Kadlec Sterile Processing Technician Lead (1.0 FTE, Variable/Primarily Evenings) in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for Sterile Processing Technician Lead to join our growing Sterile Processing team!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0. Variable shifts. (Primarily evenings.)


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.

  • One year acute care sterile processing experience required.

  • Current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a Healthcare Central Service Program from an accredited educational institution preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Sterile Processing Technician Lead, you perform a variety of tasks related to cleaning, sterilizing and assembling and wrapping surgical instruments; picks case carts; Restocks supplies and instrumentation; and completes other duties to facilitate the patient care team.

  • Directs work flow using Standard Work and LEAN processes.

  • Meets with manager, OR to determine scheduling needs are met.

  • Participates in the development of work schedules to accommodate work flow and meet department needs.

  • Assists with the training and orientation, in all aspects of Sterile Processing, of team members.

  • Documents competency completion and provides timely feedback on employee orientation progress to the unit manager.

  • Provides training to existing team members as new departments or as existing departments change their sterilization processes.

  • Acts as a liaison between the sterile processing team and the operating room team. Problem solves customer service issues as needed.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE.To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 159229