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Urgent Care Assistant - Northeast Community Medical Center (PRN)

LMC Careers 
PRN 
 
 
Sa-Sun 8A-10P, Rotating Weekends


Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

The Urgent Care Assistant performs basic patient, visitor, and staff support services in order to enhance the flow and performance of the Urgent Care Department. These services may include stocking supplies both clinical and clerical, transporting patients to and from treatment areas, greeting patients and visitors as well as performing lobby and room checks to keep patients and visitors informed of their progress, and general cleaning in order to maintain a clean, safe, and professionally appearing environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Must have CPR or obtain CPR within 6 months of employment.
Required Training: Basic knowledge of computers.

Essential Functions
  • Stocking patient care rooms and clerical areas with required supplies based on set par levels and at the request of staff.
  • Ordering supplies based on set par levels. Receiving supplies and verifying that orders were delivered correctly.
  • Maintaining equipment and supplies in the appropriate areas and checking for cleanliness and working condition.
  • Answers the telephone in all areas and assists callers with obtaining the required information or directing calls to the appropriate staff or department.
  • Performs cleaning duties in the Urgent Care to ensure a clean, safe, and professionally appearing environment. This includes appropriately cleaning treatment rooms between each patient visit.
  • Interacts with patients and visitors in a manner that is welcoming and inviting to the Urgent Care. Keeps patients and visitors informed of delays and progress. Demonstrates ability to converse with patients and visitors of all age groups.
  • Assists Clinical Coordinators, Nurses, and Physicians with transporting patients to and from treatment rooms, lobby, discharge, and to ancillary departments as requested.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assists with Medical Records storage and secures records within the Medical Records area as appropriate.
  • Assist Guest Services by offering wayfinding for guests and visitors.
  • Assists clinical staff with transporting specimens to the lab using proper technique.
  • Answer nurse call lights.
  • Assists with patient referrals and scheduling tests.
  • Empties linen bags and trash as needed.
  • Completes patient rounding by performing lobby checks and room checks as well as assisting Volunteers in their assigned areas.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency such as a fire or other disaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

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