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LPN-PN

LMC Swansea Primary Care 
Full Time
Regular 
AM/PM Shift 


Lexington Medical Center just completed South Carolina’s largest hospital expansion, adding 8 new operating rooms and 71 inpatient beds giving a total of 485 beds, and is one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. Lexington Medical Center is one of the top surgical centers in the region performing more than 23,000 surgeries each year. It anchors a health care network that includes six community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals.

The network also has cardiovascular and oncology care affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and more than 65 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 85,000 patients each year.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing nursing care to patients in a professional and courteous manner. Performs a wide variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for patients under the direction of the manager/provider.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum Years of Experience:  None
  • Substitutable Education & Experience:  None
  • Required Certifications/Licensure:  Current South Carolina license as a Licensed Practical Nurse;  Basic first aid knowledge and current CPR certification
  • Required Training:  None
Essential Functions
  • Maintains a positive attitude. Has contact by phone, correspondence, or personal meetings with persons in other departments or outside the practice; tact is required in these contacts and the employee assumes the responsibility for harmonious relationships.   
  • Demonstrates the following:       
    • Appropriate communication of information to all ages.     
      • Infant – Birth to 1 year; Child – 1 year through 12 years; Adolescent – 13 years through 17 years;   Adult – 18 years through 65 years;  Geriatric – Over 65 years     
    • Responsiveness to all patients and office staff requests and needs.    
    •  Performance of duties assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, i.e., fire or disaster
  • Provides/Performs       
    • Communication          
      • Telephones (Answer, Transfer)       
      • Orders/Messages        
      • Phone Triage          
        • Physician – Orders, Patient Issues, etc.     
        • Patient – Concerns, treatment, etc.      
        • Staff – Patient Care, Referrals, Precertification, etc.       
      • Understands and agrees to seek compliance with   appropriate health and safety regulatory agencies   
    • Scheduling         
      • Referrals; Appointments; Ancillaries;  Surgeries (Inpatient, Outpatient);  Hospital Admissions       
    • Medical Records         
      • Documentation;  Forms – Chart Structure; Chart Maintenance; Chart Filing/Pulling (Diagnostic Reports, Transcription,   Correspondence);  Image Files; Faxing; Copying;  Mail In;  Mail Out
  • Lab          
    • Phlebotomy         
    • Specimen Collection and Processing      
    • Proficiency Testing        
    • Results Reporting
  • Medication Management        
    • Intravenous Infusion per P&P       
    • Subcutaneously, Intramuscular Intradermal     
    • Orally, Topical, Suppository, Sublingual, Inhalants    
    • Storage and Handling        
    • Ordering/Maintaining Levels
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Patient Care         
    • Exam Room – Preparation & Maintenance      
    • Conducts Patient Interview      
    • Chaperone – Assists patients as needed     
    • Assisting/Performing minor procedures      
    • Triage (By telephone or in person)      
    • Implement Physician Orders       
    • Patient Education        
    • Results Reporting         
    • Clinical Documentation
  • Operation of and responsibility for equipment (including, but not limited to, routine maintenance, ordering of supplies, log sheets and cleaning).       
    • General Office Equipment i.e. Fax, copier, etc.    
    • Patient Care Equipment i.e. BP, Temperature, Scales, etc.   
    • Specialized Equipment         
      • X-Ray; Bone Density; Ultrasound; Treadmill; Laboratory Equipment (Processing); Laser Equipment; Defibrillator; Holter Monitors; Cardiac Pacemakers; Other
  • In-service/Education         
    • Certification/Licensure       
    • Competency          
      • Department Orientation       
      • Annual Training
  • Log Sheets/ Audits         
    • Samples; Pharmacy; Mayday Equipment; Oxygen; Equipment
  • Instruments          
    • Stock Appropriately – Maintain Levels      
    • Cleaning / Sterilization       
    • Knowledge of and usage      
    • Storage
  • Leadership          
    • Provides Support and Guidance for Clinical Policies and   Procedures
  • Other           
    • Precertification/Authorization; Coding         - E & M / Basic Visits; Office Procedures/ Complex Visits; Surgeries; Hospital Services; Correspondence; Statistical Reports; Accounts Payable; Payroll
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

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)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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