Infectious Waste Specialist in Denver, CO at HSS Inc.

Date Posted: 6/16/2017

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    Denver, CO
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Job Description

Position Summary:

The goal of the Medical Waste Specialist is to complete a very important job function at Denver Health, the removal of medical waste, including infectious waste, throughout the hospital complex. This needs to be done so others are safe from any contamination with medical waste products. This person will work with a high degree of autonomy and provides a high level of customer service.

SANIPAK TEAM SUMMARY Removal and disposal of all waste in a Medical Facility, including infectious waste Collecting from the floors all medical waste and disposal of waste using the dumpster or the SaniPak if infectious waste.

Schedule: Saturday & Sunday 4am-2:30pm

Essential Responsibilities/Functions: Routine waste will be picked up from the respective trash holding rooms on a scheduled basis using contained trash carts. Take trash down to dumpster. Dispose of as directed.

-Infectious Waste will be designated with proper red bags or special bags marked infectious waste. This waste will be taken to the Sani-Pak machine and placed into the machine following safe procedures as directed. When the machine has been loaded, set the Sani-Pak controls as directed and run the operation until the infectious waste has been deemed safe to dispose of.

Required Qualifications

* Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs on a regular basis

* Must be able to walk long distances and stand for very long periods of time High School diploma/GED

* Must be able to read, write English.

* Proficient computer skills including Microsoft products.

*Ability to complete on-line forms, communicate via email & text messages, and calendar applications.

Preferred Qualifications Previous Environmental Services, custodial, or Infectious Waste Worker experience. HSS is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Drug-Free workplace employer

HSS will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or any other status protected by law


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