Kadlec Sterile Processing Technician in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has anexciting opportunity for Sterile Processing Technician to join our growing Sterile Processing team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Per Diem. 8 or 12 hour variable shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification required. If no CRCST Certification, must be obtained within one year from date of hire and/or transfer into the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Central Supply Room and/or Sterile Processing Department experience highly preferred.

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

As a Sterile Processing Technician 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.

  • Cleans, inspects, assembles and wraps instrument trays; checks for contamination, tears, holes and moisture in linens.

  • Maintains a variety of logs and records relating to the operation of sterilizing equipment.

  • Maintains inventory of supplies, notifies appropriate personnel as needed.

  • Operates and maintains the sterilizing equipment in the Instrument and Decontamination room assuring proper functioning and sterilizing temperatures, pressures and time cycles.

  • Delivers instruments and supplies to the Operating Room, Central Supply, and other departments.

  • Adheres to department safety policies and procedures in operating equipment and handling contaminated materials; follows Universal Precautions. Wears impervious gown, facemask, gloves, and goggles in the decontamination room.

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, Washington, 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 212826