Hackensack Meridian Health

E S Sanitation Sorter I- FT- Day

Job ID
Medical Waste/Trash Disp
Hackensack University Med Cntr
Job Location
Position Type
Full Time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
Shift Hours
Weekend Work
Every Weekend
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed


Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian  Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to  succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are  team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how  we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep  getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of  positive change.


Come join our Amazing team here at Hackensack Meridian Health! We offer EXCELLENT benefits, Scheduling Flexibility, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and much more!!!


The E S Sanitation Sorter I is responsible for the collection of waste from porter closets throughout the Medical Center.


  • Collects waste in designated areas and removes by placing into the utility trucks. 
  • Sorts and separates waste according to class (i.e. regular waste separated from Regulated Medical Waste).
  • Compacts all waste.
  • Transports Regulated Medical Waste to the waste room to be ground and sterilized or compacted for placement in roll-off container.
  • Coordinates removal, packaging, and labeling of all chemotherapy and laboratory waste; stores laboratory waste in appropriate bins for removal. 
  • Supports all waste management efforts.
  • Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.


  • Ability to read and write in the English language.
  • Familiar with the distinctions between regulated medical waste, hazardous waste and garbage.


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