Security Officer - Armed
Additional Information About the Role
- Work hours will be 5:30 am to 2:00 pm
- Must be available to work weekends.
- Shift Differential pay for Evenings, Midnights and Weekends
- Excellent Benefits Package
- Paid professional academy style training
- Opportunities for advancement
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St. Louis Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children’s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to “do what’s right for kids.”
Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children’s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
St. Louis Children’s consistently ranks among America’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children’s was one of eight children’s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children’s has been designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC).
The Armed Security Officer provides continuous patrols of the Barnes Jewish Hospital / St. Louis Children?s Hospital / Washington University Medical Campus, within St. Louis City, being attentive and alert to the safety and welfare of visitors, patients, volunteers, staff, employee, and hospital property. Interacts with the residents and visitors to St. Louis City as well as communicates with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
ResponsibilitiesIndividuals must be 21 years or older to work in this position.Responds to an array of emergency and non-emergency situations within the Barnes Jewish Hospital / St. Louis Childrens Hospital and Washington University Medical Campus, in St. Louis City, according to approved, established Department protocol.Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities, information violators of policy and procedures.Mitigates crisis situations, such as responding to disturbances, fires, crimes against persons and property. Maintains the organization?s stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements and interacting with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department as necessary.Complete reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities; interviewing witnesses; obtaining signatures.Secures the premises and personnel; monitor surveillance equipment; inspect buildings; equipment and access points; permitting entry into Barnes Jewish Hospital / St. Louis Childrens Hospital / Washington University Medical Complex by continuous patrols.BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED
Supervisor ExperienceNo Experience
Licenses & CertificationsValid Driver's License