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Cantel Medical

Laboratory Technician

Post Date:Sep 30, 2020Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/30/2020Salary:
Location:US-NY-Cuba Job Reference:2020-7923

Job Description:

Who we are

At Cantel, preventing infection is our business.  As a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that improve outcomes and help save lives.  We accomplish this mission by delivering our products through the following operating units:
Medical: Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. The medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents we manufacture and distribute are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes.
Life Sciences: Water purification systems for dialysis facilities.  We work with leading dialysis caregivers, delivering hemodialysis dialyzers and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products.
Dental: Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market (face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants). 
Cantel employees are inspired to improve the lives of patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.   If you are looking for a company driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and have the passion to shape the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you.  Join us and see why people love working here.

About the role

Performs data entry and processing of biological indicator spore strip tests in a high volume culture lab. Primarily serving the dental industry, B.I. spore strip tests are used in autoclave performance testing for sterility assurance.  #CB

What you will do

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Follows laboratory procedure for testing samples including:
    • Sorting envelopes by test type and bundling them into packs
    • Labeling the test envelopes
    • Performing data entry
    • Transferring of spore strips into test tubes
    • Filling test tubes with media
    • Following SOPs to ensure appropriate incubation protocol
    • Record results of test samples
  • Performs all other assigned duties including but not limited to:
    • Prep, gram stain and view samples exhibiting bacterial growth
    • Media approvals including growth promotion and sterility checks
    • Counting and opening test envelopes
    • Cleaning of laboratory and office areas
    • Restock supplies in laboratory and office areas
    • Scan and archive completed test envelopes
  • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results
  • Proficient in property software upon completion of training
General Job Expectations:
  • Complies with company policies and procedures
  • Plan, organize, prioritize and execute assigned work
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Adheres to laboratory quality control policies

What we are looking for

The Ideal candidate:
  • Self-reviews for accuracy and quality
  • Is self-motivated, always considering ways to improve efficiency of process
  • Works as part of a team to complete the daily workload, which may vary throughout the week
  • Has a reasonable sense of urgency for assigned tasks
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree in Biology or related science field preferred.
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be able to read and understand all SOP's pertaining to their department
  • Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Basic computer skills including 10-key

Contact Information
Cantel Medical

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