Creating an Effective Lift Team

Creating an Effective Lift Team

Developing, implementing and maintaining an effective lift team requires as much planning as implementing a full SPHM program. This section provides resources to start a new lift team or review an existing one.


  1. Identifying the need for a lift team
  2. Creating a lift team structure
  3. Identifying who to hire?
  4. Job descriptions
  5. Training and education
  6. Communicating with your lift team
  7. Using technology with your lift team
  8. Evaluating the effectiveness of your lift team
  9. Lift team policies
  10. Integrating the use of the lift team with your clinical staff duties and responsibilities
  11. Creating a business case for a lift team
  12. Marketing your lift team