A non CDL Medical Waste Driver is responsible for transporting medical waste materials from various healthcare facilities to disposal or treatment facilities. They ensure the safe and efficient transport of hazardous and non-hazardous medical waste, following all relevant regulations and guidelines. This role requires attention to detail, adherence to safety protocols, and effective communication skills.
Operate a non CDL vehicle typically a box truck or van, adhering to all traffic laws and maintaining a clean driving record. Conduct pre and post trip inspections of the vehicle ensuring its in safe working condition.
Safely collect and transport medical waste, including sharps containers, biohazard bags, and other regulated materials, from healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, laboratories and pharmacies.
Interact with healthcare facility staff in a professional and courteous manner. Address customer concerns and inquiries related to waste collection and disposal. Accurately document manifest, bills of lading, and other transportation related documents.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid Drivers License (Class C)
Clean driving record and ability to operate a non cdl vehicle
Familiarity with local, state and federal regulations related to medical waste transportation ( Dept of Transportation regulations, OSHA guidelines).
Knowledge of proper handling and disposal procedures for medical waste materials.
Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy loads (up to 50lbs) and maneuver wheeled containers.
Ability to work independently and responsibility demonstrating reliability and punctuality.