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Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


LMC Careers 
Full Time 

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina's “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Assists the Registered Pharmacists in performing a variety of technical duties related to the packaging and distribution of drugs to patients. Provides care/treatment to Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patients. Fills in-patient drug orders (including IV) under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist. Maintain appropriate stock levels on nursing units and within the Pharmacy. Completes stock drug request for units. Restocks automated dispensing machines. Responsible for labeling and pre-packing medications. Delivers medications to nursing units as needed. Assists in maintaining order and cleanliness within the Pharmacy Department. Performs documenting and record keeping tasks for controlled substances. Will perform unit inspections including checking for medication expiration dates. Abides by all pharmacy laws and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Current certification (CPhT) or pharmacy technician registration; or be eligible with the Board of Pharmacy State Licensed as Pharmacy Tech in South Carolina
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions
  • Patient Care/Customer Relations/Teamwork:    
    • Demonstrates, through work performance, the meaning of the hospital's mission and  values      
    • Responds quickly to customer needs     
    • Demonstrates respect, sensitivity, cooperation, openness, flexibility, positive attitude, and a pleasant manner toward others 
    • Objective and open to others'views     
    • Gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to positive team spirit 
    • Participates in performance improvement activities     
  • Organizational/Departmental Policies and Procedures   
    • Attendance is within organizational policy    
    • Tardiness is within organizational policy   
    • Completes mandatory training      
    • Submits assignments on time      
    • Follows organizational and departmental policies and procedures
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Age Specific        
    • Demonstrates appropriate communication of information to all ages 
    • Considers the age of the patient when performing duties
  • Pharmacy Specific Duties and Responsibilities   
    • Fills in-patient drug orders under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist  
    • Maintain appropriate stock levels in the nursing units and pharmacy   
    • Completes stock drug request for units    
    • Restocks Automated dispensing machines    
    • Fill prescriptions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist 
    • Responsible for labeling and prepacking medications   
    • Delivers medications to nursing units as needed   
    • Provides training for new employees and students   
    • Suggests ideas for controlling costs     
    • Assists in maintaining order and cleanliness in the pharmacy  
    • Performs documenting and record keeping tasks for control substances   
    • Responsible for medication charges and credits   
    • Processes medication transfers and discharges   
    • Performs aseptic technique in the IV area to prepare all types of parenteral solutions, hyperalimentations, irrigating solutions, chemotherapy, and other injectable items.  
    • Works under the direct supervision of a pharmacist   
    • Delivers and picks up IV solutions from nursing units     
    • Responsible for daily maintenance of laminar flow hoods; daily monitor of freezer and  refrigerator temperature; culture hoods and change filters on a periodic basis   
    • Order medications and supplies as needed        
    • Responsible for unit inspections including checking for medication expiration dates   
    • Prepares medication orders for delivery for health district
  • 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)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • 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.

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