Under the general direction of the Facilities Director, this position is responsible for assisting in the administration and technical operations of the security provided by the Williamson County Sheriff Officers. This includes providing security for patients, employees and visitors; protecting Hospital buildings, assets and patrolling interior and exterior premises as assigned. This position is filled with currently licensed (peace officers) public law enforcement will be able to assume the role and responsibilities of their public post, in the event of a national or local emergency or other similar incident as deemed appropriate by local, state and or federal law.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Consults with and keeps director informed of activities, needs, and problems in assigned areas.
- Responds to inquires for advice or assistance from Hospital personnel, students, and visitors; assists in intervening in physical confrontations with violent persons.
- Reports safety and/or fire hazards or security violations.
- Escorts personnel to parking lots and Hospital buildings when requested.
- Participates in investigations; maintains records and prepares incident reports and other documents pertinent to security activities.
- Responds to scene and provides necessary controls involving disasters, fires, alarms, codes, or emergency incidents and their associated drills.
- Inspects and ascertains ownership of property being removed from campus.
- Maintains services in accordance with the standards established by the Hospital, Federal, State, and local standards.
- Participates in performance improvement activities in conjunction with Hospital programs to facilitate the delivery of quality services in the most cost-effective manner possible.
- Facilitates communication between the Security Department and other Hospital departments to enhance services.
- Maintains high degree of competency in the provision of department services in order to provide appropriate supervision of personnel directly responsible for these services.
- Performs other related duties as assigned by Security Supervisor.
- Employee reflects Round Rock Medical Center/HCA values and a sensitivity to Round Rock Medical Center/HCA ethics and compliance principals in his/her daily activities. Adheres to policies on appropriate access. Respects patient confidentiality. Upholds code of conduct.
- Assists with 30 and 90 day rounding on new hires, annual staff evaluations and staff counselings as directed.
2. Technical Duties
· Exhibits a working knowledge of City, State and Federal laws, ordinances, and regulations, and their functional process.
- Utilizes all equipment in the Department effectively and safely with ability to train and supervise others in the use of this equipment.
- Utilizes appropriate principles related to safety and security in the provision of services and in the supervision of other personnel performing these services.
- Communicates effectively verbally and in writing to complete Daily Activity Reports (DAR’s), Incident Reports and fulfill position responsibilities.
· Maintains own professional growth through appropriate organizations, workshops, seminars, and other educational endeavors.
· Actively participates in Hospital and Departmental committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input regarding improving the quality of services in the facility.
- Ensures that problems or concerns regarding the Security Department and other related areas are communicated with the Security Supervisor.
- The Position will insure that all documentation turned in are correct, checks the exiting officers duties and work prior to end of shift and reports any discrepancies to the Security Supervisor and law enforcement liaison.
· Appropriately access secured rooms with locked medication storage containers in order to perform assigned job function, which does not include management if medications.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read and interpret technical journals, procedures, and state and government regulations. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from patients, employees, regulatory agencies, or the community. Ability to write reports.
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Have met the certification standards set forth by Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and state requirements as it pertains to the use of authorized equipment. Must maintain TCLEOSE requirements of a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education every 24 months. Minimum of one year experience as a security/law enforcement position.
Preferred: Minimum of one year experience as a security/law enforcement position in a healthcare
environment or a military medical field.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Required: A current Basic Texas Peace Officer certification from TCLEOSE and a valid Texas Drivers License.
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