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Detroit Medical Center: Security Police Officer Closing Date: January 19, 2024

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is DMC's largest hospital, offering a comprehensive heart center, cancer care, gerontology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and cosmetic services. Sinai-Grace's joint replacement program features a revolutionary minimally invasive knee and hip replacement surgery that attracts patients from all over the country. Sinai-Grace operates more than 21 outpatient care sites and ambulatory surgery centers throughout Wayne and Oakland Counties and is one of 10 hospitals in the nation to be awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to help set the standards of cardiac care for hospitals and physicians throughout the nation.

SUMMARY:

  • Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides protection to hospital, patients, visitors, employees and their property.
  • Performs duties where possessing a firearm is deemed necessary.
  • Presents a visible security presence in order to prevent the appearance of criminal opportunity. Performs patrols of assigned area; maintains awareness of environment and observes potential security risks, takes appropriate action to prevent or suppress activity contrary to hospital rules and regulations which is criminal and/or which poses a safety hazard to persons and/or property.
  • Performs duties where possessing a firearm is deemed necessary such as, armed escorts/transports, bank escorts, mobile patrols, etc.
  • Assists patients, guest and staff by providing general information. Provides access control by checking badges and passes and identification of persons entering the hospital to prevent entry of unauthorized persons into business and patient care areas. Checks packages being brought into or removed from hospital building and grounds.
  • Performs public service duties as needed (i.e., escorts patients, guests or employees; assists persons locked out of vehicles or rooms; opens or locks doors; provides battery boosts). Assists with restraints and lifting of patients as needed.
  • Investigates complaints regarding parking, safety and security matters, disorderly or suspicious persons, etc. Prepares reports documenting all significant events and investigations, crimes committed, lost or found property, safety hazards, repair requests, and the like.
  • Patrol parking lots and decks to maintain security. Ensures compliance with parking regulations and observes hazardous conditions when present. Directs traffic on hospital premises as required.
  • Monitors security and fire equipment, such as alarms, cameras, control gates and the like. Answer telephones and provides information to public and hospital staff as needed.
  • Engages in opportunities for additional education and training in criminal law, first aid, defensive tactics and other topics relevant to security.
  • Assists in releasing bodies from morgue.
  • Responds to Emergency Codes in accordance with Hospital and/or Security Department policies.
  • Promotes the values of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to quality, community welfare, respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication, innovation and education and efficient and effective resource use.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and four (4) years experience in public law enforcement, military police or armed hospital security.
  • OR Minimum of two years college course work in criminal justice, security administration or related program, and (3) years experience in public law enforcement, military police or armed hospital security.
  • OR Completion of State of Michigan MCOLES certified police academy and (3) years experience in public law enforcement, military police or armed hospital security.
  • OR Bachelors degree in criminal justice, security administration or related area with participation in security or law enforcement through an internship or volunteer work such as police reserve program.
  • Valid State of Michigan drivers license. Must be eligible for coverage as a driver of DMC vehicles by the DMC?s insurance carrier.
  • Successful completion of Public Act 330 certification program.
  • Concealed Weapons Permit (for guns) required.

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