- High School Diploma or GED
The Grandview Medical Center Police Department (GMCPD) operates 24/7/365 as a private police department recognized by the State of Ohio. Our department currently provides police services to six Kettering Health Network facilities, (Grandview, Southview, Soin, and Greene Memorial Medical Centers, Huber Heights and Preble County Emergency Departments) and operates two separate dispatch centers (Grandview and Soin).
Police Dispatchers primary function is coordinate emergency and non-emergency responses while accurately and calmly communicating pertinent information to responding officers. Police Dispatchers must professionally represent the GMCPD responding quickly and accurately to all telephone or radio inquiries to emergency medical situations and/or police related matters.
Responsibilities & Requirements
Requires ability to operate specialized communications radio equipment
Requires ability to remain calm and perform duties under emergency and high stressed situations
Requires ability to respond quickly and accurately to all telephone and/or radio inquires; request for assistance in emergency and non-emergency medical or police related matters
Requires general knowledge of department and medical center information in offering assistance and direction to visitors etc.
Requires professionalism when in contact with staff, visitors, patients or other Emergency Medical staff
Requires ability to maintain professionalism during confrontation that may occur during telephone or face-to-face interactions
Operate and monitor multiple in-house CCTV, alarm and access systems including the computer aided dispatch (CAD) taking necessary action when needed
Requires dispatching police related emergency and non-emergency calls
Use of Matrix card access system
High school diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience in law enforcement as dispatcher desirable
Metal Detector operator at the Grandview Medical Center Emergency Department.