Kadlec Surgical Technologist - Operating Room in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Surgical Technologist to join our growing Operating Room Team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0. 10 hour variable shifts. (Primary: Evening shift, 11:00a - 9:30p. Subject to change depending on department needs.) Rotating call required.

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About our Operating Room: Our 24/7 12 state-of-the-art surgery suites include user-friendly, integrated technologies, enabling the entire surgical team to work safely and efficiently. Kadlec provides a full range of services: Cardiothoracic, Open Heart, Neurosurgery, Trauma, Total Joint, Orthopedics, Laser, Laparoscopic, Lithotripsy, Urology, Robotics, General, GYN, and ENT, Plastics, Uro-Gyn, and Vascular with the newest technology including Image-Guided Navigation.

About our Benefits: Kadlec offers an extensive benefits package. Our healthcare plans include low-to-no-cost premiums, free preventative care, no waiting period, and an additional health incentive contribution that can be used to cover eligible medical expenses. Employer matching retirement contributions also begin without a waiting period!


Minimum Requirements:

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

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

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an Accredited Training Program preferred.*

  • Surgical Technologist experience preferred.*

  • *Either graduation from an Accredited Training Program or recent/relevant Surgical Technologist experience is required.

  • National certification as a Surgical Technologist preferred.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

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. Also assists with surgical procedures in the Operating Room and performs routine and delegated duties according to departmental policies.

  • Consistently maintains a customer service focus when providing patient care.

  • Sets up the assigned operating room following established department procedures assuring the equipment is appropriate for the specific surgery.

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

  • Assists in positioning the patient when needed; drapes patient; maintains sterile field during the procedure. Responsible to create adequate space surrounding the sterile field.

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

  • Assists 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.

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: Evening

Job Category: Surgical Techs

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 218805