Security Officer- PRN in Harlingen, TX at Harlingen Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/12/2019

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Job Description


Performs 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. Follows 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.  Driving as needed for company business.


Ensures that the facility and campus is safe. Performs checks/surveys of interior areas as well as exterior areas of the facility. Ensures that specific areas are locked & secure. Documents all checks/surveys and incidents on daily Security Officer Report & incident reports.  Includes the following on all incident reports submitted:  Who, What, When, Where and factual summary of incident. 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. Identifies potential security issues and takes appropriate action for correction.Performs security services for the staff and investigates security incidents.  Maintains the operation of all security equipment and reports malfunctioning equipment.Able to execute emergency procedures in a crisis situation involving a disaster situation. Able to execute emergency procedure and properly secure the facility.  Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • BVP within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.

  • Experience in Healthcare security or related field preferred

  • Level II (or higher) Non-Commissioned License (Texas Private Security) pocket card by the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS) within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Handcuff Certification within six (6) months of hire.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

  • Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

  • Must have valid Texas Driver’s License at time of hire.

  • Must maintain a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Federal and State regulations. 



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