Cantel Medical

  • Lab Technician

    Location US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Cantel Dental
  • Company Overview

    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 medical is a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, specializing in the following operating units:



    Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.


    Life Sciences 

    Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc. and MEDIVATORS.



    Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.

    Job Overview

    This position performs assigned laboratory procedures, including data entry, processing and resulting of biological indicator spore strip tests

    Main Responsibilities

    • Aseptic transfer of tests, categorizing incoming customer tests, performing Gram stain technique to verify positive test results
    • maintain accurate customer records
    • Follows the laboratory procedure for testing samples including
    • Sorting envelopes into single and double strips packs
    • Label the envelopes and perform data entry
    • Transferring of spore strips
    • Pulling and recording of positive samples
    • Various day-to-day preparation of lab supplies
    • Proficient at property software
    • Adheres to Laboratory quality control policies
    • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
    • All other assigned duties including
    • Opening mail
    • Cleaning of laboratory and office areas
    • Mail pick-up and counting
    • Restock supplies
    • Prep gram stains and view positives
    • Archive transferred envelopes


    • Associate degree and 1+ years’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a laboratory operation or technical/scientific field, and basic computer competency is required.
    • Some knowledge of aseptic laboratory techniques, and microscope familiarity is preferred
    • Requires attention to detail, manual dexterity, well-focused, sense of urgency, good work ethic, and ability to function as part of a team.


    • Laboratory setting, requires long periods of standing.
    • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.


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