Police Officer (PRN)

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Posted: December 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00162-87823
The Woman's Hospital of Texas - Houston, TX

Police Officer - Security

Shift Needs: Saturday's 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.

The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants. Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman's offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women's health services and newborn infants.

More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.

The Woman's Hospital of Texas is currently looking for Police Officer-Security.

  • Under the general direction of the Public Safety Manager, provides security for patients, employees, physicians and visitors.
  • Protects hospital, buildings, assets and premises as assigned.
  • Operates Visitor Badging Systems.
  • Monitors Access Control systems (doors & elevators).
  • Monitors and patrols parking facilities, provides escort to and from vehicles.
  • Monitors and Operates McRoberts/Prosec 'My Child' Infant Security System.
  • Responds to all Codes (Code Pink, Code Blue, Code Red, Code Grey, Code Yellow, Code Orange, Code Precip) according to policy and procedure.
  • Maintains accurate daily Security log book and passes down information to
  • Recognizes the purpose of employment is to prioritize the patient as number one.
  • Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth.
  • Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
  • Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
  • Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, and satellite staff) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
  • Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
  • Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the department.
  • To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
  • 60 hours in college courses - Criminal Justice, de-escalation training
  • Licensure as Peace Officer, TCLEOSE certification
  • One year experience providing experience in a Healthcare Setting
  • Five (5) years experience as a licensed Peace Officer

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