Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Security Dispatcher Job

Job Number: RIH15440

Job Title: Security Dispatcher

Department: Security - 1014490

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

High School diploma or equivalent.

Ability to communicate and demonstrate a pleasant telephone manner to control Security radio system.

Ability to observe activities on closed circuit television systems.

Ability to provide written documentation via radio and daily reports.

Ability to handle a high volume of telephone calls and radio transmissions from numerous individuals, including emergency type situations.

Possesses basic computer knowledge.


Two to five years-prior security and/or law enforcement experience.

Three to six weeks on-the-job training experience to become familiar with hospital complex, polices and procedures.

Under the general supervision of the Security Manager and supervisor and in accordance with established policies and procedures, is responsible for the operation of the Security Control Center, access control systems, and alarms. Observes campus activity. Dispatches appropriate security personnel for emergency and non-emergency security requests. Is fully familiar in the operation and use of CCTVs, radio transmissions, and telephones