Texas Health Methodist Hospital Fort Worth seeks to hire a Police Officer PRN to work as needed.
The address is 1301 Pruitt Street Fort Worth, TX 76104
Salary range is minimum $19.82/hr to max $34.32/hr based on relevant experience
The work schedule is as needed
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
The ideal candidate possess the following:
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
Licenses and Certifications
DL - Drivers License Class C and insurable Upon Hire Required And
Peace Officer Upon Hire Required
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 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 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.
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