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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Environ. Svcs. Aide Specialist-BAIC

2 days agoNew York, NY

Company Overview

 The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.


Vaccination for COVID-19 and Influenza (flu) is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series). Exceptions from the COVID-19 and Influenza (flu) vaccine requirements are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical, religious, or fully remote exemption.  Requests for exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved exemption is required to start work. 

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 BAIC location. 


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
  • 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



Monday-Friday, between the hours of 4pm-1am.  Weekends as needed 


Pay Range $22.11-$30.62


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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.


Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: 428273696
Employment Type: Other

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