We’re Hiring! “Nurse Notes.” Webisode 1.

Welcome to “Nurse Notes,” a new feature that showcases LMC nurses and highlights job opportunities in nursing at our hospital.

LMC is hiring nurses with at least one year of experience in Med/Surg, Critical Care and Labor & Delivery to work night shifts with a $2,500 signing bonus. Learn more and apply online by clicking here.

In Webisode 1 of “Nurse Notes,” we meet Megan Sires, who takes care of heart patients at our hospital. In this video, she talks about why she chose to pursue nursing as a career and tells us why it’s great to be a nurse at LMC.

LMC Donates to The Free Medical Clinic in Honor of Dr. Todd Crump

LMC ER physician Dr. Todd Crump helps people in need through his work as medical director of The Free Medical Clinic in Columbia.

This year, Dr. Crump earned the MedicalMissions.org Physician of the Year award for domestic service from LocumTenens.com for his work at the clinic. The award honors physicians who help underserved people gain access to health care services.

In honor of his service, LocumTenens.com donated $10,000 to the clinic. Lexington Medical Center matched it with its own $10,000 contribution.

LMC held a reception for Dr. Crump with representatives of the hospital, clinic and LocumTenens.com attending. Here’s a picture from the special day. Thank you, Dr. Crump!

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Advances in Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a physician lecture called “Advances in Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease” on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. inside the Lexington Medical Park 1 Auditorium on the hospital campus. The speaker is Melanie Seybt, MD, a physician with Lexington ENT & Allergy, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Seybt_MelanieDuring the lecture, Dr. Seybt will talk about the anatomy and function of the thyroid, the prevalence of thyroid cancer, and minimally invasive surgical techniques used to treat thyroid disease. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to ask the doctor questions.

A cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., Dr. Seybt earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After completing her otolaryngology/head and neck surgery residency and serving as chief resident at MCG, she became one of the few surgeons to complete specialized fellowship training in endocrine head and neck surgery. Dr. Seybt also traveled to Italy and Korea to further develop her expertise in minimally invasive and remote-access thyroid surgery. Additionally, she has co-authored a book, “Thyroid Surgery: Preventing and Managing Complications.”

Dr. Seybt practices with Andrew P. Battiata, MD, and Edward A. Woody, MD, at Lexington ENT & Allergy. This team of board-certified otolaryngologists specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck disorders. For more information on the practice, visit Lexington-ENT.com

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a monthly physician lecture series on important medical topics. For more information, call LMC Community Outreach at (803) 936-8850 or visit LexMed.com.