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Director of Security

We Are Hiring

Dir-Security - Security - Full-Time,Day - St Thomas Midtown Hospital - Nashville,TN

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to

Directs the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies.


  • Develops and implements policies and procedures which guide and support the provision of services and meets productivity plans.
  • Recommends department's requirements for space, equipment, and financial needs. Participates in the selection of sources for needed services.
  • Prepares budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding.
  • Oversees activities related to staffing including hiring, orienting, evaluating, coaching, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.
  • Monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness; develops and implements changes required for process improvement.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
  • Being a credible member of the Hospital Leadership team by understanding and organizing operations to provide high quality cost effective services. Modeling leadership and team play at all junctures; providing appropriate advice and council to staff to improve their effectiveness; and representing the vision, strategy and objectives of Saint Thomas Health Services.
  • Communicates clearly and can articulate difficult concepts; appropriately listens, asks questions, and shares information. Involves staffing decision making and resolution of issues. Creates a shared vision with staff and demonstrates the ability to articulate it clearly. Develops, energizes and motivates staff through example, coaching and teaching.
  • Coordinates and integrates services within the department and with other departments to fulfill the hospital strategic plan. Continually assesses and improves departmental operations and maintains appropriate quality control programs. Ensures that department operations comply with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards. Creates an culture of continuous quality improvement in service delivery and innovation.

What You Will Need


  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Industrial Hygienist. 
    • Law Enforcement. 
    • Safety Professional specializing in Healthcare. 
    • Associate Safety Professional. 


  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience required. 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred. 

  • Experience in security, law enforcement, military service or associated field
  • Experience and knowledge of law enforcement
  • Experinece in managing associates 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 366676
Category: Sfty Secrty and Envnt of Care
Facility: TNNAS ST Midtown Hospital
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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