Police Officer | $5K Sign On Bonus

Mercy Health

Mercy Health

Lima, OH, USA · market street, norwich nr12 8ah, uk · United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Everyone who works with Mercy Health is united under one purpose: to help our patients be well in mind, body and spirit. This drive, along with our history of faith, is a powerful combination. It gives us a shared calling to work toward every day. Join our exceptional team and help us continue to provide the highest quality of health care possible to our communities.

$5,000 Sign On Bonus for FT!! $2,500 Sign On Bonus for PT

The Police Officer provides internal and external safety/police functions to support the general safety of the hospital community to include participation in investigations and arrests when warranted. Patrol is assigned an area and responds to radio and/or telephone calls for routine and/or emergency assistance.

Essential Job Functions

Assigned patrol within facilities and the campus property including parking areas to maintain a police presence while being on alert for criminal activity and/or the need for assistance. Provides the police services for the facility. Assisting stranded motorist with minor automobile problems. Assists visitors as needed.

Responds to calls for assistance and emergencies. Takes appropriate control of dangerous situations by using sound judgement and quick thinking. Assist the medical staff in restraining a patient as necessary. Performs BLS as needed. Serves as first responder to fire alarm activations, chemical spills and Code Blue and Rapid Responses in Public Areas.

Conducts preliminary investigations in hospital related incidents related to visitors and patients. Works closely with local law enforcement agencies when the need arises, Maintains accurate records of daily activities. Reports all unusual incidents and criminal activity on incident reports. Takes reports of vehicular accidents, criminal offenses and suspicious activity occurring on hospital property.

Maintains the facility's lost and found. Secures valuable property to ensure that it is not lost, tampered with, or stolen. May be required to transport money to and from designated bank. Morgue pickups and release to Funeral Homes and Coroner. Assist with the air ambulance landing.

Monitor and review security cameras and alarms.

Other duties assigned by the Chief of Police.

Required Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education:

2 Year/ Associates Degree

Licensure/Certification Required:

Current OPOTA Certificate, BLS, NAPPI training within first 6 months of hire

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

1-3 years of experience preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Firearm Qualifications: successfully pass bi-annual firearms qualifications. Meet minimum physical fitness standards based on the Cooper Institute's physical fitness norms for law enforcement at 60% standard. Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Typing, min of 40 wpm.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com