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Training Specialist - Operations

Company: TalentBoost (Point32Health)
Location: Jamaica Plain
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Under moderate supervision, delivers technical training and soft-skills programs to entry-level and experienced staff. Prepares training content with scenarios and exercises geared to audience needs; creates an engaging training environment that promotes learning and successful knowledge transfer. Works closely with teammates and subject matter experts to create both training to troubleshoot issues and build their standing in the classroom. Seeks out opportunities to create cost-savings for the department, such as identifying self-sustaining training modules and content that create agnostics of the client department. Makes modifications and updates to training content is relevant to job tasks. Tracks and analyzes the effectiveness of training programs by reviewing job performance information. Handles program administration needs such as communications, scheduling, roster management, materials production, facilities coordination, etc. Must be willing to act as occasional liaison with external staffing vendors, particularly in the role of trainer for onsite and off-site trainees simultaneously. -Independently prioritizes projects and activities, organizes and schedules events and tasks, accurately assesses project and schedule impact and urgency and effectively handles multiple tasks simultaneously. Meets deadlines and produces quality deliverables on-time.The Training Specialist will acquire technical subject matter expertise in the business operations. Maintains professional behavior and is commitment to Tufts Health Plan's mission to its members, providers, and employees. The Training Specialist spends a portion of their time traveling to external vendors and sourcing partners out of state/country, delivering training outside the confines of traditional learning labs. They must keep abreast of the current educational and technical components of the position, which includes, but is not limited to, being able to training across multiple lines of business. -KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Learn and delivers assigned standard new hire and experienced training classes for Commercial Products, Senior Products, and Public Plans.
  • Maintain appropriate instructor manuals, training materials, job aids, and other supporting training documentation using standardized tools and templates.
  • Collaborate with instructional designers, senior trainers, and subject matter experts to make revisions to existing course materials.
  • Employ creative solutions for complex problems. Implements and measures the effectiveness and impact of training using key metrics and post training evaluations with support from the supervisor or senior trainer.
  • Implements program improvements as needed. Provides regular refresher training for employees as needed. May deliver one-on-one training as needed. Shares best practices with the training team after each class. Continuously enhances technical instructional delivery and presentation skills. Deliver training to learners onsite and remote, including those who belong to a staffing vendor.
  • Develop schedules for new hire classes.
  • Holds planning meeting(s) with stakeholders, including directors, managers, and leaders of various client departments/vendors, when needed, to prepare for upcoming classes.
  • Administers written exams. Writes weekly and daily performance/attendance reports to evaluate the trainees' performance.
  • Host meetings with supervisors to discuss new hires' performance and evaluation after class.
  • May provide additional coaching/mentoring to new hires after first transitioning to the job. Works with Staffing to schedule refresher training courses.
  • Conducts administrative duties. The Training Specialist attends all department meetings regularly.
    The Training Specialist also meets with the Learning & Development Supervisor in one-on-one meetings as needed. The Training Specialist completes any necessary paperwork, such as reporting assessment scores and new hire status reports on time promptly. Participate in quality assurance audits to ensure that training processes, materials, tools, and resources are accurate, effective, and efficient in meeting the business functions' needs. The Training Specialist is also responsible for other duties as assigned. Some of these duties include but are not limited to the following: audits, external vendor training and assisting with Train-the-Trainer programs. -SKILL REQUIREMENTS: (Include interpersonal skills)
    • Demonstrate strong training facilitation skills and apply adult learning principles
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must have strong interpersonal, organization, and analytical skills
    • Experience utilizing various current methods of delivery (eLearning, lecture, hands-on, remote)
    • Must be able to prepare and present complex material in an organized and motivational manner, exercising patience and creativity
    • Previous experience with being an advocate/champion for change management
    • Must be capable of delivering complex technical training on unique systems in a logical and engaging manner
    • Able to use Microsoft Office Suite and related software
    • Create instructional materials such as user and facilitator guides on a variety of topics
    • High degree of organization
    • Ability to work with deadlines
    • Ability to work independently, particularly at off-site locations
    • Ability to deliver a class onsite and remotely, meeting the needs of both groups
    • Familiarity with distance learning principles
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking when working with client department training requests
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with a diverse population
    • High level of diplomacy to recognize politically sensitive issues
    • Initiative, balanced judgment
    • Ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize own and other's work to assure maximum efficiency
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Ability to provide training using technical equipment
      WORKING CONDITIONS AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS (include special requirements, e.g., lifting, travel, overtime)
      • Professional atmosphere working closely with others with the ability to work in a fast-paced office environment handling multiple demands.
      • Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary and use and teach others to use the PC and Lab/Classroom equipment.
      • Able to transfer paper-based/text information into online or multi-media materials when necessary.
      • Must be able to prioritize workload and utilize various sources of communication such as written, non-verbal, auditory, and oral to effectively impart information to others.
      • Must be able to shift priorities quickly and adapt to a constantly changing environment; have the flexibility to alter the schedule to meet the needs 3 of the staff. It is required to be prepared to travel to deliver training to remote offices for extended periods.
      • Travel to various THP offices required, including travel outside the state, and potentially country. These trips could last the duration of a course (3-5 weeks). Valid US passport strongly suggested.
        CONFIDENTIAL DATAAll information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters while working at Tufts Health Plan is considered confidential. I will be exposed to and required to deal with highly confidential and sensitive material and must adhere to corporate compliance policy and department guidelines/policies and all applicable laws and regulations at all times. -Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionPoint32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do-from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our DEI strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. -COVID PolicyPlease note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law. -About the CompanyPoint32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities.This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Point32Health. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Req ID: R5242

Keywords: TalentBoost (Point32Health), Boston , Training Specialist - Operations, Other , Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

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