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Workforce Development Coord

LMC Careers  

Day Shift 
8:00am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri

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

The Workforce Development Coordinator helps analyze, plan, and identify short and long term staffing patterns, working with various components of the organization to develop strategies to meet current and future employment needs for active and passive recruiting. They work proactively to gather, synthesize and present research information associated with client engagements and market opportunities. The strategies include collaboration with secondary and technical schools, industry leaders, and business leaders on a variety of projects and initiatives designed to build a healthcare workforce of the future. This role includes research, program development, project management, recruitment, and sourcing. The critical responsibilities of the Workforce Development Coordinator is program development and to ensure there is a healthy pipeline of qualified candidates. The ideal candidate will have the capability to independently execute program development/management, create sourcing strategies and make recommendations on recruiting practices for an array of positions.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 Years of progressive experience in human resources, adult, and/or childhood education
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Current knowledge of workforce development, career development, project management, program development, sourcing, recruiting, and employment law;

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, social media tools and Applicant Tracking Systems are a must.

Essential Functions

  • Directs Lexington Medical Centers School to work programs. Acts as a liaison and markets the programs to the community and schools to create awareness of healthcare careers.
  • Delivers appropriate communication of information regarding student programs to department directors/managers, employees, applicants, vendors, and community.
  • Coordinate the Partners Program 
  • Provides input to schools and post-secondary institutions to influence curriculum development to meet healthcare industry requirements.
  • Develops school and post-secondary business partnerships. Provides and monitors educational, employment and training agreements with schools and post-secondary institutions.
  • Coordinates job shadowing, teachers-in-the-workplace, internships, tours, apprenticeships, and cooperative education activities as appropriate.
  • Maintains membership and actively serves on appropriate boards, councils, and consortiums for School-to-Work.
  • Administers the Employee Referral program (ERP).
  • Build and maintain relationships with managers/directors throughout the health district.  
  • Create and maintain reports to track the effectiveness of workforce development efforts.
  • Attend job fairs, career days, and conferences as is required by workforce development and employment needs of the organization.
  • Coordinate the development of strategic and comprehensive workforce development plans in accordance with the needs and goals of the organization.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Educate and train managers/directors on workforce development processes.  
  • Act as a guide for tours throughout LMC to educate and encourage healthcare careers.
  • Implement creative and targeted search/marketing strategies, partnering with Recruiter to build sustainable active and passive candidate pipelines, including construction of company target lists when requested, researching of candidate profiles and matching necessary competencies to candidate experience, utilizing internal/external resources and proprietary databases.
  • Develop posting strategy, including managing Internet job postings for niche sites and evaluating the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Utilize Boolean search methodology to support resume and candidate profile mining through various databases, LinkedIn, Applicant Tracking System, Monster, etc.
  • Utilize social media campaigns, tools and innovation to conduct passive searches (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
  • Evaluate job descriptions to ensure understanding of position, skills and experience required for different positions and make recommended changes to attract the appropriate talent.
  • Analyze data to drive sourcing plans and decisions.
  • Accurately input, organize and maintain the integrity of candidate management databases.
  • Build alliances and networks as an ambassador of Lexington Medical Center.
  • Improve and represent the employment brand of Lexington Medical Center.
  • 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