Job Summary: The Environmental Services (EVS) Education Specialist is responsible for the initial and ongoing education of Environmental Services Technicians. Under the direction of the Environmental Services Director, the Education Specialist is responsible for researching, assessing, designing, developing, delivering, and evaluating training curriculum, programs and objectives within the Environmental Services department. The EVS Education Specialist will create a curriculum and implement courses to support these objectives. They will monitor progress and provide feedback to those being trained. The Education Specialist is responsible for the development, oversight and evaluation of quality assurance initiatives within Environmental Services. Opportunities for quality improvement will be identified, and programs developed, to ensure understanding and compliance by all staff.
Degrees: High School Diploma/GED and Associates in Healthcare, business, organization, training field, or related field required. Bachelors in Business, organizational communication, training field, healthcare or related field preferred.
Licenses & Certification: Certified healthcare environmental services technician, or Trainer- Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician required or within six months of hire. Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) preferred
Work Experience: 5 +Years of EVS experience In a hospital setting with proven professional growth; with 1+ years of experience in Organizational training or education experience to groups and developing training programs.
Management Experience: 1+ years of supervisor/manager level experience or education trainer experience.
Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports
Language: Bilingual Skills preferred.
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, P.C., Typing
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, Research
Work Schedule: Weekends, Flexible
Other Requirements: May work on occasion with IP department and quality; Strong and effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. Strong orientation to customer service and demonstrated customer service skills. Ability to work with diverse populations. Track record demonstrating ability to function independently and as a team member, and consistently deliver quality outcomes. Ability to maintain confidentiality of any and all information encountered. Effective project management skills with ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while managing deadlines. Effective analytical ability and sound judgment to assess needs and troubleshoot performance or process issues
Internal Number: 152887
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.