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Purchasing Agent Clerk - Denver Surgery Center
Surgery Care Affiliates     Denver, CO 80238


Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.

As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:

+ We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.

+ We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.

+ We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.

+ We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.

The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going—and the growing career opportunities for YOU.


The Purchasing/Supply Clerk is responsible assisting with the facility inventory management plan to support patient care, and to achieve organizational goals as directed by the facility management. The Purchasing/Supply Clerk performs duties according to scope of practice designated by the facility position description, role and responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Responsible to maintain the facility inventory management plan in the interest of delivering safe patient care as directed by the facility leadership.

+ Responsible for the receipt and distribution of supply, floor stock, office and stock supplies and rental equipment

+ Maintains adequate levels of inventory

+ Returns/removes excess stock

+ Follows regulatory requirements and accreditation guidelines, to support safety and security procedures:

+ Performs periodic physical inventories as assigned and according to identified schedules

+ Keeps carts and shelves to standards: 6" from floor, 18" from ceiling.

+ Monitors, tracks, returns outdated supplies to ensure that no outdated supply is issued.

+ Ensures all receipts have purchase order numbers and are authorized.

+ Checks all incoming shipments for damage.

+ Follows major vendor contracts and policies from SCA.

+ Provides economic and conservative management of facility property.

+ Demonstrates appropriate awareness of age specific development needs for the population served

+ Ensures timely removal of soiled linen, and biohazardous and non-hazard waste throughout facility according to linen and waste management contracts

+ Pulls and stocks supplies for main supply areas and facility departments

+ Distributes "Special Order Items" throughout facility

+ Responsible for the department's accurate record keeping and reporting

+ Keeps all departments informed of shortages, back-orders, re-calls and any supply issues affecting requests/needs

+ Communicates to all vendors, sales reps and accounts as liaison for clinical Teammates

+ Meets all established deadlines for the ordering, receipt, delivery and storage of supplies

+ Checks and distributes all orders promptly and accurately

+ Provides Administrator with data as requested

+ Demonstrates ability to meet patients and family's learning needs as identified in the plan of care under the direction of the facility leadership.

+ Assists facility leaders to provide supplies and equipment as needed for patient care needs

+ Assists the facility leaders to provide appropriate interventions related to patient and environmental safety issues.

+ Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.

+ Completes competencies and competencies checklists for education and training specific to job position, duties, role and responsibilities and according to facility policy


+ High School graduate or equivalent

+ Prefer 1-2 years of experience in medical supplies/equipment and materials management.

+ Current BLS card or within 90 days of hire

+ Must be able to lift 50 pounds, move, bend, stand for long periods of time, hand and finger agility.

USD $18.80/Hr. USD $33.51/Hr.

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