Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Position Title

Licensed Practical Nurse


Mercer Medicine


School of Medicine

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Hamilton, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



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.

  • Ability to apply standard nursing techniques to a wide variety of patient care situations. General
    knowledge of primary care patients. Ability to perform blood draws and administer injections
  • Ability to perform Basic Life Support, CPR with a current cared, to respond to a patient in
    cardio/pulmonary arrest.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills and knowledge and ability to complete medical charting to include ICD and CPT coding.
  • Experience in the utilization of an electronic medical Record for office patients (ex: eMD’s, eClinical Works, etc.)
  • Experience with pharmaceutical prior authorizations and point of care testing.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

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


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

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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