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

23-124

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

This position requires the ability to multi-task by triaging multiple patients, to include, obtaining vitals, updating patient information and providing patient education, completing referrals (outgoing/incoming), prescription refills, obtaining authorizations, procedure assistance, completing forms, and manning multiple phone calls. This position does require independent assessment skills for patient needs. This position will work closely with the physician and consult the physician as needed tor patient care. This position is to provide support for MD to assist in his follow up to completing forms, returning calls, and other task and areas of follow up.

Required Qualifications

This position requires a current Georgia Practical Nursing license and some clinical experience involving direct patient care. Phlebotomy experience is also required. CPR certification must be earned in the first 6 months. Candidates must possess caring, compassionate qualities with good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Medical office experience preferred, but not required. 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Ability to apply standard nursing techniques to a wide variety of patient care situations. General
    knowledge of primary care patients and baseline knowledge concerning the cardiac, pulmonology and endocrine disease processes.
  • 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
  • Ability to perform blood draws and administer injections
  • Ability to perform Basic Life Support and CPR 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.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

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 have phlebotomy experience?
4. 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.

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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