Security Officer in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

Security Officer

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN
Facilities Plant Operations and Security   Job ID: 689267
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Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Security Officer today with St. David's North Austin Medical Center.

Benefits

St. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a(an) Security Officer. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Under the general direction of the Facilities/Security Director, and law enforcement liaison this position is responsible for providing security for patients, employees and visitors; protecting Hospital buildings, assets and patrolling interior and exterior premises as assigned. This position is filled with currently licensed (peace officers) public law enforcement will be able to assume the role and responsibilities of their public post, in the event of a national or local emergency or other similar incident as deemed appropriate by local, state and or federal law. In the absence of Facilities/Security Director, the Peace Officer on duty would be the responsible point of contact.

  • Consults with and keeps supervisors informed of activities, needs, and problems in assigned areas.
  • Responds to inquiries for advice or assistance from Hospital personnel, students, and visitors; assists in intervening in physical confrontations with violent persons.
  • Reports safety and/or fire hazards or security violations.
  • Escorts personnel to parking lots and Hospital buildings when requested.
  • Participates in investigations; maintains records and prepares incident reports and other documents pertinent to security activities.
  • Responds to scene and provides necessary controls involving disasters, fires, alarms, codes, or emergency incidents and their associated drills.
  • Inspects and ascertains ownership of property being removed from campus.
  • Exhibits a working knowledge of City, State and Federal laws, ordinances, and regulations, and their functional process.
  • Utilizes all equipment in the Department effectively and safely with ability to train and supervise others in the use of this equipment.
  • Incident Reports and fulfill position responsibilities.
  • Maintains own professional growth through appropriate organizations, workshops, seminars, and other educational endeavors. Actively participates in Hospital and Departmental committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input regarding improving the quality of services in the facility.
  • Ensures that problems or concerns regarding the Security Department and other related areas are communicated with the Facility/Security Director.

What qualifications you will need:

Required:Have met the certification standards set forth by the State requirements as it pertains to the use of authorized equipment. Must maintain requirements minimum of 40 hours of continuing education every 24 months.

Preferred:Minimum of one year experience as a security/law enforcement position in a healthcare

environment or a military medical field.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved)

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital, St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Security Officer opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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