Phone Numbers

LMC Main Number
(803) 791-2000
Human Resources
(803) 791-2960

Practice Administrator Fellowships

Do I qualify?

Yes, if:

  • You're on a career path to become a practice administrator.
  • You have completed or anticipate completion of a bachelor's or graduate degree in a related area.
  • You're team-oriented, a self-starter and knowledgeable about the health care industry.
  • You have experience working in a setting where physicians interact directly with patients.

Yearly Timeline for Applications

Lexington Medical Center is a member of the National Council on Administrative Fellowships. We abide by the NCAF Code of Good Practice, which includes a uniform date for fellowship application deadlines, offer dates and acceptance timeframe.

No Longer Accepting Applications

If you have any questions, please email us at pafellowship@lexhealth.org.

Program Details

What degrees are preferred?

We're looking for candidates from health care administration, health services management, public health, business administration or business management programs.

How long do fellowships last?

They last 12 months, beginning in June each year.

What is compensation like?

We provide competitive compensation and benefits.

What do fellows do?

They work hands-on in all areas of physician practices and community medical centers, and participate in projects with leaders from the LMC health care network.

Will I be offered employment with LMC after the fellowship ends?

We can't guarantee we'll be able to offer you an opportunity with LMC at the end of your fellowship, but it is a possibility.

Projects

You'll work on multiple projects, either as required by core curriculum or based on our organizational needs.

What kind of projects?

Examples of past fellow projects include:

  • Key Indicator Ratios
  • Revenue Cycle Analysis
  • Physician Practice Workflow Time Study
  • Patient Satisfaction Assessments

Mentorship

Each fellow will work with mentors, known as preceptors.

Who are preceptors?

Previous fellows and experienced practice managers working within LMC physician practices serve as mentors to guide fellows through their learning experience. During the Practice Administrator Fellowship Program, fellows develop close relationships with their preceptor as well as executive leadership during project assignments and practice rotations.

Medical Specialties

Your fellowship experience will be individualized around organizational, professional and career objectives. You'll have a chance to practice and develop your skills within a variety of specialties.

Practical Skill Training

  • Accounting
  • Business and Clinical Operations
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Management and Technology
  • Quality and Risk Management
  • Revenue Cycle

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