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Police Officer

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-21631

Position Summary

Night Shift

Protects life, property of all persons on hospital premises and polices buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft and vandalism.                

  • As Needed Position – PRN

Highlights & Benefits

Required Skills

Essential Functions and Job Duties


  • Thoroughly patrols buildings and grounds to prevent fire, theft, vandalism or safety hazards.
  • Courteously escorts visitors, patients and staff to and from parking areas.  Responds to requests for services.
  • Responds to “Code Reds” and drills in accordance with fire alarm procedures outlined in the Hospital Fire Plan. 
  • Demonstrates good judgment in determining priorities in responding to emergency situations appropriately.  Controls disorderly patients in a therapeutic manner by identifying the need, level, and type of crisis intervention necessary.
  • Maintains accurate and factual typed reports of logs of tour of duty.
  • Compliance with departmental or Hospital directives and policy.
  • Quality of patient, visitor, staff relations.  Strives to be a productive and positive-minded team member of the department and Hospital.  (Evaluator’s judgment based partially on feedback from patients, employees, and visitors.
  • Extent to which appropriate safety precautions are adhered to, both personally and as it relates to others and the facility at large.
  • Self-growth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.      

Education and/or Other Requirements

  • Associate degree in liberal arts or related field.  Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.  Must be active full time police officer that is certified by the State of Illinois. Will receive patient restraint and one-on-one inservice training. Must have a valid FOID card or ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.
Decatur, IL

Justin Cox


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