About the Organization
Lexington Medical Center is a 557-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 Carolinas first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimers 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.
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.
When Lexington County Hospital opened in 1971 as a nonprofit hospital, it quickly became a healthcare leader. More than 50 years later, we continue to serve our community as a local, independent, nonprofit hospital.
Lexington Medical Center delivers excellent patient care while achieving a high level of patient satisfaction. We consistently rank in the top 10 percent in Press Ganey scores nationally and have won its prestigious Summit Awards four consecutive years.
About the Community
Lexington County is a family-oriented community. It is the fastest-growing, most affluent county in South Carolina. Lexington County is home to five public school districts that consistently rank among South Carolina's best schools. Additionally, Columbia, South Carolina is home to the University of South Carolina along with several other colleges and technical schools. Housing in Greater Columbia remains some of the most affordable in the nation, drawing to the region growing families who also have an interest in our outstanding educational system.
Our climate allows for year-round recreation, which is a major draw for everyone from the youngest family member to the retiree determined to break 100 on the links. And with year-round recreation and activities, there's something for everyone. We are also centrally located in South Carolina. Within a two-hour drive one can visit the beach in Charleston, South Carolina, take a trip to the mountains in northern South Carolina or western North Carolina, or journey to large metro areas like Charlotte, North Carolina.
Near the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina, home to the University of South Carolina, enjoy SEC Division I sporting events, top quality entertainment at the Colonial Life Arena and the Koger Center for the Arts, energetic nightlife in the Congaree Vista, or stroll Main Street during the Saturday morning Soda City Market. Its central location, favorable economic environment, cultural diversity, and recreation opportunities make the Columbia area an ideal place to work, live, and play.