Day 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 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.





Job Summary

Transporting patient's specimens, supplies, pharmaceuticals, mail, and valuable packages to and from the hospital, physician's offices, community medical centers, other hospitals, DHEC and other locations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Minimum Years of Experience: None
Substitutable Education & Experience: None
Required Certifications/Licensure: Must have and maintain a SC driver's license with an acceptable driving safety record
Required Training:  None

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for mapping a daily route to provide daily delivery and pick-up service.
  • Accurate distribution and delivery of all specimens or parcels to appropriate locations.
  • Laboratory Specimens:            
    • The prompt, careful, and attentive collection of laboratory specimens from reference   laboratory account, to include verification of patient demographic information and   physician's name.           
    • Responsible for proper routine en-route storage of specimens, following "special  handling" instructions, to receipt at hospital laboratory.       
    • The safe transportation of patient specimens according to CAP and OSHA standards.
  • Delivery of mail to the Post Office that requires special handling or expediting.
  • Stays abreast of procedure and policy changes.
  • Responsibility for the care and maintenance of the hospital vehicle.
  • The clocking-in and delivery of laboratory specimens and delivery of parcels supplies, mail, etc. to the correct departments in a timely fashion.
  • Responsible for keeping to route in a timely manner.
  • Communicates in a friendly, positive, and professional manner to all persons encountered at all times.
  • Responds appropriately to problems with customers.
  • Maintains an optimistic and professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to physicians, office nursing and clerical staff, and co-workers. Shows courtesy, compassion, and respect. Conforms to service excellence policy and "house rules."

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a positive, confidence-building representation of hospital to physician offices, community medical centers, laboratory reference accounts, and to general community population.
  • In all respects, exert leadership by example toward the key LMC goal of being the hospital most favored by competent physicians and paying patients.
  • Laboratory Service:             
    • Responsible for making small purchases upon request and direction of the laboratory.  
    • The delivery and distribution of specimen collection supplies to the reference   laboratory accounts along with maintaining a backup inventory in the courier vehicle.  
    • Responsible for obtaining dry ice for the laboratory as needed.
  • General Service:             
    • Accurate paperwork must be maintained in all aspects of job.    
    • Logging of supplies, moneybags, etc. must be done without fail.     
    • May be asked to do other duties as the need arises relating to courier services. 
  • Adheres to required and recommended safety standards concerning transportation of specimens.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency.
  • Must be flexible. Routes may vary from day to day.
  • Appearance is important. Must wear LMC Courier Services shirt along with khaki pants. No shorts or other shirts allowed. Name badges must be worn at all times while on duty.
  • While it is important to follow posted schedules, you are expected to follow posted speed limits.

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