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Certified Peace Officer

Company: Common Spirit
Location: Spring
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Provides the highest level of safety and security by patrolling assigned areas of the CHI St. Luke's Health System to deter, detect and investigate crime and/or any suspicious activity which could cause harm to individuals or property; effective monitoring of electronic surveillance equipment; effective monitoring of hospital emergency systems and ability to dispatch appropriate personnel via radio. Provides information and assistance to patients, employees and visitors. He/she writes detailed incident reports, and other reports as required. The position must take and maintain control of disruptive individuals for arrest by local law enforcement.



* Responsible for patrolling assigned areas, on foot or by vehicle, providing service and protection. Detects and investigates any suspicious person(s) or activity, and responds to crimes in progress, crimes that have already occurred, disturbances, accidents, various public service calls, and other miscellaneous incidents.
* Investigates complaints, criminal incidents, suspicious activity and accidents. Prepares detailed written incident reports.
* When assigned to dispatch, effectively monitors electronic surveillance equipment to identify any suspicious person(s) or activity and dispatches appropriate personnel to investigate.
* Provides general information and assistance to patients, visitors and employees, including safety related escorts as requested.
* Collaborates with various hospital department personnel and external agencies to gather and exchange information; promote departmental services provided to the campus community.
* Assure proper working order of departmental equipment; notify appropriate personnel when repairs and/or maintenance is necessary.
* Screen and intervene as necessary to confront and restrain hostile and abusive persons in a manner necessary to reduce risk of personal injury to patients, visitors or employees, and to minimize the disruption of the hospital operations.



Education and Licensure


* High School Diploma/GED
* State of Texas Certified Peace Officer certification
* Valid State of Texas Motor Vehicle Operator

Minimum Experience

* Three (3) years of experience.


The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

Keywords: Common Spirit, Houston , Certified Peace Officer, Other , Spring, Texas

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