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Administrative Fellow

Physician Network Support Serv 
Full Time - 40 Hours 
Day Shift 
8-5

Voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019, the Lexington Medical Center Physician Network includes more than 450 physicians and advanced practice providers at 75 locations across the Midlands. 

From general medicine and orthopedics to oncology and neurosurgery, these dedicated physicians, specialists and surgeons combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.  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 Administrative Fellowship Program is designed to foster the development of management and leadership skills in individuals committed to a career in healthcare administration. The Fellow will receive hands-on practical experience in operational, organizational, and financial management aspects of an Independent Healthcare System. The Fellow will function as a member of the Physician Practice Network team with opportunities to share ideas, develop individual expertise, and support departmental efforts through guided professional experiences. The Fellow will work with various Lexington Medical Center Physician Practices, LMC Hospital Departments, and Community Medical Centers with their leadership.     

Fellowship Duration:  One year     

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Business Management, Health Services Management, Public Health or Related Field
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Theoretical knowledge of the healthcare delivery system; Proficiency is MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains a positive attitude and adheres to LMC Service Expectations.  
  • Demonstrates the following:
    • Appropriate communication of information to all ages.
    • Responsiveness to all patients, employee and physician requests and needs as directed while in a practice/project rotation.
    • Performance of duties assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.g., fire or disaster.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly work area. Work area will be assigned as applicable to the Fellowship department rotations.
  • Works directly with the Physician Network (PN) Development Team in establishing goals and objectives and follows them through to completion.
  • The Fellow will be committed to attend and complete a scheduled sequence of educational classes provided by Staff Development and the Physician Network. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist with special projects and activities as directed/assigned by the Physician Network (PN) Development Team, Physician Network Leadership, and LMC Executive Leadership. 
  • Represent the Fellowship program in various meetings and other department forums.  The Fellow may be asked to participate in various focus groups or committees to assist with project management and strategic planning.  
  • The Fellow will be expected to complete projects and day-to-day tasks including but not limited to areas of:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Financial Management
    • Operation Management
    • Risk and Compliance Management
    • Patient-Centered Care
    • Organizational Governance 
  • The Fellow will be exposed to opportunities of decision making, negotiating and team management. 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

  • Complete an application by clicking the “Apply Now” link.
  • Submit the required application packet components: (emailed as a single document to adminfellowship@lexhealth.org)
    a. Cover letter and resume
    b. Official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate work to date, scanned copies accepted)
    c. Three letters of recommendation

 

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
  • 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