Renown Health Environmental Services Educator in Reno, Nevada

Environmental Services Educator

Requisition ID: 134800 Department: 200560 Environmental Services Facility: Renown Regional Medical Center Schedule: Full Time – Eligible for Benefits Shift: Day Hours: 0800-1730 Category: Services & Trades Location: Reno, NV

Position Purpose:

The Environmental Services Educator is responsible for staff development, which includes establishing and maintaining policies and processes within the Renown Health Network, to maintain cleanliness and disinfection and infection prevention standards levels as mandated by Infection Control, AHE Guidelines and the CDC.

Nature and Scope: The position is accountable for conducting continuous education in all areas of Environmental Services and educates staff accordingly to each area in accordance with AHE, AHA, CDC, Infection Control, by following Renown Policies and Protocols, and CHEST processes.

Develops and maintains competent, efficient, productive, and quality conscious EVS Technicians. Develops and implements processes through orientation, training and education to ensure that the competence of all staff members is assessed, maintained, improved and demonstrated throughout their employment. Develops, implements, and administers new or revised programs and/or services established in the business plan with some day-to-day operations/problem solving. Assists in establishing and communicating appropriate quality standards for designated services and programs and implements procedures for measuring quality standards. Maintains training records for AHE, IC, and HR.

This position does not provide patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. A bachelor’s degree in a healthcare related field or equivalent work experience preferred in regulated industry. The ability to perform basic math functions for Testing and training assessments is required Experience: Minimum of one (1) year Healthcare Environmental Services and/or acute hospital environment experience preferred; previous educating experience a plus. Must demonstrate a proven record and working knowledge of a health system environmental service program. Bilingual (English/Spanish or English Tagalog) candidate preferred. License(s): Valid State of Nevada or California driver’s license and ability to pass Renown Health’s Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria. Certification(s): Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) certification preferred . DOT Training, RCRA and Hazardous Waste Operator First Responder Training required within 1 st 90 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. EEO/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Renown’s Values As the area’s only not-for-profit and locally-governed healthcare network, we pride ourselves on quality care for the community.

In order to do that, we provide employees with an environment and culture that supports growth and empowers you to do their best every day.

Our employees share our commitment through our mission, vision and values.

Our Mission: To make a genuine difference in the health and well-being of the people and the communities we serve.

Our Vision: With our partners, we will inspire better health in our communities.

Our Values: We are caring and compassionate. We demonstrate respect and integrity. We collaborate with our patients, families, physicians and communities. We strive for excellence in all we do.

Quality care for our patients requires the contributions of every person on the team. We can’t do it alone. We’re looking for employees with a winning spirit whose values are aligned with Renown Health.