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Truman Medical Center Security Assistant - Health Science District (7:00pm - 7:30am) in United States

Security Assistant - Health Science District (7:00pm - 7:30am)

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job LocationTMC - Hospital Hill


Position TypeFull time

Work Schedule7:00PM - 7:30AM

Hours Per Week40

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

The primary functions of the Security Assistant is to operate the metal detector, provide security assistance at the bump-out location and issue visitor passes to those requesting access to the emergency department and inpatient units after normal open hours. Additionally, the Security Assistant provides security services to ensure safety of patients, staff, visitors and property; performs a variety of duties related to patients, guests and clients entering, leaving, and maneuvering the buildings and grounds at Truman Medical Center; monitors the conduct of clients while at Truman Medical Center, and reports any unusual activity to the Security supervisor. Utilizes good customer service in the discharge of duties.Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Experience providing customer service

  • Writing skills to complete forms and write reports

  • Good verbal communications skills

  • Ability to work a flexed schedule and overtime as assigned

  • Must be able to obtain a Private Officer Commission with Kansas City, Mo PD during department new-hire orientation and maintain it for continuation of position assignment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in a security department

Working at Truman Medical Centers is about making a difference. It's providing the best care to every patient every day.