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Plant Maintenance

Saint Louis, MO 63147

Post Date: 04/25/18 Job ID: 44915 Industry: Warehouse General

HireLevel powered by Extra Help is hiring for a Medical Waste Technician in St. Louis, MO!

Job Category: Contract, 3 Months

Location: St. Louis, MO

Shift: 2nd shift that may vary

Similar Positions: Biohazard Waste Disposal, Health Waste Disposal, Sterilization Technician

Compensation: $17.10 an hour

Additional Responsibilities of the Medical Waste Technician:
  • Unload waste from incoming vehicles
  • Separates non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated
  • Stage waste on conveyor system or properly stack waste for scanning in the Biotrack system
  • Scan waste into the Biotrack system for proper recordkeeping purposes
  • Load autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing
  • Place re-usable containers on tub wash line for decontamination
  • Operates tub wash unit insuring the wash unit is operating properly.
  • Removes clean tubs from wash unit, inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
  • Operates tub wash sprayer for oversized reusable tubs insuring the unit is operating properly.
  • Inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
  • Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reloads assigned re-usable tubs and insures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor.
  • Informs plant supervisor the vehicle is ready to be moved from dock area.
  • Insures housekeeping issues, e.G., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately.
  • Assists in other areas of the plant operation as directed.

Requirements of the Medical Waste Technician:
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED). One year related experience or training or combination of experience and training, demonstrating strong communication skills and tact.
  • Position requires extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing. Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing as much as 500 pounds.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of barcode scanning and basic computer skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations.

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