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Direcotr - Safety & Security-STHS McAllen-FT-days

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:



Directs assigned personnel and coordinates the activities of the Department of Public Safety in order to provide effective public safety services. Directs the provision of patrol services, investigative services, training services, access control, badging services, parking services and telecommunication services. Ensures operational alignment with strategic PHC objectives. Enforces all PHC regulations, and applicable state and federal laws. Advocates for increased crime prevention, workplace violence prevention, and a secure work environment. Ability to learn and operate computerized security systems, CCTV monitoring equipment, and standard 2-way radios. Skill and ability in Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. Identifies complex problems and reviews related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Gather data, analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Possess public/human relations skills, able to cope with stress and emergency situations. Establish and maintain effective cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Write clear and comprehensive status reports, and correspondence; present ideas and information effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to facilitate change processes and work collaboratively with diverse, multidisciplinary teams. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.



  1. Seven (7) years general security, military or other public safety experience and three (3) years of leadership experience required.

  2. Master's Degree preferred

  3. Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (IAHSS) preferred

  4. Active Georgia Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) certification preferred

  5. Carry less lethal weapons such as a Taser CEW and/or an expandable baton required

  6. May be required to carry company approved firearm

  7. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.


BS/ BA in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Healthcare Management, or another related field required.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, McAllen , Direcotr - Safety & Security-STHS McAllen-FT-days, Other , Mcallen, Texas

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