Kettering Health Network

Manager of Security - Grandview Med Center - Full Time - Days

1 month ago
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Manages and supervises all activities required in operation GVMC Police Dept. including: 1)ensures the safety of personnel and the protection of properties, 2)manages Police/Security functions and personnel, 3)develops, manages and implements technology and training improvements, 4)plans, develops and manages budget, manages investigations of theft, accidents and personnel issues, 5)plans and manages process improvement to maintain professional competence and cost effective services, and 6)maintains communications with local police, other law enforcement agencies and local fire departments. As the Assistant Safety Officer for Grandview/Southview Medical Centers, there is responsibility for planning, organizing and leading, with the cooperation of other departments, and effective safety program which also increases employee awareness and interest in safety. The Major/Manager also has oversight over the Huber Emergency Department, Preble Emergency Department, Soin-Beavercreek Medical Center, and the Greene Memorial Hospital, with all the above responsibilities. Directs all activities of The Dayton Art Institute Security/police department, and the Forest View Nursing Center under contract with KHN.

Responsibilities & Requirements

. Responsible for directing and supervising the activities of 60 sworn Peace officers of the uniformed division, services, and criminal investigations units.

  1. Assign personnel to their positions, evaluating their performance, and enforce rules and regulations.
  2. Handles grievances and disciplinary matters and keeps Chief apprised on matters of importance.
  3. Plans, develops, directs, coordinates, training programs to improve safety of personnel and the protection of property.
  4. Performs employee job evaluations and recommends pay increases
  5. Interviews prospective employees and conducts termination interviews with employees
  6. Responsible for traffic control, parking and visitor relations
  7. Actively serve on required committees, including fire and disaster, and safety committees
  8. Conducts fire drills and training exercises and maintains records in accordance with HFAP requirements
  9. Knowledge of the principles and methods of maintaining building and grounds security.
  10. Understanding of the workings of govt. agencies
  11. Knowledge of State, County, and local City and township rules and regulations.
  12. Ability to investigate incidents and deal with violators in a faith based and professional manner.
  13. Ability to work and make decisions under pressure.
  14. Knowledge of fire codes, building codes, OSHA codes and blueprints.
  15. Verbal ability to effectively express ideas and views and to gather and analyze data and reports.
  16. Numerical ability is required to develop and evaluate statistical data.
  17. Organization ability to plan and control the activities of safety training.
  18. Ability to evaluate reports, research studies and other data both judgemental and verifiable criteria.
  19. Flexibility to adjust to changing conditions and the various details of the job duties.
  20. Hours of duty may be varied in order to provide departmental direction and essential training to employees on all shifts.


Bachelor’s Degree required-Ohio Police Training Academy Certificate, law enforcement expertise, crisis intervention and evaluation experience, five years of experience in work directly involved in providing for the safety of others, protection of property and/or law enforcement, and three years experience in supervision preferred, or any combination of training and education experience.


Experience: Five -seven years of progressive management responsibility in a health care setting


Preferred Qualifications

Licensure, certifications, Registrations:


  1. Current OPATA Certificate
  2. Current Firearms Certificate
  3. Current Firearm, Taser, Beanbag, Rifle/Carbine Instructor
  4. Maintain continuing education requirements for The Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Peace Officer’s training Commission


Professional /Affiliations:

Membership in appropriate professional organizations is considered a necessary element of this position. Participation in community organizations enhancing the effectiveness of the medical center is encouraged.

  1. Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police
  2. International Association of Chiefs of Police
  3. International Police Mountain Bike Association
  4. Miami Valley Association of Chiefs of Police
  5. Greene County Association of Chiefs of Police
  6. Board of directors for Sinclair Academy
  7. Advisory Board for Greene County Academy

Work Environment:

  1. Interaction with patients, visitors, vendor representatives, co-workers, and customers throughout KMCN
  2. There may be periods of meeting deadlines with severe time constraints, dealing with people in crisis, sometimes with aggressive or violent expression and often with multiple demands from several people.
  3. There will be times of working in adverse weather conditions, darkness, in construction areas, and other unsafe environments


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