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University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore Full-Time
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What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The URL blocked - click to apply (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents. Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide. 

Be Part of Something Greater!

The Investigator is responsible for the investigation of criminal and non-criminal incidents at the direction of the Security Department’s executive leadership. The Investigator is involved with investigations at the separate facilities of University of Maryland Medical Center including the Hospital, Paca Pratt Building, Carter Center, Edmondson Village, 1001 West Pratt and the Frenkil Building.

  • Provides direct investigative oversight and supervision of investigations conducted by other members of the Security Department, takes necessary corrective action as appropriate if correct procedures are not enforced. 
  • Ensures members of the Department are kept apprised of pertinent ongoing investigations. 
  • In the absence of the Security Director, Security Assistant Director, and Security Manager provides executive leadership decision’s to security personnel on disturbances in the hospital or major crimes.   Provides direction to squad sergeants on appropriate action to be taken.
  • Provides the Security Department’s executive leadership with regular updates concerning all ongoing investigations.
  • Acts as liaison with the investigative units of local, state, and federal agencies.  Assists police with arrests and investigations attends court hearings and unemployment hearings as appropriate.
  • Maintains an accurate and detailed case folder system.
  • Provides directions and general information in accordance with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures. Resolves significant customer service challenges in a timely and professional manner.
  • Maintains custody of seized illegal property, controlled dangerous substances and weapons to be used for evidence in by law enforcement.
  • Enforces Maryland State Law and Baltimore City ordinances, along with hospital safety and security policies and procedures during assigned shift. Makes arrests when necessary.
  • Provides for the safety and security of patients, visitors, and staff on the University of Maryland Medical Center campus. 
  • Protects Medical system property by observing patients, visitors, staff, and equipment, noting irregular or suspicious behaviors.  
  • Enforces hospital safety plans during emergencies or emergency drills by notifying staff of correct procedures or aiding staff in the evacuation of hospital patients

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Associate of Arts degree or equivalent in one of the social sciences or graduation from a certified Law Enforcement Academy is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • 10 years of experience in high-level security or law enforcement is required.  
  • Experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
  • Previous experience in an investigative role is preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.

UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily.

The Medical System generates nearly $3.5 billion in economic activity in Maryland. It has 15,000 employees, approximately 2,300 licensed beds, 115,000 annual patient admissions and gross patient revenues of $2 billion.

Member Hospitals

The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are:

    University of Maryland Medical Center- One of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals, this 816-bed facility -- located in downtown Baltimore -- is home to the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.

    University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus - This 208-bed teaching hospital offers a full spectrum of health care for more than 110,000 people annually. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus has been providing superior and accessible community health care in West Baltimore and Midtown for more than a century.

    Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital - This 102-bed pediatric and rehabilitation hospital, located in northwest Baltimore, provides specialty medical care to infants and children with complex medical needs.

   UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center - This 319-bed community hospital, located between Baltimore and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, offers a wide variety of services and was recently named a "Top 100" hospital for intensive care outcomes by Thomson Reuters.

    UM Charles Regional Medical Center - Located in La Plata, Maryland, this 110-bed community hospital, along with an Ambulatory Surgery Center and OB/GYN Centers in Waldorf and La Plata, serve patients in Charles County and the surrounding areas of southern Maryland.

    UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics Institute - This 141-bed facility (formerly Kernan Hospital), located in Woodlawn, is the state's largest rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital serving both adults and children. It also houses the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program.

   UM St. Joseph Medical Center - This 232-bed nonprofit, regional medical center, located in Towson, Md., became a part of the University of Maryland Medical System on December 1, 2012. It features institutes for heart, cancer and orthopaedic care, and offers a full range of clinical diagnostic and treatment services.

   UM Shore Regional Health - Shore Health System became UM Shore Regional Health on July 1, 2013, and consists of the following facilities: UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown; UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester and UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, as well as the UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown.

   Upper Chesapeake Health System - In July 2009, UMMS announced a strategic affiliation with Upper Chesapeake Health System that is expected to lead to a full merger. Upper Chesapeake Health includes Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of healthcare services, technology, and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland.

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