Armed Guard
UMC Health System
 Lubbock, TX

Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country About UMC Magnet Designated 501 licensed beds Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only BICU DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly #The Benefits Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage Dental Vision# Paid Time Off with Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year Paid Sick Time Off 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure Free Life Insurance Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care # Equal Opportunity Employer # General Job / Performance Information Education and Experience High School diploma or GED. Previous law enforcement, military, correctional or security experience. Environmental / Working Conditions Must be able to work in adverse temperatures or climatic conditions. Respond to any type of emergency 24 hours a day. Could come in contact with infectious diseases, toxic or irritant chemicals. Must be able to work flexible hours, all shifts. Security Guards will at some point find themselves in a situation where patients and or visitors are not cooperative or even confrontational. These types of situations may result in the officer having to defend themselves or protect others from harm. The application of restraints may be necessary on patients and or visitors who pose a threat to themselves or others. Patients will be restrained utilizing patient restraints. Visitors may be restrained utilizing department issued hand restraints. May be exposed to harmful and dangerous chemicals. May be exposed to infectious bacteria and diseases. Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships None Job Description Provides protective service for the entire hospital, the enforcement of hospital policies and parking and traffic control, a valid Texas driver license is required. Duties involve the enforcement of rules and regulations pertaining to the operation and parking of vehicles as well as the security of persons, buildings, and property on hospital premises. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established procedures and is evaluated on the effective implementation of hospital regulations and adherence to departmental guidelines. Security is responsible for morgue duties. Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations Must possess or be able to obtain a Texas Private Security Bureau Registration as a Level IV Personal Protection Officer. Physical Capabilities Must be able to perform moderate to heavy physical exertion. Standing and walking for long periods of time. Physically restrain patients or unruly visitors when necessary. Assist in moving patients. Skills and Abilities Ability to learn the policies and procedures of both the hospital and department. Ability to learn the location of buildings, departments and offices at the hospital. Ability to react calmly and to perform physically strenuous activities in an emergency situation. Skill in courteously, effectively and tactfully assisting employees, visitors and patients.

Mission Statement:

Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow's healthcare professionals.

Vision Statement:

To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country

About UMC

  • Magnet Designated
  • 501 licensed beds
  • Regions only Level I Trauma Center
  • Regions only BICU
  • DNV accredited
  • Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
  • Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly

The Benefits

  • Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid Time Off with Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care

Equal Opportunity Employer

General Job / Performance Information

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Previous law enforcement, military, correctional or security experience.

Environmental / Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work in adverse temperatures or climatic conditions. Respond to any type of emergency 24 hours a day. Could come in contact with infectious diseases, toxic or irritant chemicals. Must be able to work flexible hours, all shifts.

Security Guards will at some point find themselves in a situation where patients and or visitors are not cooperative or even confrontational. These types of situations may result in the officer having to defend themselves or protect others from harm.

The application of restraints may be necessary on patients and or visitors who pose a threat to themselves or others. Patients will be restrained utilizing patient restraints. Visitors may be restrained utilizing department issued hand restraints.

May be exposed to harmful and dangerous chemicals. May be exposed to infectious bacteria and diseases.

Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships

  • None

Job Description

  • Provides protective service for the entire hospital, the enforcement of hospital policies and parking and traffic control, a valid Texas driver license is required. Duties involve the enforcement of rules and regulations pertaining to the operation and parking of vehicles as well as the security of persons, buildings, and property on hospital premises. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established procedures and is evaluated on the effective implementation of hospital regulations and adherence to departmental guidelines. Security is responsible for morgue duties.

Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a Texas Private Security Bureau Registration as a Level IV Personal Protection Officer.

Physical Capabilities

  • Must be able to perform moderate to heavy physical exertion. Standing and walking for long periods of time. Physically restrain patients or unruly visitors when necessary. Assist in moving patients.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn the policies and procedures of both the hospital and department. Ability to learn the location of buildings, departments and offices at the hospital. Ability to react calmly and to perform physically strenuous activities in an emergency situation. Skill in courteously, effectively and tactfully assisting employees, visitors and patients.