Physician Assistant

Apply now Job Vacancy: 23-168
Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Ft. Valley, GA
Categories: Mercer Medicine (Health/Medical Services), Physician Assistant Studies

Position Title

Physician Assistant


Mercer Medicine


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Ft. Valley, GA

Job Type


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Provides primary health care to patients in the general population, including charting in the electronic medical records system (eClinicalWorks), under the supervision of a physician, the Georgia Scope of Practice, and written approval protocols. The Physician Assistant works independently, collaboratively and under protocols with designated physician.

Required Qualifications

A master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited college/university, a current certification as a Physician Assistant and license in the state of Georgia, and at least one year of experience in a general clinic situation, preferably a physician practice, are required. Must have prescriptive authority by using our MD’s DEA or has their own DEA.

Must possess the ability to provide overall care including:
•Developing treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases
•Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits
•Emphasizing preventative care and disease management
•Managing overall patient care regarding lifestyle and development issues

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 master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited college/university?
2. Do you have a current physician assistant certification and are you licensed in the State of Georgia?

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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