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Membership for Environment Professionals



Become a member of the leading health care EVS association

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) is a Professional Membership Group of the American Hospital Association representing professionals responsible for establishing and maintaining the health care environment. Members benefit from best-in-class tools, products, education, and training that raise the standard of the health care environmental services field and shape the future workforce of professionals committed to pathogen-free, healing environments across all care settings.


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Top Member Benefits

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Grow your network and collaborate with your peers in our online EVS community and knowledge exchange.

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Knowledge Center

Stay up to date with the latest news, guidance, publications, and reports from the environmental services field.

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Members receive discounts on AHE Signature Training Programs - workshops specifically developed for health care EVS professionals.

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Online Education

AHE webinars and online courses are complimentary for members, and cover current trends and topics in health care environmental services.

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Receive discounts on AHE Signature Training Programs and events including our annual conference.



Types of Membership


Join the environmental services professionals leading the field.

Environmental services leaders sometimes work in a silo leaving them out of the strategic equation, but current health care trends demand advanced strategic thinking from leaders across the continuum of care. You need to be able to confer with professionals faced with similar challenges, have access to content and resources to keep you informed, and strategies for being heard and for earning a seat at the table.

We know you’re balancing a busy career. That’s why AHE membership offers real-time, on demand content and engagement opportunities.

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AHE Signature Programs

Certificate in Non-acute Care Cleaning Program (CNACC)

Non-acute Care Cleaning

In this program, frontline workers learn how to break the chain of infection and contribute to ensuring positive patient outcomes.

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Certification Training for Surgical Cleaning Technicians (CSCT)

Surgical Suite Cleaning Training

This program sets the standard for surgical environmental services technicians responsible for cleaning and disinfecting operating rooms. It sets a level of expertise for managing pathogens and practicing innovative techniques specific to the operating room.

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Certificate of Mastery in Infection Prevention for Environmental Services Professionals (CMIP)

Infection Prevention Training

Learn how to coordinate infection prevention efforts across the continuum of care and improve patient outcomes.

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Career Resources

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Gain insight to salary trends and emerging data in the environmental services profession, its related disciplines, and the AHE membership.
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Download these sample Environmental Services job descriptions to start preparing for your next role or to ensure you find the most qualified candidates for your open positions.
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Access a comprehensive set of core competencies for environmental services professionals, including technicians, supervisors, managers and directors.
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Search open EVS positions or find a qualified EVS candidate for your open role. AHE CareerLink also offers tips for creating powerful resumes and building effective professional networks.

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Join AHE today and make a commitment to pathogen free environments across all care settings.

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