Workforce Tools



AONL Mandated Nurse Staffing Legislation Toolkit

Practice Guidance for Health Care Environmental Cleaning, 3rd Edition eBook

Staffing Methodologies and Standards for Health Care Environmental Services Departments

Department of Labor ApprenticeshipUSA FAQs, Success Stories, Employer Toolkit


Core Competencies for Health Care Environmental Services Professionals Report

Improving Value Through Evidence-Based Training Insights

EVS Job Descriptions

EVS Competencies Model

COVID-19 Resources for EVS Professionals

Association for the Health Care Environment On-Demand Webinars

Association for the Health Care Environment Online Courses

Association for the Health Care Environment Podcasts and Videos


Health Care Environmental Services Staffing Calculator & Workbook Bundle

Hiring Veterans

Hospital Careers: An Opportunity to Hire Veterans

Education & Training

Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) Train-the-Trainer Program

Certification Training for Surgical Cleaning Technicians (CSCT) Train-the-Trainer Program

Certificate in Non-acute Care Cleaning Program Train-the-Trainer Program

Certificate of Master in Infection Prevention Training Program

Pathways to Clean COVID-19 Training Program

Toolkit: Preparing the Nursing Workforce for a Changing Health System: The Role of Graduate Nursing Education

Coordinated Care Models and Interprofessional Care Teams

AONL: Building a Community Health Worker Program

A Professional Care Coordinator's Guide to Partnering with Family Caregivers

Violence Prevention

ASHRM Health Care Facility Workplace Violence Risk Assessment Tool

10 Red Flags That Your Patient Could Be A Victim of Human Trafficking

NHTTAC Screening Tool for Adults Who May Be Trafficked

Workforce Library

AHA divisions devoted to advancing workforce issues:

AHA Physician Alliance logo
AONE logo
ASHRM logo
Institute for Diversity and Health Equity logo


The PowerPoint presentation features highlights from the latest edition of Futurescan. Ready for immediate use at your organization, you can employ this presentation tool for staff, leadership or boards!
The Bipartisan Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act (S. 2840) would cut hospital reimbursements by eliminating facility fees for telehealth services. The expansion of telehealth over the past few years has transformed health care delivery, improved access for millions of Americans, and increased convenience for patients.
Strengthening the Health Care Workforce Digital Toolkit contains social media posts and images to support your team through burnout, to address behavioral health issues, and to prevent workplace violence.
AONL is working with national nursing and health care organizations to systematically address nurse staffing to enhance value, while optimizing quality and patient outcomes.
This staffing calculator harnesses the power of data and translates it into actionable goals specific to EVS departments in the health care field.
Capacity building with a focus on the local business community can help address supply chain gaps, meet product needs, and improve the efficiency and resiliency of the supply chain. Such initiatives can bring in additional funding and create job opportunities for local communities which experience barriers to employment.
This toolkit focuses on ways to ensure employees are receiving access to career advancement opportunities. This ensures local hires grow in their work and there is a pathway to greater experience and support that will benefit the company and hospital as a whole through employee investment.
This resource looks at the benefits of hiring locally by creating a system of entry points for applicants that normally face barriers to this work.
This downloadable PowerPoint presentation highlights key talent management trends to consider in your workforce planning.
Hospitals and health systems need to find ways to attract, recruit, retain, reward and train workers who have the characteristics needed to be successful in the future world of health care work.
This presentation offers an overview of the 2019 Environmental Scan, outlining key themes and trends that the health care field is currently facing during this time of transformation. Understanding the current climate of health in America will help hospital and health system leaders to shape the health care delivery system of the future.
AFMS hosted the “What’s Your Why” Campaign to raise awareness about the transformation effort and to inspire Airmen to join the journey by telling their “why” — their personal reason for dedication to high reliability health care. The presentation overviews the methods, results, and lessons learned in launching a campaign that pilots purpose-driven work and boosts engagement and productivity.
Workplace violence is an increasingly recognized safety issue in the health care community.
The results are based on 1,109 hospitals and indicate a slight rise in cultural competency training. However, minorities represented in leadership positions remained flat.