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Kadlec Surgical Technologist - Operating Room in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Technologist to join our growing Kadlec Regional Medical Center team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full Time, 1.0. 8/10 day shifts. Shifts include weekends. Call required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution

  • Current registration as a Surgical Technologist (ST) in Washington State as per RCW 18.215

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an Accredited Training Program

  • 1 year Surgical Technologist scrub experience

  • National certification as a Surgical Technologist

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

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

As a Surgical Technologist you will assist in the preparation and care of surgical patients ranging from infants to geriatrics; Assists with surgical procedures in the Ambulatory Surgery Center; and performs routine and delegated duties according to departmental policies.

  • Take direction from the registered nurse related to patient safety in the case.

  • Obtain and arrange on instrument table all surgical instruments and supplies that are required for the surgery.

  • Assist in positioning the patient when needed; drapes patient; maintains sterile field during the procedure.

  • Responsible to create adequate space surrounding the sterile field.

  • Adhere to department policies and procedures related to aseptic technique and sterile techniques; complies with Universal Precautions, AORN standards, and APIC for Operating Room standards.

  • Assist surgeon, and other team members, during the procedure by passing instruments, sponges, sutures and other needed equipment as requested and handles instruments/equipment according to manufacturer’s recommendations and department policies.

  • Develop and maintain a surgical conscientious for each surgical patient.

  • Maintain levelheadedness and a calm demeanor during emergency situations.

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: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 258429