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Public Safety Officer

Harlingen Medical Center Harlingen Per Diem
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Overview

Implements Security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security Officers’ rounds.  Coordinates facility response to various potential problems for patients, employees, and visitors.  Enforces policy & procedure, ensuring equitable enforcement.  Establishes guidelines and perpetual monitoring techniques, towards establishing a safe workplace for employees and a safe environment of care.  Works with the Environment of Care committee to ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to security and safety.  Participates in employee awareness and education.  Coordinates hospital motor pool, Parking Policy, Lost and Found Policy, and storage container activity.  Driving as needed for company business.

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Responsibilities

1.Ensures that the facility and campus is safe. Performs checks/surveys of interior areas and well as exterior areas of the facility. Ensures that specific areas are locked & secure. 2.Documents all checks/surveys and incidents on daily reports & incident reports.3.Intervenes and/or assists when potential violence in indicated. Uses proper techniques to alleviate potential violence and assists the staff in properly restraining violent persons when necessary for the safety of the person and or staff. 4.Identifies potential security issues and takes appropriate action for correction.5.Performs security services for the staff and investigates security incidents.  6.Maintains the operation of all security equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment.7.Able to execute emergency procedures in a crisis situation involving a disaster situation. Able to execute emergency procedure and properly secure the facility.  8.Will inspect and monitor facility plant equipment in the absence of Engineering staff. Able to verify that all gauges are in normal parameters and reset equipment as directed by the Engineering staff.  Able to record pertinent information on the log book. 9.Will perform minor adjustments to facility equipment in the absence of Engineering staff. Able to perform minor adjustments to thermostats and other related equipment.10.Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications

Implements Security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security Officers’ rounds.  Coordinates facility response to various potential problems for patients, employees, and visitors.  Enforces policy & procedure, ensuring equitable enforcement.  Establishes guidelines and perpetual monitoring techniques, towards establishing a safe workplace for employees and a safe environment of care.  Works with the Environment of Care committee to ensure a multi-disciplinary approach to security and safety.  Participates in employee awareness and education.  Coordinates hospital motor pool, Parking Policy, Lost and Found Policy, and storage container activity.  Driving as needed for company business.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
 

Skills required

Law Enforcement
Carry
Hazard
Preparedness
Hazardous Materials
Security Management
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Welcome to the award winning Harlingen Medical Center a nationally
recognized leader in community healthcare delivery.
Harlingen Medical Center is a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital that
specializes in the areas of Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss), Cardiology,
Critical Care / ICU, Emergency Room (Advanced Level IV) Trauma Center,
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetric &
Gynecology, Operating Room (Surgical Services), Orthopedic, Pediatric,
Radiology / Imaging, Respiratory, Sleep Study, Speech Pathology, Thoracic
Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Wellness Screenings, and Wound
Healing.
Our concept of "Patient Focused Care" puts you, the patient,
first! The design, management, staffing, and operation of our hospital are
focused on your needs and overall comfort. Each caregiver is highly skilled and
cross-trained in various fields, thus providing you with high quality care,
always.
Harlingen Medical Center provides patient education through a
multidisciplinary team working to address all scopes of the health care needs
of patients.
Thank you for choosing Harlingen Medical Center to meet your healthcare needs!

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