Police Officer - Vidant Duplin Hospital

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Vidant Health

Full Time



About Vidant Duplin Hospital

Vidant Duplin Hospital is a 81-bed, not-for-profit hospital, located in Kenansville, North Carolina. The newly renovated, 15-bed ER serves approximately 22,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns.


The Police Officer performs a complete range of law enforcement services for the Vidant Company Police Department.  Duties include patrols, criminal apprehension, preliminary and follow-up investigations, traffic enforcement, other tasks that aid in securing the hospital campus.

  • Demonstrates acceptable level of Service Excellence behaviors.
  • Demonstrates acceptable level of work habits behavior.
  • Adheres to work schedule.
  • Sets priorities based on departmental needs.
  • Pays attention to details.
  • Dresses appropriately for work area.
  • Meets professional standards.
  • All required certifications are maintained.
  • Patrols the facilities both inside and outside to assure the safety and security of persons and property.
  • Reports any unusual or criminal activities and hazards.
  • Engages in patrols to physically check doors, windows, etc.
  • Escorts individuals in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates skill and proficiency with equipment used on a daily basis.
  • Police Vehicle
  • Police equipment (firearm, handcuffs, baton, etc.)
  • Computer (and related software programs)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of law enforcement procedures and the ability to carry them out.
  • Prepares investigative and other reports using appropriate grammar, symbols, and mathematical computations.
  • Performs searches of people, vehicles, and buildings in accordance with law and accepted practices.
  • Process arrested subjects, crime scenes, and evidence.
  • Shows an understanding of the hospital and a command of the functions required.
  • Knows and demonstrates all hospital procedures pertaining to fire, disaster and other emergencies.
  • Demonstrates an ability to interact positively with patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Effectively communicates with people and provides information in a courteous manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus 1 - 2 years of formal education/experience is required. Basic Law Enforcement Training is required.
  • Law Enforcement certification by the State of North Carolina, Valid Driver's License is required.
  • Minimum age of 20 years is required.
  • Selected applicants must pass complete medical examination, psychological testing, and Police applicant background investigation.
  • 1 to 3 years experience in military, law enforcement, security experience / background is required.

Other Information

  • Hours:  6:00 pm to 6 am - Primary Shift
  • Occassional Shift - 6:00 pm to 2:00 am or 10:00 pm to 6:00 am

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


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