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Officer-Secondary Employment - ME Security Baptist Memphis

Job ID: 22254
Job Category: Facilities & Security
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Part Time
Work Schedule: Evenings
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Location: Memphis, TN


The Armed Police Officer is responsible for patrolling the hospital and grounds to ensure a safe, secure environment for Associates, patients and their family members, and other visitors to the hospital. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in BMH Mission, Vision and Values.


  • Patrols hospital, parking and/or assigned area to ensure safety and security for patients, staff and visitors of the campus.
  • Conduct regular patrols of campus, i.e., van, shuttle, footpatrol.
  • Monitor parking lots, physician offices and the building perimeter
  • Monitor the hospital CCTV system
  • Monitor entrances of the hospital
  • Provides a visible uniformed presence on campus
  • Use proper communication skills for radio and telephone.
  • Use verbal de-escalation methods to control disagreements
  • Maintains appearance and equipment in accordance with Memphis Police Department Policy and Procedure
  • Maintains order and enforces Tennessee Law/City of Memphis ordinances
  • Comply with HIPPA, EMTALA and all other laws involving patient rights
  • Assist with parking enforcement in restricted areas, such as fire zones
  • Assist Baptist Hospital security as necessary to maintain safety and security on campus.
  • Assist with emergency response activities during disasters
  • Assist in the event of a fire (RACE/PASS)
  • Manage/maintain security equipment and report issues to leadership
  • Confront unauthorized persons for questioning
  • Notify leadership of physical security or safety hazards identified
  • Complete all required training for healthcare security
  • Coordinates with hospital staff regarding non-police related situations

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: College level course in Criminal Justice.

Minimum: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required.


Preferred: One (1) year of law enforcement

Minimum: Primary Employment as Post Certified Officer w/the Memphis Police Department

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: POST Cerfication

Minimum: Valid driver's license and the ability to be insured required.

Special Skills

Minimum: "Knowledge of security and criminal investigation methods. Ability to carry out assigned duties. Ability to exhibit appropriate behavior when greeting and assisting members of the public. Ability to understand and prepare written materials at a moderate level, such as Incident Reports. Ability to communicate effectively and verbally deescalate patients, staff and visitors when necessary. Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment. Ability to organize multiple tasks and maintain control of work flow. Ability to maintain working relationship with co-workers."


Preferred: Completion of CIT training and taser certification.

Minimum: OC or Pepper Spray, Baton Certification. Possess or have the ability to obtain CPR/BLS/De-escalation certification within 14 days of hire.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 17626 - Officer-Secondary Employment
Facility: BMH - Memphis Hospital
Department: ME Security Baptist Memphis
Category: Facilities & Security
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Part Time
Work Schedule: Evenings
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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