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Texas Health Resources POLICE OFFICER in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Dallas seeks to hire a Police Officer to work Full Time.

The address is 8200 Walnut Hill Ln., Dallas, TX 75231

Salary range is Min. $19.82/hr to Max. $34.32/hr – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule is 2:30 PM to 11:00PM; must able to work any 5 days in a 7 day week.

• Performs officer duties to include, but not limited to:

Patrols buildings and ground for unlocked secured areas for after hour entry.

Locks and opens doors according to schedules.

Provides individual and group escorts to and from parking areas

Identifies and removes unauthorized individuals from property

Enforces campus parking policies/cite violations

Maintains compliance with Security policies

Pursues and detains persons involved in criminal activity

Fills out incident/offense report forms and composes narratives.

Gives directions to areas of facility

Interacts with police, fire personnel, patients, visitors and staff.

Provides vehicle assistance

Patrols interior/perimeter of campus and parking

• Completes reports by recording observations, information, occurrences and surveillance activities. Reports and escalates

situations to the Threat Management team as appropriate.

• Provides quality customer service to Texas Health employees, visitors, and guest.

Greets people with courtesy and respect using the 10/5 rule

Provides directions and assistance employees, visitors and guests

Provide general information regarding Texas Health campuses

Provides transport/and escorts to and from campus parking lots

• Responds timely to calls for service and emergency situations.

Assesses the situation and utilizes appropriate de-escalation measures

Utilizes critical thinking skills and provides the appropriate level of force for the situation

Responds to and activates the appropriate emergency response code

Interacts with and provides assistance to Police, Fire, EMS and other emergency staff as required.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications

• High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

• Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security or closely related field is preferred

• 2 years of security or law enforcement experience is preferred

• 2 years of healthcare or education experience is preferred

Licenses and Certifications

DL - Drivers License Class C and insurable Upon Hire Required And

Peace Officer Upon Hire Required And

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Upon Hire Required And

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually 6 Months Required Or

CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 30 Days Required And

ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training maintained annually 12 Months Required

Skills

• Must complete a polygraph test and psychological evaluation. May be subject to further written and/or oral pre-assignment test/training. Must be able to follow, practice and utilize the Peace Officer Weapons Standard and Qualification General Order to ensure the safety of officers, hospital staff, patients and visitors. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of customer-based Peace Officer management techniques. Must be able to deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Must be able to make sound judgments. Must be able to testify in court to present case facts.

• Pursuant to TCOLE Declaration of Medical Condition, Commission Rule 215.15 (c), 217.1 (a), 217.7 (e) new license applicants must complete both a physical exam and drug screen. Licensee Officers with more than a 180-day break in service need drug screen only. Must obtain a Mental Health Officer Certification through TCOLE within two years of employment in this position.

• Must possess the ability to physically defend and/or restrain people.

• Must possess the ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person using the English language; and the demonstrated use of good verbal communication skills.

• Must possess the ability to interact effectively with peers, executive and medical staff, department heads and staff in other departments, patients/families, vendors and other customers in a manner that represents Texas Health Resources positively.

• Must be able to write clear and concise detailed incident reports and various other reports as required.

• Must possess the ability to investigate, analyze, and resolve non-routine issues and problems.

• Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance.

• Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner.

• Requires special protective equipment, training, and adherence to prescribed rules and procedures.

• Must possess ability to use a computer and electronic equipment.

• Must possess high levels of alertness.

• Must possess high levels of attention to details.

• Must possess visual and mental concentration on instruments, dials, readouts, displays, etc.

• Must possess the ability to observe and rapidly react to changing situations and operations.

• Must possess precise hand-eye coordination and fine motor dexterity.

• Must possess the ability to continuously stand, walk, or move around the work place.

• Must be willing and able to travel to other Texas Health Resources locations, external offices and outpatient clinics as needed.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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