Armed Security Officer *SIGN ON INCENTIVE AVAILABLE(LEVEL III REQUIRED)*

2022-11-24
Beaumont, TX, 77720, US
CHRISTUS Health
DescriptionnSummary:nnUniformed position at all times. Armed Security Officers duties include being a visible deterrent to criminal activity, providing security for patients, Associates and visitors, protecting and patrolling hospital buildings, assets and premises as assigned. The Armed Security Officer is responsible for responding to all emergency codes, internal/external disaster events as needed and/or requested, conducting preliminary investigations of reported incidents, and performing other security related tasks as directed by a security supervisor/and or Manager. The Armed Security Officer must have flexibility in hours and be able to rotate between facilities including travel whenever necessary.nnConducts frequent security patrols of the facilities and grounds as assigned.nIdentifies and reports trends related to security issues. Recommends actions.nTakes initial information for an incident report, uses proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, notes only the facts, leaving out personal opinions and submits a report in a timely manner (no later than the end of assigned shift).nResponds promptly to all service requests relayed by the supervisor, telephone, pass-on, e-mail, radio, cell phone and other correspondence in a courteous and expeditious manner.nResponds to the collection, inventory, and return of lost and found items, patient valuables, medication, and personal property according to policy.nEnforces all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of CHRISTUS Health and the laws of the State of Texas.nControls and enforces facility parking through the use of patrols, violation warning citations, towing, booting and explanation of rules as applicable.nAssists clinical/non-clinical Associates with combative patients or visitors.nDemonstrates competence to perform assigned client care responsibilities in a way that meets the age-specific and developmental needs of persons served by the department.nDemonstrates proficiency and knowledge in the operation of the Attendant Console, Paging System, security radio/dispatch system, operations of the Digital Video Recorder (NVR) security monitors (CCTV) and the general overhead paging system.nMust be proficient with the use of a PC to generate electronic daily activity security reports, incident reports, emails and other applicable electronic correspondence during the performance of duties.nPromotes a safe environment by reporting safety hazards observed (broken water/sprinkler lines, burned out internal/external lighting, smoke/gas odors, tripping hazards, etc.) during the performance of security rounds.nAppropriately adapts assigned client assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the physical, cultural, age-specific, and other developmental needs of each person served.nDemonstrates adherence to the CORE values of CHRISTUS Health.nPerforms other duties as assigned.nnRequirements:nnHigh school diploma or its equivalent required.nMust have the ability to interact appropriately with all staff, patients and visitors, especially under difficult circumstances.nMust be mentally alert at all timesnMust have excellent written and verbal communication skillsnMust be able to make immediate decisions with regard to laws, policies and procedures.nMust have/ maintain valid motor vehicle license.nDemonstrated competence with hand gun, hand cuffs, baton, non-crisis intervention certification and two-way radios.nFrequent exposure to aggressive behavior and emotionally charged situations.nOccasional exposure to hazardous conditions such as fires, chemical spills, and flooding.nFrequent exposure to heat and cold from external weather conditions.nLong periods of walking, standing, stooping, and lifting.nMust be physically fit and able to walk all areas of the facilities and grounds, to restrain those who need restraint and be able to assist nursing staff with lifting patients of all sizes.nMust be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritizenMust be able to handle personal stress and possible violencenCHRISTUS Approved uniforms must be worn in accordance with dress code requirements.nPrefer minimum two (2) years of armed security experience (may substituted by Honorable Military Service).nLaw enforcement experience preferred.nPrevious healthcare security experience preferred.nLevel 3 Certification (Texas).nnFor positions in the state of Texas, an active level three security officer commission with the Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Bureau (TDPSPSB) is required.nNew hires in Texas who have completed the security commission course with (TDPSPSB) must obtain their security commission prior to date of hire and; 1) the officers commission card is active 2) the officers commission card is in the possession of the security officer 3) the CHRISTUS Vice President of Security has issued a letter of authorization to carry an assigned CHRISTUS Health Security weapon while on duty to the officer.nNew hires in New Mexico who have completed the New Mexico Private Investigations Advisory Board level three training requirements must be eligible to process and obtain their security commission prior to date of hire and; 1) the officers commission card is active 2) the officers commission card is in the possession of the security officer 3) the CHRISTUS Vice President of Security has issued a letter of authorization to carry an assigned CHRISTUS Health Security weapon while on duty to the officer.nNew hires in Louisiana may not wear their weapon on duty until they have completed 40 hours of training and the CHRISTUS Vice President of Security has issued a letter of authorization to carry a CHRISTUS Health Security assigned weapon while on duty to the officer.nVerbal De-escalation training must be completed within 60 days of hire.nMust obtain Basic Life Support (BLS) within 60 days of hire from the American Heart Association.nExpandable Baton training, defensive tactics training, firearms training, weapon qualification, and firearms retention training must be completed prior to letter of authorization to carry is issued.nIAHSS Basic Security Certification must be completed within one year of full time employment.nSuccessful completion of all pre-employment and post offer assessments to include the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory -2 (MMPI-2-RF-PCIR); the California Psychological Inventory (CPI); the Police and Public Safety Selection Report (PPSSR); the Personal Experience Inventory (PEI) and a clinical interview by a third personal psychologist.nWill be required to take random drug test screening.nValid Drivers licensenThe following FEMA Emergency Management Institute Courses must be completed (online or in seat):IS 100.cnIS 200.bnIS 230.dnnnnWork Type: nnFull Time

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