Developing career opportunities for EVS can improve department

October 9, 2019

Environmental services is the first line of defense against infection and recently the importance and reputation of the EVS profession has been elevated, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

Despite the emerging role of EVS, some people within still view hospital cleaning as janitorial work. This inhibits many talented people from pursuing a career in healthcare EVS. To help combat this misperception, job recruits need examples of their career opportunities.

The training of new EVS technicians is not standardized across the healthcare field, but many EVS directors have well-defined training programs in place for new technicians.

It is important that technicians be taught both the “what” and the “why” of hospital cleaning.

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