Cantel Medical

Laboratory Technician

US-NY-Cuba
Job ID
2017-3508
# Positions
1
Category
Operations
Cantel Healthcare Disposables

Company Overview

SPSmedical, a part of Crosstex International, a Cantel Medical company, is a New York based manufacturer of infection control consumables sold to healthcare facilities and industrial organizations worldwide.  www.spsmedical.com

 

Crosstex International is a leading global manufacturer of infection control and prevention products for the healthcare market. We create high quality, innovative products, the majority of which are manufactured in the United States. Our broad range of products for multiple healthcare disciplines include: SecureFit® Face Masks, ConFirm® Sterilization Monitoring, SaniTyze™ Waterless Antimicrobial Gel and our Patients Choice ® line of preventive products. With eleven manufacturing/distribution facilities around the world – 7 in the United States and 3 internationally – Crosstex services the global healthcare community in an efficient and timely manner. www.crosstex.com

Job Overview

Performs activities as necessary supporting a biological indicator laboratory including the manufacture of culture media, cultivation of bacterial spores, and related testing for the release of product.

Main Responsibilities

  • This position reports to the Laboratory Manager and will take direction from Senior Laboratory Technicians in the execution of daily lab activities
  • Has knowledge of common laboratory concepts and procedures
  • Manufacture of microbiological culture media, agar, and sterile water
  • Cultivation of bacterial spores
  • Perform laboratory tasks according to approved procedures
  • Use of a variety of lab equipment including autoclaves, centrifuge, balance, pipettes, and pH meter as required to meet job performance requirements
  • Responsible for general lab maintenance including but not limited to washing glassware, processing lab waste, and keeping an inventory of lab supplies
  • Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting laboratory areas, clean rooms, and equipment
  • Participates in team meetings as scheduled
  • Follows all laboratory procedures and applies appropriate judgement to successfully perform job duties
  • Understands the importance of attention to detail in following procedures and in the accurate completion of data records

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in science related field or 5 years lab experience in similar field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Well-organized and able to comfortably work in a fast-paced environment

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