Licensed Practical Nurse

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Mercer Medicine (Health/Medical Services)

Position Title

Licensed Practical Nurse

Department

Mercer Medicine

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

21-262

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

The candidate in this position is expected to demonstrate the ability to multi-task by working with multiple patients, handling multiple phone calls to include appointment related calls, refills, referrals and authorizations. Display flexibility by working with different positions and in different departments as required. Responsible for EMR documentation, patient care from check in to check out to include vitals, updating patient information and patient education. This candidate requires independent assessment skills, sensitivity to patient needs and the ability to work and make decisions based upon education and experience. In addition to consult the physician or clinical nurse supervision on an “as needed basis” for any issues unable to or unqualified to handle independently. This candidate is expected to perform all other assigned task within the scope of their certification.

Required Qualifications

This position requires a current Georgia Practical Nursing license, CPR certification, and some clinical experience involving direct patient care. Phlebotomy experience is also required. Candidates must possess caring, compassionate qualities with good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Medical office experience preferred, but not required.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a current Georgia LPN license?
2. Do you have prior clinical experience involving direct patient care?
3. Do you hold a CPR certification?
4. Do you have phlebotomy experience?
5. Please describe your previous experience working with Electronic Medical Records.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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