Job ID: 330991

Police Officer/Armed/Arrest Authority

Elwood, Indiana

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

 

Police Officer/Armed/Arrest Authority - PRN - Scheduled as needed.

St Vincent Mercy -1331 South A Street - Elwood, IN

Must meet all ILEA Requirements/certifications

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Arrest Authority Security Guard with St. Vincent Health-IN, you will have the opportunity to provide security services to ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs proactive monitoring of and timely responses to potential/actual security threats.
  • Investigates, documents and manages security incidents and hazards.
  • Maintains knowledge/follows policies and procedures regarding alarms and emergency/disaster preparedness plans. May facilitate planned drills and simulations.
  • Provides information and assistance to staff and visitors to promote safety.
  • Provides follow-up with local prosecution, law enforcement and court systems as applicable.
  • Has authority to arrest for both felonies and misdemeanors under applicable law.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification specializing in Peace Officer obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Law Enforcement obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Security Guard specializing in Concealed Weapon obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • 1 year experience as a current police officer preferred.
  • Word and Excel computer experience highly preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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