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An Environmental Service's leader as a Lean leader needs to be patient, inquisitive, keenly interested in problem-solving, a good communicator, and a mentor who likes to see people succeed. This paper will propose a proven strategy for becoming a Lean department through the leader's eyes.
In his Fellow Paper, Michael Cataznaro analyzes the importance of a well-thought out comprehensive training program and the resources needed from all levels within a facility in order to be successful.
Suggestions for interviewers including guidelines on interview questions and regulations governing pre-employment inquiries.
Health Facilities Management (HFM), the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association surveyed a random sample of 14,112 hospital department managers to learn about trends in health care compensation. The response rate was 12.6 percent, or 1,772 completed surveys.
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) announces a groundbreaking partnership with The Ohio State University to create the first academic certificate in healthcare environmental services within a hospitality management program.
Join AHE in an ongoing effort to encourage healthcare environmental services professionals to “take the pledge” to redefine the role of the profession.
John Scherberger, BS, FAHE, CHESP, REH provides an overview of the Fellow of the AHE (FAHE) program.
Scott Thornton answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Train-the-trainer program.
Patrick Covington answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Train-the-trainer program.
The 2016 AHE Board of Directors introduce themselves by answering a few questions.
Kent L. Miller answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Train-the-trainer program.
The Association for the Healthcare Environment’s diverse membership includes environmental services professionals from many different backgrounds, including international members. Here, we feature three perspectives on the global scope of environmental services and what AHE has to offer for members in any country.
Jamie Cadenas and Dan Beaver answer questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) certification process.
Trial and error are hard-knock teachers, and no way to learn a profession. Even “old dog” managers who may be used to learning the hard way can work to stay ahead of the ever-changing intricacies and innovations of their complex profession.
Larry Ingram answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) certification process.
Sue Minnar answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) certification process.
The new CHEST program is anticipated to change perceptions from ‘housekeepers’ sweeping and mopping floors to competent health care environmental services technicians who are able to provide a safe environment reducing the risks of health-care-associated infections (HAIs) and improving the patient experience.
Nazar Masry answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) certification process.
Those who are determined and who work hard often spend a lot of time and effort to learn new skills and maintain their existing ones. They display the most current knowledge of new technology and ideas. Having employees who will improve themselves over and above the company-sponsored training is critical to an organization wanting to innovate and improve.
EXPLORE magazine spoke with Sandra Rials, MS, AHE director of Education about ENGAGE, AHE’s education platform.