Mentor Security Officer - Armed, 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

Job Description

Job ID: 1194184
Employment Status: Full-Time
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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

Responsibilities include continuous patrols of the medical center, while being attentive and alert to the safety and welfare of visitors, patients, employees and hospital property. Other responsibilities include the implementation of staff education and professional development programs that ensure officer maintain required certifications. Acts in the role of a department trainer for last two phases of new hire training and for re-certification training for existing officers.


  • Responds to emergency situations according to approved, established Security Department protocol.
  • Completes routine patrol activities while being alert and attentive to the safety and welfare of visitors, patients, volunteers, staff, employees, and hospital property.
  • Mentors officers in areas of job performance identified as needing improvement. Documents actions taken to address these identified areas. Conducts training for new hire officers in basic core tasks routinely assigned to Public Safety officers.
  • Functions as a department resource trainer and conducts training necessary for officers to maintain mandated certification and licensing. Field trainer for officers when come out of Academy. Get every new hire for 10 day- shifts then officer goes to their specific shift for 5 additional days for OTJ training for their specific shift duties.
  • Completes required documentation for all annual department training conducted. This includes certification, re-certification and in-service training courses for existing officers. Documents in detail all remedial training addressing officer deficiencies. Examples include: CPR, ASP(ASP Baton/Collapsible Baton) Training, Defensive Tactics, Non-violent Crisis Intervention

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Applicable govt regulations
  • ASP Baton Certification
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • PPCT
  • PD - PSAL


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree

    Licenses & Certifications

  • ASP Instuctor Certification
  • CPR/AED Instructor Cert
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intrven Inst

  • 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
    -  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

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    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