Medical Waste Handler

Trinity Health Corporation Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 months ago

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Under general supervision, performs all necessary requirements for segregating, packaging, and labeling of medical waste. Must ensure all medical waste meets all pre-transport requirements prior to shipment off site.


Considerable lifting, moving of heavy boxes, walking and standing. Part of day spent doing paperwork.

Position requires ability to constantly lift light objects more than 20 lbs., perform simple motor and gross body coordination skills; walk stand and sit for prolonged periods; see objects closely and hear normal sounds with some background noises. Position requires ability to frequently concentrate on moderate detail with interruption and attend to tasks for more than 60 minutes at a time. Individual must be able to understand and relate to specific ideas, generally one at a time, and remember tasks given for full shift.


Handles medical waste throughout all areas of the hospital. Employee may frequently be exposed to blood, body tissues or fluids; hazardous waste materials; fluctuations in temperature; seasonal conditions in outside weather.


FT- 40 hours per week every other weekend and holiday


The following description of the job responsibilities and standards are intended to reflect the significant responsibilities and duties the job, but is not intended to describe duties and/or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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Medical Waste Handler

Trinity Health Corporation