Uniformed position, Armed Security Officerâ€™s duties include being a visible deterrent to criminal activity, providing security for patients, Associates and visitors, protecting and patrolling hospital buildings, assets and premises as assigned. The Armed Security Officer is responsible for responding to all emergency codes, internal/external disaster events as needed and/or requested, conducting preliminary investigations of reported incidents, and performing other security related tasks as directed by a security. Must have the ability to interact appropriately with all staff, patients and visitors, especially under difficult circumstances.
High school diploma or its equivalent required.
Must be mentally alert at all times
Must possess a motor vehicle license
Minimum two (2) years of armed security experience (may substituted by Honorable Military Service).
Law enforcement experience preferred.
Previous healthcare security experience preferred
Level 3 Certification (Texas).
For positions in the state of Texas, an active level three security officer commission with the Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Bureau (TDPSPSB) is required.
New hires in Texas who have completed the security commission course(TDPSPSB) must obtain their security commission prior to date of hire and; 1) the officerâ€™s commission pocket card is active 2) the officerâ€™s commission pocket card is in the possession of the security officer 3) the CHRISTUS Vice President of Security has issued a letter of authorization to carry a weapon on duty to the officer.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.