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Providence Health & Services Central Processing Technician in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Central Processing Technician (Medical Supplies, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Consistently demonstrate adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with laws, regulatory requirements

  • Consistently demonstrate adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations

  • Employee demonstrate knowledge of PSMMC’s policy on Patients Rights and Responsibilities and respect these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities

  • Actively participate in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards

  • Demonstrate leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve

  • Participate in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff

  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate

  • Follow established policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection

  • Maintain positive working relationships and foster a cooperative work environment

  • Communicate clearly and appropriately using age specific standards with patients and families of patients

  • Communicate in a professional and appropriate manner when interacting with colleagues, supervisors, peers, physicians, etc. Friendly, positive customer relations required

  • Provide clear, concise, pertinent reports/information

  • Maintain work areas, equipment in a clean, organized, safe manner. Cleans work areas (sink, counter tops, walls and carts) daily and monthly as assigned. Cleans sterilizers, cards, etc. following the required standards

  • Fill orders and distribute supplies in accordance with departmental policy Assign priority to emergency requests

  • Prepare surgical case carts according to established procedure

  • Facilitate equipment and instrument repair by removing from use and filling out work order or requisition. Departments notified on one of a kind being sent out and loaners to be ordered as necessary

  • Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures

  • Assist in orientation of new employees to each work assignment area and total department operation

  • Participate, as assigned, in annual inventory

  • Employee complete all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously

  • Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)

  • Previous Central Supply, Processing or CNA experience

  • National certification (IAHCSMM) or be willing to attain it within the first 12 months of hire

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Sterile Processing Techs (Central Services Techs)

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 260047