and able to travel to other Texas Health Resources locations, external offices and outpatient clinics as needed.
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