Police Officer- NIGHTS
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: November 19, 2021
The Police Officer is a sworn officer, responsible for a variety of
law enforcement, security, loss prevention, and customer service
related duties, and a visible presence to deter hospital threats.
Their duties include maintaining law and order on hospital grounds;
patrolling and protecting hospital buildings and grounds; checking
for unauthorized movement of patients, breaches of security, and
unsafe conditions; conducting administrative and criminal
investigations; making arrests; testifying in court; and enforcing
vehicle traffic and parking regulations and issuing citations when
necessary. Incumbents also monitor patient and visitor activities
on hospital grounds; assist nursing personnel in controlling
severely combative patients; and carry out standard search
procedures in cases of unauthorized patient absences.
* ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE*
Patrols assigned areas in vehicle, by bicycle, and on foot to
detect and deter crime.
Apprehends subjects committing crimes.
Responds to emergency calls, safety escorts, and calls for
Produces complete, accurate and concise reports, to includes but is
not limited to criminal offenses, false fire alarms, safety hazards
and general information, consistent with internal processes and as
prescribed by law.
Serves in specialized units such as investigations, fire safety,
crime prevention, and training as assigned and emergency
Completes initial investigations and follow-up investigations as
Participates in crime prevention strategies and special programs as
Enforces state laws, policies, procedures, and forwards the mission
of the organization.
Transports legal documents, valuables, medical instruments,
supplies other secure articles as assigned to ensure the safe and
timely transfer of valued articles.
Stays current with applicable rules, regulations, policies, laws
and guidelines that impact or govern the department and
organization. Stays abreast of the latest developments,
advancements and trends in the security field by attending
training, reading security literature and professional
* KEY SUCCESS FACTORS*
Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills.
Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
Able to balance multiple demands and respond to time
Able to work any shift for several locations throughout the
Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in
Attain and maintain a minimum passing score of 80% accuracy during
firearms qualification and requalification.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using
required software applications, data entry, information security,
hand held scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the
EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS within 30 days of hire.
Licensed Peace Officer (LPO): Lic Peace Officer required within 90
days of hire.
Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain
valid TX DL within 90 days of hire.
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