Security Officer PRN in Austin, Texas, United States
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Heart Hospital of Austin

Security Officer PRN

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN
Facilities Plant Operations and Security   Job ID: 25960-79545
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Do you have the career opportunities as a Security Officer you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Heart Hospital of Austin, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At Heart Hospital of Austin we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

•           Student Loan Repayment

•           Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

•           Paid Personal Leave

•           401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

•           Identity Theft Protection discounts

•           Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

•           Adoption Assistance

•           Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Security Officer like you to be a part of our team.

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.


Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital and one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department; an advanced Executive Wellness Program; six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs; three catheterization labs; and electrophysiology services. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world.

As a smaller, specialty hospital, Heart Hospital of Austin offers a family-like work environment where most all employees know each other by name.  As part of St. David’s HealthCare, it is one of seven of the area’s leading hospitals and part of one of the largest health systems in Texas.

Heart Hospital of Austin is nationally recognized by numerous independent rating organizations for its excellence in clinical quality.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

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.



Required:         Have met the certification standards set forth by the State requirements as it pertains to the use of authorized equipment.  Must maintain TCOLE

                         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.


Required:        A current Law Enforcement certification.

Preferred:         None


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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