• Waste Management Specialist, The David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2019 4:52 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Memorial Sloan Kettering is seeking a Waste Management Specialist to follow established hospital procedures for handling, containment, and disposal of solid and infectious waste. This role will be located at our Josie Robertson Surgery Center.


    You Will: 

    • Ensure all hazardous and regulated medical waste is properly scanned, segregated, packaged, transported and staged for removal
    • Transport full or empty regulated medical waste bins using tugger from dock to waste management room. All regulated medical waste bins must be closed prior to transport
    • Scan all waste brought into waste management room for low levels of radioactivity utilizing scintillators
    • Separate and stage radioactive waste for removal from waste management room by the Radiation Safety Department
    • Weigh full regulated medical waste bins and document weight
    • Package, tag and label pathological and regulated medical waste according to regulatory standards
    • Transport packaged pathological waste or regulated medical waste in closed leakproof bin using tugger to stage on dock(s) for removal
    •  Ensure that mops are cleaned and disinfected for use throughout the facility
    • Wash mops according to the designated wash cycle
    • Dry mops thoroughly using designated drying cycle
    • Clean and disinfect the waste management room walls and floor
    • Organize all bins and equipment
    • Ensure waste management room is floor is free of debris
    • Dry mop waste management room floor

    You need: 

    • Ability to read, write and understand basic instructions
    • High School / GED preferred, but not required 
    • Schedule flexibility / shift flexibility required

    Must be able to work all available hours and shifts. 


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


    Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


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