Armed Security PRN

  • HCA
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 26915-84925

PRN/Per Diem


Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center - Cypress, Texas

Armed Security - PRN

Since 1983, Cypress Fairbank Medical Center has offered a wide array of health services and specialties. At Cy-Fair Hospital, you'll find 24-hour emergency care, a Primary Stroke Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center, pediatric care, bariatrics, ob-gyn services and more.
Cy-Fair Hospital works to meet the community's needs with four emergency rooms at the hospital and three offsite, as well as two urgent care facilities offering night and weekend hours.

Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center is currently looking for a Armed Security

General Responsibilities

The role of the Hospital Law Enforcement (LE) Officer is to prevent criminal activity, disturbances and other unwanted incidents from occurring by conducting proactive security patrols and remaining highly visible in public areas .

Hospital LE Officers are responsible for securing the medical center's public areas such as:
1. Parking areas and garages
2. Lobby areas
3. Internal public areas, i.e., hallways, cafeteria, etc.
4. Emergency department waiting room and the surrounding exterior areas
5. Building perimeter and access points.
Emergency Department

Due to the nature of emergency medical services, the Emergency Department, and surrounding exterior areas, is considered a location with unique security risks requiring a higher security presence.
1. Hospital LE Officers, in supplementing the medical center's uniformed security force, shall concentrate their activity in the public areas surrounding the emergency room.

Responsibilities include:
a. Securing the emergency room's parking areas.
b. Monitoring and controlling access to the waiting room.
c. Controlling and maintaining unobstructed pedestrian, and ambulance, access to emergency services.
d. Proactively preventing criminal activity and disturbances by remaining highly visible in public areas.
e. Completing a daily activity report documenting: 1) responses to requests for assistance by staff and visitors, 2) unusual incidents, and 3) security issues, or concerns that should be brought to the attention of hospital Administration.
f. Enforcing public law in compliance with the policies and procedures of the Harris County Police Department .

Deputies shall not enter patient care areas, such as the interior treatment area of the emergency room, or patient rooms, unless requested to do so by clinical staff in response to activity which would normally require law enforcement intervention.


Licensure/certification/registration: Must have a valid license as an Officer of the Law in the State of Texas.

Experience Required: Graduate of an accredited law enforcement training facility. No less then 1 year as an Officer of the Law

Special Skills & Qualifications: Must demonstrate intelligence, accuracy, ability to cooperate, a neat pleasant appearance. Fill task in accordance with local, state, federal and hospital requirements. Demonstrate promptness in keeping with the prestige and image of the department and hospital. Must be able to function effectively with minimum and remote supervision.

EDUCATION: (indicate minimum)

College level: Associate Bachelors Masters

High school plus some college or business training


Professional School

High school education / GED

Technical or Vocational training

High school diploma not required

AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED: See Age Specific Competency where applicable Not Applicable


0 - 1 year = Infant


17 - 64 years = Adult


1 - 16 years = Pediatric


65 years + = Geriatric



Manage stress appropriately


Make decisions under pressure


Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence of others


Handle multiple priorities


Work alone


Work in areas that are confined and/or crowded


Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy


Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold

Exposure to high pitched noises


Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter


Exposure to communicable diseases

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Blood born pathogen exposure (Risk Low High)

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Gaseous risk exposure

Last Edited: 02/25/2018