RN - Med/Surg (Renal) Sign-on Bonus Up to $25,000
Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Full Time, Part Time & PRN Opportunities Available
AM & PM Shifts Available Sign-On Bonus: Up to $25,000 (full
time)*Relocation Assistance Eligible 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 Carolinas
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
Alzheimers care center and nearly 80 physician practices. Its
postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and
transitional year residencies. Job Summary Utilizes the nursing
process to promote and restore patients health status; collaborates
with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; provides
physical and psychological support to patients, family members and
significant others; and supervises assigned team members. Uses a
systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering,
assessment, nursing judgement, intervention and evaluation of human
responses to actual and potential health problems through
activities such as health teaching and the provision of care,
supportive and restorative care and/or support of a peaceful death.
All responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the
mission, vision, strategic imperatives and standards of the
Lexington County Health District, American Nurses Association
Standards and in accordance with the provisions/statues set forth
by the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act. Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Education: ADN, Diploma or Bachelors of Science in
*New graduate RNs who acquire their generic RN education through an
on-line program will not meet LMC minimum qualifications
Minimum Years of Experience: None
*Critical Care, Medical/Surgical, Intermediate, and Emergency
Department units will not consider newly graduated Nurses without
post-graduation experience, except for those that have successfully
completed LMC's Nurse Residency Program.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None
Required Certifications/Licensure: Current RN license to practice
in the State of South Carolina.
**Refer to Mandatory Certification Requirements P&P for
required education/certification for various nursing
Required Training: None Essential Functions PATIENT CARE AND
SUPPORT Establishes positive rapport with patient and family.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional,
psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals;
provides education to patient, and family in a manner they can
understand their condition, medications, and self-care skills, etc.
and provides them ample opportunity to ask questions.
Serves as patient/family advocate
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and
communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Uses a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data
gathering, assessment, nursingjudgement, intervention and
evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health
Identifies, synthesizes and interprets sources of data using
reasonable clinical judgement to respond to dynamic situations in a
timely and effective manner.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping
Uses ethical decision making processes and advocates for acceptable
L&D Only: RNs with 2 years or more of L&D experience who
have completed training and competency verification may perform
qualified medical screening examinations under EMTALA. CLINICAL
WORK QUALITY Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic
standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and
standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following
hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care
set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other
governing agency regulations.
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary
Participates in process/performance improvement activities and
initiatives utilizing evidence based practice to maintain and/or
improve quality of care and safe patient care systems and
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with
procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from
health care support personnel.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control
policies and protocols, medication administration and storage
procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Documents all patient care activities accurately and timely.
Provides safe, appropriate, quality of care and support to patients
and family members.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control
policies and protocols medication administration and storage
procedures, and controlled substance regulations. Duties &
Responsibilities RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 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.
Appropriately utilizes all nursing supplies and equipment.
Demonstrates effective teamwork skills and maintains a cooperative
relationship among health care teams by communicating information;
responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team
Promptly responds to all communication devices in order to meet
Assists in performing and documenting environmental checks as
required by LMC policy and regulatory agencies. PROFESSIONAL
RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains professional and technical knowledge by
attending educational workshops; reviewing professional
publications; establishing personal networks; participating in
Meets or exceeds all LMC requirements for attendance and service
Maintains required certifications.
Completes yearly safety training and other mandatory classes.
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.
Earns a minimum of 15 hours of continuing education annually within
specialty. 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
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
LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term
disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of
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 employees desires and abilities and the hospitals needs.
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