Lab Technician 1st shift. Job in Rochester FOX8 Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425342183-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Cantel Medical
  • Location: Rochester, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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.

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. #CB

Who we are

At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that help our customers improve patient care. Choosing a career with Cantel means joining a company that's driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to shape the future of infection prevention. If you want to be inspired by your work and have a hand in shaping the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Come and see why people love working here.

Cantel is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives. Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products. Cantel is comprised of three divisions: Medical, Life Sciences and Dental