Dispatcher Public Safety
Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Posted on: November 26, 2022
About Akron Children's HospitalAkron Children's Hospital has
been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties
are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than
50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're
making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality
care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than
1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and
pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care
partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide
thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage
clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With
our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere
app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us.
Learn more at .OUR PROMISES
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reasonPrior to the start date,
full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full
vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received
vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.We are
seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment
in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds,
cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can
16 hours/week, variable shift, rotating weekends/holidays -
Provides essential dispatch communications. Responsible for
maintaining effective and efficient communications between the
dispatch center, officers, other department personnel, outside
emergency and law enforcement agencies, and the public. The Public
Safety Dispatcher also plays a vital role in records maintenance.
Upholds the mission, vision, values and customer service standards
of Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron (CHMCA).
1.Performs duties related to police dispatcher.
2.Operates computers and standard office equipment including
commonly used computer software programs.
3.Must have the ability to: Work under pressure. Communicate
effectively with angry, emotional and excited persons via
telephone. Remain calm under high pressure, critical and extremely
busy circumstances. Maintain confidentiality or records and
information. Effectively multitask by listening, talking, and
typing at the same time.
4.Monitors cameras and alarms.
5.Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or
directed by the Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor or Command Staff.
1.Experience operating Computer Aided Dispatch equipment (CAD) by
entering call information and dispatching assigned units to
emergency and non-emergency situations.
2.Experience recording and maintains patrol line-ups to correctly
reflect patrol personnel on duty and corresponding assigned
3.Must be able to effectively communicate - written and verbal
4.Track multiple pieces of information at one time and conduct
follow-up as necessary.
5.Must be able to act and react to emergency and/or threatening
situations in a manner consistent with the law, policies and
Education and Experience
1.Must be 18 years of age or older at time of hire.
2.High School Diploma or equivalent.
a.Possess one or more 9-1-1 Dispatcher Certifications, including,
but not limited to National Emergency Communication Institute
(NECI), Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials
(APCO), Powerphone Law Enforcement Dispatch Certification, or
Cuyahoga Community College Emergency Dispatcher Certificate. In
lieu of a dispatch certification, candidate must have a minimum of
two years of police/fire/ems dispatch experience. Candidate must
obtain a dispatch certification within 90 days of hire.
3.Must be able to obtain LEADS operator certification within 60
days of hire and maintain certification throughout employment.
4.Successfully complete a thorough background investigation.
5.Demonstrate psychological fitness evaluated by a Psychologist
designated by the Department of Public Safety Director and Chief.
-Part Time -FTE: 0.400000
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with
Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link
below to learn more:
Position: MAINTENANCE SECURITY
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