Surgical Care Affiliates

Purchaser/Surgical Technician Certified (FT) - Texas Health Surgery Center Bedford

Job Locations US-TX-Bedford
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Texas Health Surgery Center, located in Bedford, TX, offers quality care, specialized equipment and advanced technology in a safe, family friendly environment. Want to know more about our Surgery Center? Click Here


Fantastic Benefits:

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are actively hiring for a Purchaser/Certified Surgical Technician.


  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.
  • Responsible for purchasing supplies/equipment for surgery center
  • Works closely with managers to determine level of inventory
  • Maintains appropriate inventory levels as dictated by surgical volume
  • Receives, unpacks supplies, and stocks shelves in storage areas and operating rooms
  • Ships equipment, supplies, and outdated inventory as necessary
  • Packages and reorders pathology specimens and ships/handles/transports supplies when necessary
  • Matches invoices with packing/shipping slips and/or purchase orders for AP processing
  • Meets and negotiates prices with sales reps. and keeps accurate record of prices, quotes, and purchases
  • Ensures all purchased items are correctly billed for accurate invoice payments
  • Maintains equipment maintenance contracts
  • Updates computer inventory
  • Assists in the orientation of all new employees with reference to supplies and receiving area
  • Demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.
  • Attends and participates in team meetings and in-service programs
  • Demonstrates competency in performing job task and operating equipment on an annual basis
  • Attends professional training seminars related to job development and education
  • Ability and willingness to cross train into other areas mandatory
  • Maintain radiation safety at all times in accordance with facility policies and procedures. 
  • Clean and prepare surgical instruments for processing and transport them to the decontamination areas. 
  • Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes. 
  • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient’s condition and response to care. 
  • Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly. 
  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders. 
  • Assist with post procedure cleaning of the operative or other invasive procedure room and preparation of room for subsequent patients. 
  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care. 
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects. 
  • Participate in the performance appraisal process. 
  • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships. 
  • Maintain required competencies. 
  • Pursue professional growth. 
  • Act as a patient advocate and main privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information. 
  • Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care. 
  • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles. 
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.  


  • High School Graduate or equivalent. 
  • Graduate of a recognized and accredited Surgical Technologist Program.   
  • Prior Experience as a Surgical Technologist preferred.   
  • Current Surgical Technologist certification preferred.   
  • Successful completion of BCLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BCLS certification. 
  • Surgery Center Experience Preferred
  • CST Experience a Plus
  • Must have 1-2 years previous experience and/or knowledge of computers, medical terminology, medical/surgical supplies and equipment required
  • Intermediate skills on computer input and personal computer operations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Utilize time efficiently

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment 
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions 
  • Ability to lift or move boxes in excess of 50 pounds; which may require pushing, pulling and essentially utilizing a full range of body movement. Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Ability to reach, grasp, use fine finger movement, and feel fine sensation to discern temperature, texture, size and shape.
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range 
  • Working irregular hours  


Skills Required

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit


Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan


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