Kettering Health Network

  • Police Officer - Full Time - Evening - Preble County Med Ctr.

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/16/2018 11:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Grandview Medical Center Police Department operates 24 hours a day 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, Greene Memorial, Huber Heights and Preble County Emergency Departments).

    Responsibilities & Requirements



    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Must possess an active and valid certification from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).
    • Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain eligibility of insurability to operate the organization’s vehicles.




    • Provide proactive monitoring and timely response to potential and/or actual security threats.
    • Patrols on foot primarily interior posts and exterior points of egress within the medical facilities jurisdiction.
    • Performs rounding through assigned medical center areas to provide police presence and a safe environment for our staff, visitors and patients.
    • Investigate and manage all police incidents and hazards on premises.
    • Interviews witnesses, gathering facts and documents for investigations in order to write a detailed comprehensive report of the incident.
    • Conducts preliminary and follow up investigations of police related incidents.
    • Testifies in court and hearings regarding criminal activity and arrests.
    • Immediately respond to emergency situations within the interior locations of the medical center to include Behavioral Health units.
    • Exercise statutory and policing authority in making arrest and apprehensions to include deadly force if necessary.
    • Must maintain firearm qualification and all other statutory requirements standards set forth by the OPOTC.
    • Knowledge in applying appropriate ORC elements in criminal arrest situations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, including de-escalation techniques, in all situations to include stressful circumstances.


    Preferred Qualifications

    The policy of the Grandview Medical Center Police Department and the Kettering Health Network is to provide equal opportunity to all our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Tobacco-free means smoking or using tobacco products is not permitted on our campuses and any company owned or leased locations and vehicles. Kettering Health Network will not hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products in any form. Decisions concerning employment, transfers, and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Kettering Health Network facility. The Kettering Health Network and Grandview Medical Center Police Department is pleased to be an equal employment employer.


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