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JPS Health Network
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Police Communication Officer - Dispatcher
JPS Health Network Fort Worth, TX
Full Time | Ambulatory Healthcare Services 3 Months Ago

JPS Health Network is Hiring a Police Communication Officer - Dispatcher Near Fort Worth, TX

Who We Are
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported healthcare system in North Texas. Licensed for 582 beds, the network features over 25 locations across Tarrant County, with John Peter Smith Hospital a Level I Trauma Center, Tarrant County's only psychiatric emergency center, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation. The health network employs more than 7,200 people.

Acclaim Multispecialty Group is the medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim Multispecialty Group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

Why JPS?
We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three Rules of the Road:

1. Own it. Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.
2. Seek joy. Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.
3. Don't be a jerk. Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.

When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!

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Job Title:

Police Communication Officer - Dispatcher

Requisition Number:


Employment Type:

Full Time



Compensation Type:


Job Category:

Support Services

Hours Worked:



John Peter Smith Hospital

Shift Worked:

TBD-To be determined

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions & Accountabilities:

Performs all other duties and activities appropriate with the knowledge and skills of the position, to include general office and clerical duties.
Answers incoming emergency and non-emergency phone calls.
Prioritizes calls following established guidelines, dispatches appropriate units to calls for service, promptly notifies appropriate supervisor of delayed response to calls for service, and practices proper radio protocol.
Transmits and receives messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies or departments within JPS Health Network. Coordinates and relays information in a timely manner to other agencies or departments as needed. Notifies appropriate supervisors of unusual situations promptly.
Maintains qualification and competency on all communication equipment and systems authorized and used by the department.
Ensures only authorized persons gain access to sensitive areas through the use of access control systems. Monitors, maintains, and operates all equipment utilized in the Communications Control Center. Responds appropriately to calls for service and dispatch personnel as needed.
Gathers accurate information from callers and maintains contact with callers when necessary to obtain in- progress information. Documents and maintains records of all calls for service and assures that the data entry is completed.
Ensures only authorized personnel access the Communications Control Center area.
Maintains and operates TCTC, NCIC, TLETS, and other programs appropriately. Makes inquiries and retrieves information from statewide and in-house computer databases.
Enters, confirms and removes warrants into/from computer databases for CID and completes required paperwork associated with the warrants.
Collects appropriate information for criminal/informational bulletins.
Ensures radio utilization and radio traffic are conducted in accordance with Federal Communications Commission guidelines.
Considered as essential personnel and required to work scheduled shift regardless of weather conditions.
  • Job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and may be subject to change with or without notice. Staff are expected to perform other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Texas Basic Telecommunications Certification may be obtained within one (1) year of hire date.
  • TCIC/NCIC Full Access Certification may be obtained within one (1) year of hire date.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of a minimum of twelve (12) semester hours of college.
  • 1 plus year experience in law enforcement telecommunications.
  • 1 plus year experience with operation of office equipment, CCTV, alarm, access, and communications systems.
  • 1 plus year experience in the application of control and annunciation devices.

Location Address:
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States

Job Summary


Full Time


Ambulatory Healthcare Services









3,000 - 7,500






Ambulatory Healthcare Services

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About JPS Health Network

Welcome to the new JPS Alumni Connection website, with news and information for and about the thousands of physicians who trained at John Peter Smith Hospital and our community clinics across Tarrant County. This new professional community is designed to offer our former residents and fellows a forum to keep you connected with each other and with JPS. We hope to foster the exchange of information among graduates and medical staff here at JPS.

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