Tuesday , February 27 2024

State Of Texas Employment – Training Specialist III

Website State Of Texas Jobs

Job Description:

Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The State Hospital System, under the HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and evidence-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Apply now to join our team.

Provides complex (journey-level) educational activities and services to state hospital employees, as well as serves as subject matter expert on provision of services to clients. Incorporates a perspective into developing, planning, organizing, conducting and evaluating educational and training programs/opportunities in new pre-service training, annual refresher training, and on-the-job training. Responsible for tracking and ensuring accuracy of hospital curriculum.

Job Responsibilities:

Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Conducts training and maintains a positive learning environment that encourages employee participation and achievement of staff competency. Teaches core mandatory classes and local trainings to include (CPR, TIPS, annual refresher, core classes as mandated by state office, etc.) to new hire employees as well as existing employees annually. This will include the employee conducting instructor lead courses to new and existing employees and will require being knowledgeable of all training materials and curriculum in order to accurately educate staff as well as conduct an assessment of competency in on the employee upon completion of the class. Staff must have excellent speaking and presentation skills as well as a creative and positive attitude in order to keep staff engaged and interested in the material.

Job Requirements:

Skills in preparing training classes
Skills in using computer-based programs such as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other applicable software programs
Ability to enter and track large amounts of data and utilize databases
Ability to work in a team environment and interact with individuals of different backgrounds and types of education
Ability to train others
Ability to work with individuals with mental illnesses preferred

Certification in CPR, First Aid, and TIPS preferred, or must be obtained within six (6) months of employment

Must possess a valid Texas driver license or obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date to drive a state vehicle. Applicants with an out-of-state driver license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Eligible driving record required based on HHSC Fleet Management policy.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas Jobs

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: El Paso, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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