Advanced ED Tech

Emergency Room 
Full Time 
PM Shift 

Sign-On Bonus: 3500.00 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.


The 607-bed teaching hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs more than 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year residencies. 

Job Summary

Under the clinical direction of the Medical Control Physician, process to promote and restore patient’s health status; collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; provides physical and psychological support to patients, family members and significant others.  Uses a systematic critical thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, clinical judgement, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems.  All responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the mission, vision, strategic imperative and standards of Lexington Medical Center, and in accordance with the provisions set forth by the South Carolina Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3 Years of Emergency Services Experience
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Active National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certification (NREMT-P) and South Carolina Paramedic Certification;
Must possess a valid state driver's license, BLS, ACLS, and PALS.

**Refer to Mandatory Certification Requirements P & P for required education / certification for various specialties.  
Required Training: Current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certification (NREMT-P)

Essential Functions

  • May function alone or as a multi member team.
  • Uses a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, clinical judgement, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems.
  • Identifies, synthesizes and interprets sources of data using reasonable clinical judgement to respond to dynamic situations in a timely and effective manner.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Promptly responds to all communication devices in order to meet patient needs on campus.
  • Scene size up, including universal precautions, scene safety, environmental hazards assessment, by-stander safety, and patient / caregiver interaction.
  • Establish positive rapport with patient and family.
  • Assess need for additional resources.
  • Initial assessment includes a general impression and status of patient's airway, breathing, and circulation.
  • Assess mental status (AVPU) and disability (GCS).Control major hemorrhage and assess overall priority of patient.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform a focused history and physical need based on patient's chief complaint.
  • Assess need for critical interventions.
  • Complete critical interventions and perform a complete secondary exam to include a baseline set of vital signs as directed by established protocols.
  • Maintain an ongoing assessment throughout transport.
  • Document all findings and information associated with the assessment, performed procedures, and any administration of medications in the EMR.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Demonstrates effective teamwork skills and maintains cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem solving methods.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • 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
  • 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