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Texas Health Resources Security Communication Specialist in Fort Worth, Texas

Security Communication Specialist-Campus Security

Seeking a skilled Security Communication Specialist. Is that you?

Work location: 1301 Pennsylvania Ave Ft Worth, TX 76104

Work hours: Hours as needed

Department highlights:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has a longstanding history of providing advanced medical care. Serving North Texas as a designated Emergency Center of Excellence by Emergency Excellence, the hospital has also been awarded the highest advanced certification by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and is the first hospital in the country to earn the prestigious designation as a Joint Commission Primary Heart Attack Center. Additionally, it is only the second hospital in the nation to earn the Gold Seal of Approval for Brain Tumor Certification by The Joint Commission. We also offer outstanding care for growing families and have been voted the "Best Place to Have a Baby" 20 times by readers of  Fort Worth Child  magazine. After 90 years of service, our commitment to the growing community remains strong.

Here’s What You Need

Education

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Req

Experience

1 Year Security or Police Dispatcher Req

Licenses and Certifications

Basic Telecommunications Certification 2 Years Req

Skills

Excellent customer service skills. Good verbal and written communication skills, evidenced by demeanor and previous training. Basic computer skills with MS Office and knowledge of a CAD system software. Must be able to give accurate geographical directions and maintain a positive attitude when giving details. Must be able to communicate calmly and speak clearly. Must be able to handle stress and have working knowledge of the keyboard. Knowledge of CAD system software is a must as well as basic computer skills. Must be flexible with schedule, be available to take on-call and work any shift: days, nights, or weekends is also a must.

What You Will Do

Receive incoming telephone or alarm system calls regarding emergency and non-emergency police and security services, information, and after-hours calls for departments.

Question callers to determine their locations, and the nature of their problems to determine type of response needed.

Determine response requirements and relative priorities of situations, and dispatch units in accordance with established procedures.

Record details of calls, dispatches, and messages.

Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.

Enter information into databases or software programs.

Monitor alarm systems to detect emergencies such as fires and illegal entry into establishments.

Monitor and operate security video system to observe and detect potential issues.

Maintain access to, and security of, highly sensitive materials.

Relay information and messages to and from emergency sites, and to all other individuals or groups requiring notification. 20%

Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.

Adjust office equipment to ensure proper operation.

Report maintenance or equipment problems to personnel.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • 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

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