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

Security Officer PRN

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Job ID: 2236
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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 St. David’s Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David’s Medical Center 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 Security Director, Security Manager and Security Supervisor, 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 Security Manager and Security Supervisor, 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.
  • Utilizes appropriate principles related to safety and security in the provision of services and in the supervision   of   other personnel   performing   these services.
  • 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 Security Supervisor.



St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

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 of a 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 Basic Texas Peace Officer certification from TCOLE.

Preferred:         None


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