12 days old

Security Dispatcher

Allina Health
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

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Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.



Req ID: 57004
  • Handling and documentation of all emergency calls, calls for service, and radio transmissions.
  • Radio and Overhead Page Emergency communications
  • Documentation of activities of security personnel on duty
  • Responding to in a timely manner and prioritizing a high volume of calls for emergency/services, which may include contacting personnel/departments outside of security
  • Initiating notification of appropriate people including: Security Management (both local and offsite), Hospital Administration, and law enforcement in appropriate situations


  • High school graduate or GED required
  • Associates degree or higher strongly preferred
  • 2+ years experience in a fast paced security operations center, 911 dispatch center or similar environment will be accepted in lieu of associates degree.



  • Prior Dispatch experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • The ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrates integrity and discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written & oral
  • Ability to make decisions without specific guidance
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing computer technology
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in dealing with employees, security officers. and the general public in emergency situations and periods of heavy call volume


  • Current, valid drivers license
  • APCO Public Safety Telecommunicator (PST) Certification Required. Must be obtained within 12 months of employment.

Work Schedule

  • Evening shift rotation every other weekend.

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Safety / Security / Parking


Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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