Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Opportunity – Midlands, South Carolina
Lexington Medical Center
Location: West Columbia, South Carolina
Type: Full Time
Joint Replacement Surgery
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 1HH
Lexington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, an employed group within the Lexington Medical Center network of care, is seeking a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon to join our orthopaedic program and specialize in adult reconstruction/total joint replacement due to tremendous growth and a retiring partner. Candidate should have completed an adult reconstruction fellowship and have expertise in anterior approach for hip replacements as well as expertise and interest in revisions.
The candidate joins a team of 9 advanced practice providers and 15 orthopaedic physicians, including 5 partners performing total joint replacements. The orthopaedic service line also includes subspecialists in sports medicine, upper extremity, foot and ankle, and trauma.
Completing an average of 1,000 total joint cases annually, Lexington Medical Center’s Orthopaedic program has been designated a DNV Certified Orthopaedic Center of Excellence in Hip & Knee Replacement since 2018 as well as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross Blue Shield since 2019.
Equipped with state-of-the-art imaging facilities and operating rooms, Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed acute care hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. With an upcoming robotics program, the orthopaedic suite offers cutting-edge technology, including two Hana tables.
Established high volume practice and robust primary care referral network
Shared call: 1 in 14 office call, 1 in 16 general ortho call with traumatologist and APP support
Full spectrum of specialty care support including a premier heart and vascular center and robust general surgery and neurosurgery programs
About Lexington Medical Center:
In March of 2019, Lexington Medical Center opened the doors to the largest clinical expansion in South Carolina's history including a 545,000 sq. ft. tower providing 175 new beds, 16 labor delivery recovery rooms, 20 bed special care nursey with all private rooms, eight operating rooms, two endoscopy suites, and 40 shelled beds. The network includes six community medical centers, three ambulatory surgery centers, an occupational health facility, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer's care center, more than 70 physician practices with over 400 employed physicians.
Our mission is the same as it was when we opened our doors in 1971: to provide quality health services that meet the needs of our communities. We believe that commitment to the health of our community really makes a difference — and we show it every day. For more than 50 years we continue to service our community as a local, independent, nonprofit hospital.
We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits for our employees and their families. Benefits start on day one.
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Retirement and savings plans with no vesting period
24/7 Epic EMR support from in-house IT team
Relocation assistance and sign-on bonus
Annual CME allowance
Life, accidental, and critical illness insurance
Employer paid short and long term disability (after 90 days)
529 college savings plans
Dependent life insurance
On-site childcare center
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
LMC Health Directions gym membership
Employee discounts and services
Additionally, all new physicians in the Lexington Medical Center network benefit from a customized marketing plan including print and digital ads as well as local media appearances.
Proximity to beautiful Lake Murray
Affordable cost of living
One of the fastest growing areas in South Carolina
Family friendly and home to some of the best school districts in the state
Located in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers an unexpected mix of Southern charm and modern living. Pairing a diverse food & drink scene with local boutique shopping, national retailers, and family friendly attractions, Columbia has something for everyone. On the banks of the Congaree River, Columbia boasts a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, a robust festival scene, a premier international art museum, an award-winning children's museum, nationally recognized Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, plus Division 1 Sports with the University of South Carolina. With so much to enjoy, Columbia is the ideal place to live, work and play.
Exceptional Care, Where You Live
7,000+ health care professionals.
70 doctor's offices.
5 community medical and urgent care centers.
Occupational health center.
The largest extended care facility in the Carolinas.
A specialized care center for Alzheimer's.
Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 7,800 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 4,000 babies each year and performs more than 25,000 surgeries.
We've been named Columbia's "Best Place to Have a Baby," "Best Hospital" and one of the "Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S.," honors all made possible by a dedicated, talented team of health care professionals and staff.