Clinical Transport Assistant

Emergency Room  
Full Time
AM Shift 

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 557-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 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.

Job Summary

This role is responsible for assisting the clinical team: e.g. imaging technologists, nurses, and physicians with all daily activities of the department as described. These duties may include greeting patients and family members, handling of oxygen tanks, transporting monitored or unmonitored patients to/from all clinical areas and assisting in preparing patients for exams.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum Years of Experience:  None
  • Substitutable Education & Experience:  None
  • Required Certifications/Licensure:  CPR certification (must get CPR certification within the first 90 days of employment
  • Required Training:  None

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates competence to assist in the care for the following patient population for services (bariatric, cardiac, stroke, orthopedic, etc.):  
    • Infant (Birth to 1 year)           
    • Child (1 year through 12 years)          
    • Adolescent (13 years through 17 years)         
    • Adult (18 years to 65 years)          
    • Geriatric (over 65 years)
  • Properly identifies all patients for procedures and safely transports or assists them to the appropriate exam room. Completes the Fill out Ticket to Ride for each patient before transporting.
  • Transports supplies, equipment and instruments for the department. Returns and or deliver items (O2 tanks, O2 holders etc.) to appropriate areas or personnel.
  • Performs related duties such as basic knowledge and skill related to all department specific areas or modalities in order to assist the clinical staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Adheres to universal precaution techniques in performance of daily activities.
  • Has the ability to utilize hospital EPIC computer system.
  • Understands and helps in satisfying customer needs. Customers include patients and their families, guests, medical staff, and co-workers who represent developmentally, socioeconomic and culturally diverse groups. Responds positively to change and shows a willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency; i.e. fire or 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)
  • 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