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Title:  On-Site Hospital Sharps Collector (Rocky Mount, Roanoke and Salem)

Requisition Id:  2790
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Posting Location:  USA-VA-Roanoke
Position Purpose:

 Would you like to join a team that rewards and promotes top performers? Would you enjoy working for a reputable, environmentally conscious company? If so, join Stericycle, where team members can grow and develop their skills and are encouraged to be innovative. Understanding that our fulltime team members work hard, you will be rewarded with competitive pay, paid time off, paid holidays, great work-life balance, medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and much more! At Stericycle, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership, and On-Site Hospital Sharps Collectors are an integral component of the Stericycle Sharps Management Service. Be our newest team member!


We are seeking an On-Site Hospital Sharps Collector who will work under management direction and will be required to travel between customer facilities, providing on-site placement and collection of Stericycle waste containers (Sharps, Rx, Haz, etc.) throughout healthcare facilities, based on the customer contract and as required or requested. This is a physically strenuous role involving lifting, pushing and pulling heavy carts and extensive walking throughout the hospitals. Although customer-facing, the person in this role will primarily work independently and will therefore need to be self-motivated and dependable.


This is a fulltime position working Monday-Friday, 32-33 hours weekly, servicing these facilities and following this schedule:

Mondays - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke - 6 hours, 6am-12noon

Tuesdays - Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, Roanoke - 6 hours, 7am–1pm (when driving between sites on the same work day, travel time and mileage between sites is paid)

Tuesdays - Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mount, 2 hours, 2pm-4pm 

Wednesdays - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke - 6 hours, 6am-12noon

Thursdays - Lewis Gale Medical Center, Salem - 6 hours, 6am–12pm 

Fridays - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke - 6 hours, 6am-12noon.

Immunizations and credentialing will possibly be necessary, based on customer requirements.

Key Job Activities:

1) Travels between customer healthcare facilities to proactively monitor, collect, and exchange waste containers for various Stericycle programs and services, including but not limited to Sharps Management Service, Pharmaceutical Waste and Document Shredding.

2) Interacts professionally with on site customer staff to ensure service expectations are met or exceeded.

3) Maintains a rigid collection and service schedule.

4) Communicates duty status on a defined schedule.

5) Performs other related duties as required or requested.



As the industry leader for medical waste collection, removal, and disposal, Stericycle puts the health and safety of our workers, healthcare providers, and community first. Stericycle team members support front line workers in hospitals and medical facilities collecting and disposing medical waste. In response to COVID-19 our employees have no patient contact and do not enter isolation rooms. And as always, we ensure our employees are provided the necessary PPE and training to perform their jobs safely. More questions? Visit Stericycle’s Employee Safety Measures FAQs page: https://www.stericycle.com/covid-hub/service-safety-measures.


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.