The Police Officer is a sworn officer, responsible for avariety of law enforcement, security, loss prevention, and customer servicerelated duties, and a visible presence to deter hospital threats. Their dutiesinclude maintaining law and order on hospital grounds; patrolling andprotecting hospital buildings and grounds; checking for unauthorized movementof patients, breaches of security, and unsafe conditions; conductingadministrative and criminal investigations; making arrests; testifying incourt; and enforcing vehicle traffic and parking regulations and issuingcitations when necessary. Incumbents also monitor patient and visitoractivities on hospital grounds; assist nursing personnel in controllingseverely combative patients; and carry out standard search procedures in casesof unauthorized patient absences.
The Police Officer can expect to perform the following.
Patrols assigned areas in vehicle, by bicycle, and on foot todetect and deter crime.
Apprehends subjects committing crimes.
Responds to emergency calls, safety escorts, and calls forassistance.
Produces complete, accurate and concise reports, to includesbut is not limited to criminal offenses, false fire alarms, safety hazards andgeneral information, consistent with internal processes and as prescribed bylaw.
Serves in specialized units such as investigations, firesafety, crime prevention, and training as assigned and emergency management.
Completes initial investigations and follow-up investigationsas assigned.
Participates in crime prevention strategies and specialprograms as assigned.
Enforces state laws, policies, procedures, and forwards themission of the organization.
Transports legal documents, valuables, medical instruments,supplies other secure articles as assigned to ensure the safe and timely transferof valued articles.
Stays current with applicable rules, regulations, policies,laws and guidelines that impact or govern the department and organization.Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in thesecurity field by attending training, reading security literature andprofessional journals.
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott andWhite Hospital - Waxahachie
Immediateeligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan withdollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTOaccrual beginning Day 1
Theinformation contained in this job description is intended to describe theessential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is notintended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge,skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Please note that managementretains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this jobat any time. The ability to competently perform all the essential duties of theposition, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment toeffective customer service delivery, integrity, and the ability to workproductively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of allpositions at Baylor Scott & White Health.
EDUCATION - Associate's Degree or equiv
2 years of experience CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Licensed Peace Officer (LPO): Lic Peace Officer required within 90 days of hire. Drivers License (TXDL): If moving from out of state must obtain valid TX DL within 90 days of hire. BLS within 30 days of hire
Internal Number: 20006702
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!