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 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 science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. The Training Specialist I works a Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule, and must be available to work 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM once/twice per month in the Facility Competency Training Development (FCTD) department.
The Training Specialist I ensures employees are effectively trained in the core and specialty competencies required for their position. This includes all aspects of instructing and facilitating employees at all levels of the organization in the new employee orientation, specialized or targeted training, continuing education, annual refresher and employee development. The Training Specialist assists with curriculum development as directed, ensures that accurate records of training are maintained and utilizes the training software program in maintaining and providing employee training records and in reporting training compliance.
The Training Specialist will also be responsible for providing required training during the 10pm-6am shift once per month or as needed. Must abide by human resources confidentiality policy. The Training Specialist must demonstrate a professional manner and exhibit communication skills suitable for public speaking.
The Training Specialist I act as a liaison between the FCTD department and other assigned programs and departments to ensure that staff stay up to date on concerns throughout the hospital with training and that these issues are addressed. Attends facility meetings and serves on assigned workgroups as necessary. Works under supervision of the FCTD Supervisor IV and the Program Specialist III, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Must understand that the duties, location of work and shift pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the hospital. Must understand that the duties may include exposure to blood or other potential infectious materials. Essential Job Functions:
NoneInitial Selection Criteria:
1.High School diploma or GED. College degree, preferred. 2. Experience teaching or training of Adults/Children/Individuals with Special Needs. 3. Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 4. Experience making presentations, developing curriculum. 5. Experience entering or tracking data or maintaining a record system. Additional Information:
Requisition # 405947Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility. Required Task: Present a 10-15 minute presentation on a topic and materials provided by FCTD.
Bilingual preferred.Sign Language preferred.Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the posted minimum of the salary range.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare workers are considered to be at significant risk for acquiring or transmitting hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and influenza. All of these diseases are vaccine-preventable.
As a result, state hospital policy requires employees be vaccinated according to their level of contact with patients. In the event you choose to not be immunized for the influenza virus, you may be required to wear a mask and take other protective measures.MOS Code:
Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position.
All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.
I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
Texas Health & Human Services Commission