Summary: Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, performs duties associated with establishing/evaluating/enhancing professional standards within the Police Department. Inspects/audits the internal administrative operational systems of the department to insure the efficient and professional delivery of services to the hospital environment. Capable of effective performance in any of the designated Commander roles including: Operations, Support, and Emergency Preparedness/CALEA.
Job Responsibilities: Assists with budgeting and financial management. Supports performance management, employee development and engagement. Develops and measures organizational goals and metrics. Promotes service-oriented culture and alignment to Patienta€™s First focus. Effective oral and written communication to provide information and direction. Supervision of Field Operations and investigations. Evaluates posts and deployment of personnel. Reviews reports for accuracy and follow up. Direct responsibility of subordinate Lieutenants and supervisors to include mentoring, scheduling, identifying and recommending training needs and career paths. Maintains positive liaison with internal departments/Administrators and external law enforcement agencies. Oversight of departmental internal and external training, coaching and mentoring staff to advance academic education, crime prevention, professional standards / internal affairs, recruitment and retention, hiring manager and act as resource to the regional health system. Responsible for oversight of CALEA accreditation. Compliance to CALEA standards is essential. Formulates and implements policies and procedures. Supervises records management. Liaison with PSD Emergency Preparedness and external emergency management agencies. Plans, executes and reviews emergency preparedness drills. Represents the Chief of Police on various boards and other groups as requested. Ensures personnel and department are properly equipped to meet mission. Writes department grants. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in law enforcement or related field required. Ten years of management experience and completion of law enforcement training such as FBINAA, Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command, or Southern Police Institute may offset degree requirement.
Experience: Minimum of five years experience in law enforcement and/or healthcare security environment with a minimum two years at the comparable rank of Lieutenant in a police department or Security Director in a healthcare facility or similar environment.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Must have current certification as a police officer in the State of Ohio. Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain eligibility of insurance to operate organization's vehicles (maximum of 4 points allowed). Maintain departmental Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) qualifying firearms range score and maintain firearms proficiency. Must obtain valid Ohio driver's license and OPOTC certification within 180 days of hire.
Physical Requirements: Psychological fitness required to deal with stress and potentially dangerous conflict situations, and due to firearm requirement, use of deadly force and arrest authority. Typical physical demands require full body motion, physical strength and stamina sufficient to chase, apprehend, and subdue criminal suspects. To respond to crisis intervention with assisting medical staff in restraining combative patients and assist in medical situations and emergencies. Requires extensive walking and standing for prolonged periods of time. Must have good eye/hand coordination and pass a required eye and hearing test.