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Security Officer

Job in Houston - Harris County - TX Texas - USA , 77246
Company: Houston Methodist Hospital
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-07-02
Job specializations:
  • Security
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Security Officer-Evenings


At Houston Methodist, the Security Officer position is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors by patrolling and monitoring hospital premises and personnel. This position provides assistance with personal protection, traffic control and emergency response services. The Security Officer position may employ Houston Methodist-approved defensive tactics to ensure patient, staff and visitor safety.


PEOPLE - 25%

  • Maintains high customer satisfaction while providing the highest level of safety and security to patients, visitors, staff and assets. (EF)
  • Uses professional telephone etiquette. Communicates effectively with management and coworkers on tasks, processes and procedures. (EF)
  • Actively responds to requests for personal security coverage, assistance with directions, information and guidance. (EF)
  • Promotes a positive work environment and contributes to a dynamic, team focused work unit that actively helps one another to achieve optimal department results. (EF)

  • SERVICE - 25%

  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling facilities; monitoring surveillance cameras; monitoring access points permitting entry as needed. (EF)
  • Responds to all radio dispatches, answers calls and complaints and accurately assesses, responds timely, provides appropriate assistance and makes recommendations as needed for all emergent situations. (EF)


  • Accurately communicates and/or generates and completes reports by recording occurrences, information, observations, surveillance activities and conducting witness interviews. (EF)
  • Responds immediately to all emergency codes and takes appropriate action. (EF)
  • Maintains a safe environment, following all policies and procedures for safety, hazardous material, emergency preparedness and HIPAA. (EF)

  • FINANCE - 10%

  • Prevents loss and damage by reporting irregularities, informing violators of policy and procedures. (EF)
  • Utilizes and maintains HM and department equipment according to manufacturer specifications. (EF)
  • Self-motivated to independently manage time effectively and prioritize daily tasks. Uses resources effectively and efficiently; does not waste supplies, minimizing incidental overtime, optimizing efficiency in all areas according to department specifications. (EF)


  • Implements actions that promote workplace safety culture and proactively prevents workplace violence. (EF)
  • Supports hospital and department goals and offers innovative solutions through participation in department projects. Assumes responsibility for self-growth and development by participating in in-services programs and continuing education (EF)

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.


    • High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)


    • Criminal justice, security or related experience preferred

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