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Hematology Oncology Physician Opening with Expanding Practice in NE Columbia, SC

Lexington Medical Center
West Columbia, South Carolina
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Full Time
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Lexington Oncology is seeking a BC/BE Hematology-Oncologist or Medical Oncologist Physician to join a thriving practice of nine esteemed physicians.

Lexington Oncology, an employed group within the Lexington Medical Center network of care, operates out of a 60,000 sq.ft. space, spread over two floors on Lexington Medical Center's main campus. The state of the art clinic features 47 rooms, including 40 standard rooms and 7 procedural offices. There is a fully staffed central laboratory and in-house radiology team on the clinical floor. Onsite are 7 phlebotomists and 4 shared nursing stations. Each station has desk RNs who handle prescription refills, FMLA, and cancer treatment schedules. Lexington Oncology is committed to providing the highest quality of care by offering cutting edge equipment that includes a 64 slice CT scanner and a 5 ring PET scanner, both from GE.

Lexington Oncology also has an onsite infusion suite with 48 infusion chairs and 4 private rooms, open to patients Monday Thursday 7:30AM 4:00PM and half days on Fridays, as well as an in-house, dispensing pharmacy where patients refill supportive and oral chemotherapy medications. We offer some of the most technologically advanced, holistic, personalized care available as we work to treat not just cancer, but all symptoms of the disease.

Lexington Medical Center s Oncology program has been awarded by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer the Cancer Center of Excellence and is 1 of only 6 groups in the state of South Carolina to be Quality Oncology Practice Initiative certified.

Position Highlights:
  • The weekly schedule will be a mix of managing the outpatient clinic, seeing 50% hematology and 50% oncology, with an average 1 in 10 week shared service inpatient call schedule.
  • Clinical research is welcomed, where all physicians have a hand in at least one trial across all major disease sites.
  • Three times a week, physicians attend multi-disciplinary tumor conferences for weekly general and breast cancer with alternating bi-weekly lung nodule and genitourinary conferences.
  • The practice has 7 oncology trained APPs and 1 dedicated inpatient APP to support physicians during their call week of shared service.
  • Steady 3-5% Practice Growth
Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. Anchoring 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.

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. Competitive Day ONE Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement and Savings Plans with No Vesting Period
  • 24/7 Live Epic EMR Support from Our On-site Team
  • Relocation Assistance and Sign On Bonus
  • Annual CME Allowance
  • Tail Coverage for Medical Malpractice
  • Life, Accidental, and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability (after 90 days)
  • Healthcare FSA
  • Daycare FSA
  • 529 College Savings Plans
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • On-site Child Care Center
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Employer
  • Health Directions Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts and Services
Additionally, all new physicians in the Lexington Medical Center network receive a state-of-the-art marketing plan designed to introduce them to patients living in our community and assist the physician with growing a thriving practice.

Community Highlights:
  • Affordable Cost of Living
  • Proximity to beautiful Lake Murray
  • Family friendly community, Home to some of the best school districts in the state
  • Centrally located, driving distance to 7 major airports
  • Annual average temperature is 68 degrees in December
  • 1.5 hours from Charleston, 2 hours from Asheville
Lexington Medical Center is located 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.

For additional information, please contact Karianna Williams at 803-936-7547 or To learn more about Lexington Medical Center, please visit our facility websites at or

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