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Texas Health Resources POLICE OFFICER in Fort Worth, Texas

Police Officer – PRN As Needed – Fort Worth

We’re looking for qualified Police Officers like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 1301 Pruitt Street Fort Worth, TX 76104

  • Work Environment: Campus Security

  • Work hours: PRN As Needed

  • Salary range: $21.76 to Max.$34.32 per hour (based on relevant experience)

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Required

  • Associate's Degree Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security or closely related field. Preferred

  • 2 Years Security or law enforcement Preferred and

  • 2 Years Healthcare or education Preferred

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

  • Must complete a personal history statement 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 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.

Responsibilities 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

Why Texas Health

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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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