Amserve LLC is proud to announce that Mr. Christos Sierros, Consultant at Amserve LLC, was certified by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as a Certified Life Safety Specialist (CLSS-HC) for Health Care Facility Managers, on May 21, 2019.
As a CLSS-HC certification holder, Mr. Sierros has provided evidence of his education and experience by passing a rigorous examination required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as the certifying body. Mr. Sierros, who holds the graduate degrees of Master of Health Services Administration and Master of Science in Finance, has also earned the following professional certifications: Healthcare Accreditation Certified Professional (HACP), Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), Certified Compliance Professional (CCP), and Certified in Healthcare Privacy (CHP).
The Certified Life Safety Specialist (CLSS-HC) for Health Care Facility Managers credential is administered by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The CLSS-HC credential highlights a facility manager’s knowledge of the many life safety challenges within a health care environment, and how to keep a facility in compliance with CMS requirements. The CLSS-HC certification is based on the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, one of the most important codes facility managers must interpret.
The goals of NFPA’s CLSS-HC certification program are to:
- recognize and provide evidence of competence with life safety challenges within a health care environment
- ensure proficiency in the use of NFPA 101, Life Safety Code
- enhance professionalism
- promote professional development
- ensure a uniform, fair process for certification that is accessible to everyone
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The NFPA is headquartered in Quincy, MA, and it has approximately 50,000 members and 9,000 volunteers working with the organization through its 250 technical committees.
NFPA delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards, research, training, education, outreach and advocacy; and by partnering with others who share an interest in furthering its mission. NFPA’s mission is to help save lives and reduce loss with information, knowledge and passion.
About Amserve LLC:
Headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL, Amserve LLC strives to be an ongoing source of expertise and offers consulting services to healthcare organizations and facilities on a wide range of accreditation & regulatory compliance matters. Amserve LLC’s consulting services include Joint Commission & CMS Survey Support, Continuous Survey Readiness, Mock Surveys, Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance, Life Safety, Emergency Management, Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Performance / Quality Improvement.