STERICYCLE, INC. Heathcare Sustainability Specialist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
Heathcare Sustainability Specialist Job ID #:25608 Location:US-UT-Salt Lake City Position Type: Full-Time Functional Area:Compliance Education Required:HS Diploma-GED Relocation Provided: No Experience Required:5 - 7 Years Position Description This position is responsible for providing guidance towards the safe and efficient handling and processing of all Integrated Waste Stream Solutions (IWSS) contracted by the facility(s). Ensures the services provided to the facility(s) by Stericycle and Stericycle vendors consistently meets customer service expectations, regulatory and safety compliance measures, and operates in a productive and profitable manner. Maintains or exceeds margins in line with Stericycle standards or projected goals for the customer. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Oversee and manage the IWSS Program within assigned geography. Serve as the project leader in managing key service conversions. * Work with selected vendors to proactively plan out the key steps in the conversion to meet customer requirements in terms of timing and service. * Order equipment and coordinate the placement of equipment throughout the facility. * In partnership with the Integrated Waste Compliance Consultant, follow up and provide additional training required by the account. * Work with the key decision makers within assigned account to ensure a smooth transition to services provided by Stericycle or its vendors. * Resolve problems that may arise whether internal or external with the utmost professionalism. Monitors the performance of each service provider to ensure their performance and cost goals are being achieved. * Serves as the main point of contact for all service related issues. * Ensures service requirements are met. * Monitors all invoices for accuracy. * Looks for ways to reduce costs (including vendor costs) while still meeting the customer's expectations. Builds good relationships with key decision makers within assigned accounts and keeps them advised of the program's progress. * Participates in the hospital's Green Teams and Environment of Care Committees. * Provides follow up and ongoing training for IWSS service specifics for hospital staff and employees. Is viewed as the sustainability specialist to all assigned customers. * Provides regular updates on progress to internal Stericycle teammates as well as the customer. * Looks for new opportunities to reduce cost and improve performance. Ensures hospital waste streams are managed in a safe and compliant manner. * Provides expert knowledge on each of the regulations associated with the waste streams being managed (i.e., EPA, DOT, OSHA, The Joint Commission and any other state or local regulations). * In partnership with the Integrated Waste Compliance Specialist, train hospital personnel on the regulatory requirements of the waste streams being managed. (i.e., DOT) * Utilize the Integrated Waste Compliance Specialist for annual compliance audits and ongoing unit to unit training, as needed, to achieve program goals. * Proactively works with the customer to address compliance concerns in a helpful and consultative manner. Ensures Stericycle gross profit goals are achieved. * Reduce Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) (training & container placement). * Reduce the price of services (manage vendor charges). * Reduce service expense (i.e., reduced pulls). * Successful waste diversion (i.e., solid waste out of RMW, recycling materi... For full info follow application link. It is the policy of Stericycle, as an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer, to hire the best qualified people available without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, religion, status with regard to public assistance, order of protection status, disability, or veteran status.