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Texas Health Dallas

The Texas Health Dallas Security department provides a variety of security services for the entire system. Security Staff are assigned to the entire THD campus 24 hours a day seven days a week. The campus encompasses 68 acres with 17 buildings, 15 parking lots, an estimated 4, 411 employees, physicians, tenants, and volunteers.

Texas Health Dallas is seeking a Sergeant in the Security Department

Full Time: 40 hours per week
Variable shifts and days

Minimum Education Requirements:
High School Graduate required
Associates Degree preferred

Minimum Licensure / Certification Requirements:
Must be licensed by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education; certified in IAHSS Basic Training Program; have a valid Texas Class C Driver’s License and be insurable

Minimum Experience Requirements:
Must have 3 years of police and/or law enforcement training; of which one must be supervision.

Minimum Skill Requirements:
Must have effective oral and written communication skills, Must be able to deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner. Must be able to make sound judgments. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer skills, including database, spreadsheet, and word-processing programs.


Direct Reports to this position: Police Officers, Public Service Officers, Dispatchers, and Driver Bus

- Leads security briefing for officers to communicate pertinent information and distribute equipment to officers.
- Supervises operations within the assigned shift to maximize the safety of patients, staff, visitors, property and the security of THD buildings, equipment, grounds and parking facilities.
- Responds to calls for service and disturbances in a timely manner to ensure actions taken are consistent with established policies and procedures. - Attends meetings as assigned to share information and promote a better understanding of security issues, policies/procedures, needs, etc.
- Prepares schedules for staff as assigned or providing coverage during unscheduled absences.
- Selects, trains, motivate, and evaluate assigned staff to maximize utilization of individual and group capabilities, while providing optimal service to internal and external customers.
- Responsible for coordinating training for all assigned staff; works with employees to assist them with their personal development, ensuring that good performance is recognized, and work deficiencies are addressed in a timely manner; implements necessary accountability procedures as needed.
- Produces and presents various shift reports and other necessary correspondence to ensure that quality documentation is maintained.
- Assists the Lieutenant/Chief in addressing personnel-related issues. Assures officers follow through with day-to-day duties. Providing input on competencies and annual performance.
- Follows and assures that officers comply with hospital and department policies in relation to work assignments and appearance.
- Acts as an informational resource and interprets policies and procedures as needed.
- Responsible for reassigning officers as necessary to complete calls, assuring appropriate coverage for the detail.
- Stays abreast of the latest developments, advancements and trends in corporate and healthcare security by attending seminars/workshops, reading professional journals, maintaining knowledge of current licensure rules and regulations.
- Maintains a positive working relationship with PHD staff, police departments, fire departments and various agencies to ensure security/safety issues and concerns are appropriately addressed, researched and resolved.
- Perform other duties as assigned

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence
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