Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 1/11/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:






If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Material Handler – Environmental Services Department

Job Summary

Ensures the proper handling and disposal of soiled linen, regulated and hotel waste. Collects, weighs and records all appropriate materials as required for regulatory agency review. Maintains daily record of collected soiled linen. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Essential Duties

  • Wears rubber gloves, protective eye gear, and all PPE.
  • Utilizes proper carts for each job function: Soiled Linens, Regulated Waste, & Bio-Hazards.
  • Collects, weighs and records collected soiled linen daily
  • Stores recorded soiled linen in holding room for next day pick-up
  • Collects and disposes waste into compactor
  • Cleans and disinfects cart weekly or when visibly soiled
  • Collects, weighs and records infectious waste
  • Packages regulated waste
  • Double red bags the assembled boxes
  • Places recorded infectious waste into box
  • Ties double red bag with tape and seals up box with tape
  • Stamps address box and places neatly for BFI pick-up

Additional Information

Important COVID message

Please note, Saint Anne’s Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Application Instructions

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