Job Description

Security Dispatcher monitors fire/intrusion alarms on a card access program, monitors video surveillance, takes incoming calls, and transposing into PC running logs, radio dispatching security officers. Deals with visitors/clients/vendors at security window. 

Valid Arizona Driver's License Required


Monitors fire/intrusion alarms, multiple CCTV cameras of various campus locations including inside main facility, receives requests for security responses through telephone or voice pager and radio dispatches Security Officers.  Maintains activity log for the assigned shift.  Monitors and operates security computer program controlling the parking lot gates and facility lock down. Monitors various intrusion & fire alarm panels as well as multiple CCTV monitors viewing multiple locations on the campus and inside main facility.  Monitors overhead pages for "Code Gray" and takes appropriate  action to safely and expeditiously dispatch Security personnel. Maintains constant user familiarity of the "ten codes" used by the department personnel facilitating encoded communications when necessary for the safety of field Security personnel.


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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