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Police Officer

Job ID: 950915
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Nags Head, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Jun 2, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About the Outer Banks Hospital
 
Known for the wide expanse of open beaches and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is home to The Outer Banks Hospital.
 
Situated in Nags Head, we’re driven to provide the highest-quality, compassionate care in a manner that embodies the friendly hospitality that the Outer Banks is renowned for. Our patient survey ratings and team member engagement scores rank among the best in the nation. We may appear small but we’re mighty and are one of only a handful of critical access hospitals in the U.S. to have an accredited cancer program.
 
Voted one of the top 100 community hospitals in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review, we are a partnership between Vidant Health in Greenville, NC and Chesapeake Regional Healthcare in Chesapeake, VA. We offer a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services to meet the healthcare needs of our community, whose year-round population of 35,000 swells to over 250,000 in the summer months.
 
Our campus offers four ORs, a medical/surgical unit, a labor & delivery suite with a dedicated caesarian section OR, a full rehabilitation therapy center, cancer treatment and radiation therapy center, and a 24-hour emergency department.
 
In addition, we are affiliated with the Outer Banks Medical Group comprised of multiple primary care, specialty care, and urgent care practices.  
 
We welcome you to make a difference with us and to become a part of our collaborative and innovative community.

Position Summary

  • 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.
  • This position is primarily assigned to report and work at a home region, but may be assigned to other regions as needed.

Responsibilities

  • 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. 
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • High School or greater degree is required.

Other Information

  • Hours may vary, days and nights as needed.   

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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