Day Security Officer Job

Children's Health - Security Careers

Job Number: 54478

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 5-26-2018

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This job is responsible for patrolling the hospital to provide a safe and healthy environment for patients, family, and employees. This position is responsible for maintaining a positive working relationship with Children's Medical Center of Dallas employees, various agencies and the public in order to carry out the proper communications and procedures in an effective and professional manner.

JOB PROFILE:

The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

Has established skills to perform a range of day-to-day activities

Understands how own duties relate to others in the team and has an awareness of how the team integrates with others

Manages own workload by applying an understanding of team priorities; may provide assistance to less experienced colleagues

Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established options

Impacts own team through the quality of the service or information provided; Follows standardized procedures and practices and receives regular but moderate supervision and guidance

Uses foundational communication skills to exchange straightforward information

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Patrol hospital facility internally and externally, enforcing the policies, rules, and regulations of the hospital; give directions and information throughout the hospital and assist with security problems

Ensure that all hospital entrance and exit doors are secure

Transport/Escort employees to and from the hospital parking lots

Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

EXPERIENCE:

Six months to one year related experience required

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent required

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

Texas Department of Public Safety – Texas Private Security Bureau Registration - Non-Commissioned Security Officer training and certification within 6 months of employment required

Valid, current Texas Department of Public Safety Driver's License upon employment required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Heavy - Exerting 60-100 lbs. occasionally, 25-60 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 constantly.


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