Law Enforcement Liaison Officer (Casual – St. Paul, MN)

Children's Minnesota
Published
April 29, 2021
Location
St. Paul, MN
Job Type
 

Description

About Children's Minnesota:
Children's Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care clinics and six rehabilitation sites.
Additionally, Children's is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated solely to children. In 2018 Children's Minnesota was verified as a Level I Children's Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education.
This work is made possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning health system, Children's received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org .

Department Overview:
The Children's Minnesota Security Team strives to be a welcoming group of professionals who provide a safe environment for our patients, families, visitors, and staff. This team pride themselves on keeping our hospitals safe; to allow our patients and families to stay focused on their child's health and well-being.

Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide a safe and secure environment to all individuals at Children's Minnesota, including patients, visitors, and staff.
The Law Enforcement Liaison Officer will perform the following:

  • Partner with hospital security staff to coordinate responses to events should the need arise.
  • As requested, respond and actively assist hospital security and staff in dealing with high risk or security situations, including performing after-action risk assessments and on-site evaluations.
  • Serve as a liaison and interact with other law enforcement agencies when requested by Children's Minnesota leadership or when law enforcement is on-site.
  • Observe the conditions of the hospital, identify concerns, and report them to Security staff.

NOTE: This is a casual position with no set work schedule. Instead, the casual employee will be scheduled for shifts based on their availability and department needs.

Qualifications
Experience:
Two (2) years completed work experience in a law enforcement position with the Minneapolis, MN or St. Paul, MN Police Department.
Preferred Experience:
Experience working with children and families in the following settings:

  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Community Outreach and Stabilization
  • School Resources/Liaison
  • Crime Prevention and Engagement
  • Family Violence
  • Youth Outreach and Programming

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of state and local laws, ordinances, and statutes.
  • Ability to facilitate crisis intervention through use of de-escalation skills.

License/Certification:
Maintain a law enforcement officer license issued by the MN POST (Police Officers Standards and Training) board.

Physical Demands:
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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Children's is committed to creating a culture where every employee can be their best self, make a difference for kids and families, and learn and grow to reach their full potential. We are proud to celebrate our rich diversity and believe what makes us different, makes us stronger. Our diversity and inclusion program and participation in the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion provide every employee with opportunities to use their skills and talents to their full potential. We're also proud to support and lead community efforts and public policy that impact health and health care for children.
Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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