Registered Nurse(CMC)

LMC Swansea Primary Care  
Full Time
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 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

Position is responsible for providing nursing service to patients in a professional and courteous manner. Carries out Physician orders including but not limited to assisting with procedures, administering injections, performing phlebotomy, taking patient calls, cleaning and stocking exam rooms, calling in prescriptions, coordinating supply levels, pre-certifying patients medical services, and assisting the physician with all other patient care as requested. Urgent Care setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Currently licensed by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing;
ACLS certification: required within 1 year of hire date;
Certification in CPR.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Will coordinate, monitor and role model the delivery of patient care as ordered by the physician/primary care provider for the following patient population.
  • Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the following patient populations: 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)
  • Is evidenced by use of nursing policy and procedures to implement physician/primary care provider orders.
  • Plans and coordinates with the primary care provider teaching methods and content to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Delivers nursing services working collaboratively with family/patient, physicians and other health care team members - delegates and/or refers to partners appropriately.
  • Coordinates and assures completion of care as ordered by physicians/primary care providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of disease process.
  • Provides care to a group of patients including the administration of medications according to nursing policy and the documentation of these. EXAMPLE: Detects errors and takes appropriate action, seeks, information about new or unfamiliar drugs and procedures before administration.
  • Performs treatments and procedures according to nursing policy/procedure.
  • Ensures that physicians’ orders are transcribed and carried out.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of events, activities and changes in policies and procedures affecting practice.
  • Assists with evaluation of patient care according to established standards.
  • Meets unit specific critical elements.
  • Documentation of nursing services provided is compliant with standards/policies specific to documentation (i.e. medication administration).
  • Will embody those behaviors, philosophies and values which serve to uphold the ideals and enhance the image of Lexington Medical Center.
  • Abides by the Code of Conduct.
  • Respects patient’s “Bill of Rights.”
  • Identifies educational needs of self and maintaining current knowledge with documentation to support at least 12 hours of continuing education per year.
  • Participates in peer review as requested.
  • Role model for students and other personnel.
  • Contributes to and demonstrates knowledge of unit activities (i.e. unit b meetings, etc.).
  • Maintains positive attitude through change processes.
  • Maintains professional appearance.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Will contribute to plan for resource needs in order to ensure safe and effective operations by:
  • Prioritizing care.
  • Delegating tasks and managing care delivered by others.
  • Presenting a positive image to enhance recruitment and retention of staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing time in an efficient and/or productive manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to predict patient care hours needed based on assessment.
  • Contributes to the effective use of material resources by:
  • Evaluating and providing input into the selection of new products
  • Coordinating treatments and procedures to facilitate cost effective care
  • Collaborating with the appropriate HCTM for the acquisition of necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Utilizing equipment/supplies efficiently and charging appropriately.
  • Utilizing IS to procure supplies/equipment.
  • Utilizing computer to order and/or obtain results of tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrating accountability for patient care environment including the reporting of malfunctioning equipment and/or matters of patient safety.
  • Will communicate effectively throughout the health care system by: Utilizing electronic communication and other system supports for conveying information;  Coordinating and fostering communication between all HCTM’s for effective patient care.
  • Delegating assignments in a clear, concise manner.
  • Using the chain of command.
  • Demonstrating timely communication of sentinel events/issues to appropriate persons.
  • Keeping patient/family informed related to tests, treatments, progress, and discharge plans as well as teaching them self/family supported care in an understandable manner.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Improvement activities by:
  • Participating in monitoring and evaluation of patient care.
  • Contributing and participating in the evaluation of new systems/products/processes, etc.
  • Taking ideas/suggestions to appropriate supervisor and/or committees.
  • Yearly attendance of Safety Training – demonstrates safe practice related to the protection of self, patients, and coworkers
  • Yearly employee health workup
  • Consistently punctual and meets
  • Speak positively about LMC
  • Contributes to teamwork
  • Treats others as would wish self to be treated
  • Resolves conflicts and problem solves
  • Exhibits telephone courtesy
  • Maintains confidentiality

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