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Security Dispatcher Afternoons FT

Company: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Location: Detroit
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Children's Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Children's Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Children's Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Summary Description
Security Dispatcher is responsible for maintaining operational control of communications for DMC Police Authority. Responsible for operating various sophisticated technology equipment, monitoring life safety systems, processing and dispatching emergency & non-emergency calls, The Dispatcher is required to perform while demonstrating optimal customer service skills.
Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
--- Monitoring and respond to life safety system - fire panel alarms, CCTV systems, infant abduction systems, access control, etc.
--- Knowledge of individual hospital and exterior campus.
--- Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information.
--- Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance.
--- Use radio, phone or computer to send Police Authority Officers to respond to situations.
--- Coordinate with police, fire department and other emergency response teams to ensure appropriate response is made to emergency situations.
--- Understanding of police and fire response 911 notifications
--- Reporting unusual active to security staff who may investigate further or take action themselves.
--- Track inquiries, reports and request via manual or electronic logs.
--- Provides exceptional customer service to staff, patients, visitors and physicians.
--- Maintains an in-depth knowledge of all security orders, written and oral, pertaining to assigned duties, as well as working knowledge of regulatory requirements needed for position.
--- Emergency Management credentials FEMA 300, 400, 700.
--- Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
1. High school graduate or GED required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills Required
1. Effective written and oral communication skills a must (includes using proper grammar and spelling or report writing responsibilities)
2. Effective interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the public in a professional and effective manner.
3. Ability to handle both common and crisis situations, calmly and efficiently.
4. Ability to use sound and independent judgement and critical thinking skills.
5. Strong active listening skills
6. Ability to frequently prepare written reports and provide quality customer service.
7. Must meet all physical requirements of the job. This could require an annual physical.
8. Must be able to perform duties wearing personal protective equipment (Masks, gowns, security-related equipment, etc.), as required.

Primary Location:
Detroit, Michigan

DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan

Job Type:
Full Time

Shift Type:

Shift Begin:
2:00 PM
Shift End:
10:30 PM
2406000395Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit , Security Dispatcher Afternoons FT, Professions , Detroit, Michigan

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