BJC Healthcare ARMED SECURITY OFFICER in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The security division of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Department of Public Safety concentrates on the safety and security of patients, visitors, and staff within the hospital and on campus. The department provides field officers, Bike and mobile patrol, investigators, and a communication unit for monitoring alarm systems and dispatching officers to service and emergency calls. All officers are required to complete annual training that focuses on health care security.

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Role Purpose

Provides continuous patrols of the medical center, while being attentive and alert to the safety and welfare of visitors, patients, volunteers, staff, employees and hospital property.


  • Responds to emergency situations according to approved, established Security Department protocol.

  • Ensures equipment issued and used during the execution of duties is properly maintained.

  • Provides continuous security patrols of all areas of the medical center.

  • Mitigates crisis situations such as code responses, responding to disturbances, fires and disaster drills and situations.

  • Ensures proper documentation is completed on all patrol vehicles.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • Applicable govt regulations

Preferred Requirements


  • Associate's Degree

    • Criminal Justice/related

Licenses & Certifications

  • ASP Baton Certification



  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

  • PPCT

  • PD - PSUL

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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