Responsible for planning, implementing, administering, supervising, and assuming responsibility for the Security Department activities to provide a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and employees on hospital property.
Bachelors degree preferred or a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement/Security Management preferred or equivalent security experience, preferably in healthcare setting.
Must be a Level 3 Security Officer (Texas and New Mexico) prior to hire or appointment.
Must be a Licensed Security Officer (Louisiana) prior to hire or appointment.
Must complete IAHSS Supervisors Course within one (1) year of appointment or hire
Five years of experience in law enforcement and/or security with supervisory experience.
Must have a thorough knowledge of applicable state laws.
High code of ethics, honesty, and courtesy.
Must be able to remain rational and calm under stress.
Required to demonstrate proficiencies in all patient age categories.
Must be capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English).
Required to obtain professional certification of CHPA or CPP within one year of appointment.
Must pass a psychological screening before appointment or provide proof of same.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.