Nursing Technician II

7th Surgical - East  
Part Time
AM/PM 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

Member of the nursing care team. Provides direct patient care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Provides patient support as directed for a variety of activities including (but not limited to): nutrition services, transport, daily hygiene, mobility, and data collection.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education:  High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience:  1 Year of experience as a nurse tech
Substitutable Education & Experience:  1 Year of experience can be substituted for Certification as a Nursing Assistant or successful completion of fundamentals of nursing course
Required Certifications/Licensure:  BLS required within the first 90 days of hire
Required Training:  None

Essential Functions

  • PATIENT CARE & SUPPORT          
    • Participates in interventions related to the patient plan of care.     
    • Reports to nurse changes in patient condition and observations relevant to patients  needs.         
    • Provides safety measures in accordance with unit standards.     
    • Recognizes need for safety measures and takes appropriate action to prevent injury.        
    • Demonstrates ability to provide a comfortable environment of care in accordance with unit standards:         
      • Prepares rooms and/or equipment for expected admissions.     
      • Assists with admission procedures and orients patient to environment.    
      • Provides assistance with all activities of daily living for patients.     
      • Changes linen and makes bed, organizes the patient’s environment, and performs other personalized services within prescribed limits.   
      • Prepares patient for discharge/transfer by obtaining necessary equipment and gathering belongings.
    • Shares knowledge/expertise with co-workers and promotes a positive working environment.         
    • Accepts work assignments readily.         
    • Abides by LMC’s Code of Conduct.         
    • Demonstrates knowledge of area and organizational activities by attending or reading minutes of staff meetings, and other communications.  
    • Is able to verbalize and/or demonstrate knowledge of the PI process OR is aware of unit performance improvement activities.     
    • Supports and participates actively in change processes/performance improvement activities by willingly adopting new methods.    
    • Functions as a role model for students and staff and displays positive problem solving behavior.        
    • Demonstrates timely communication of patient events/issues to appropriate persons.
    • Uses time and supplies/equipment in an efficient and effective manner.    
    • 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 ability to coordinate tasks.      
    • Demonstrates effective teamwork skills and maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding  to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.     
    • Completes assigned tasks within specified time frame.

Duties & Responsibilities

    • Prioritizes workload to best meet both patient and unit needs.     
    • Restocks rooms with supplies needed for patient care.      
    • Assists in performing and documenting environmental checks as required by LMC policy and regulatory agencies.     
    • Promptly responds to all communication devices in order to meet patient needs.
    • Enters pertinent information into the electronic medical record.     
    • Performs chart maintenance by:          
      • Verifies that all information in the patient chart is correctly labeled and filed and initiates appropriate action when necessary (patient   label, face sheets, etc.).   
      • Assembles, checks and routes patient files in cases of surgery, transfer (to include new ID bracelet), discharge or death according to   procedure.   
    • Schedules physician appointments, call physician consults, requests copies of the medical record (when indicated) and arranges transportation for  patients as requested.  
    • Demonstrates knowledge and effective use of medical terminology.    
    • Maintains established stock levels of clerical supplies.      
    • Restocks and /or orders supplies.         
    • Removes outdated forms or supplies from unit, organizes clerical supplies and makes  up new charts.        
    • Credits supplies and equipment to appropriate department.     
    • Orders specialty items (from in-house as well as outside vendors) for patients.   
    • Promptly follows appropriate procedure for returning specialty equipment from outside vendors.
    • Maintains required certifications.         
    • Completes yearly safety training and other mandatory classes.     
    • Meets or exceeds all LMC requirements for attendance and service expectations.  
    • Complies with all annual employee health requirements.      
    • Ensure Hazardous Waste or Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals are discarded, stored, and managed with other compatible waste streams in containers that are properly labeled and closed prior to being shipped offsite for proper disposal.  Initial RCRA training is received within 6 months of the hire date and continuing with annual RCRA training.
    • Perofrms 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