Infusion Nurse (RN) - Kelowna - Full Time
Specialty Group
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
1d ago

Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At Innomar Strategies , a company of AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.

As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Kelowna BC

What you will be doing

TheField Infusion / Injection Nurse (Field Nurse) provides specializedinfusion / injection therapies and nursing services to oncology, auto-immune andrare disease patients in outpatient

clinics or homecare settings. Effective coordination and communications play anessential part in servicing patients, care givers and our clients.

Thisposition offers patients and healthcare providers with continuous education andsupport with regard to the diseases and therapies they are management.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

Administermedications (IV, 1M and SC) in the patient's home or specialty clinics setting

Monitorpost-injection / infusion treatments as well as chart and report on allactivities as directed by program protocols

Providepatient education based on program protocols, individually or in groups

Regular,predictable availability to meet appointment scheduling needs in an efficientand cost effective manner to provide patients with quick access to necessarytherapies

Coordinatedaily with patients, case managers, physicians, scheduling and otherdepartments to meet established timelines for scheduling appointments,treatments, and communication of information

Participateregularly in telephone consultations and / or web based meetings / training sessionswith the District Manager to share information, and uphold professionalpractice standards

Consultwith physicians, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients regarding educationand implementation of product specific programs

Adhereto professional nursing standards as prescribed by the professional associationsand the company

Workcollaboratively within multidisciplinary health care team providing oversightand delegation of applicable tasks to RPN / LPN as authorized by provincialcollege of nurses

Performrelated duties and tasks as required

What your background should look like (minimum qualifications)

Qualified registered nurse (valid provincial license from the College of Nurses)

Healthcare provider CPR certificate required

Minimum 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse

1 year of regular IV initiation and infusion experience

Experience in a critical care, emergency, acute care inpatient / outpatient or homecare setting are considered assets

ACLS, CVAA Certification, and central venous lines / port experience are considered assets

Proficient in MS Excel, Outlook (e-mail), and MS Word

Access to a home computer with an internet connection, printer, fax machine, and cell phone for making and confirming appointments / assignments

Flexibility in order to provide services for pre-scheduled and occasional last minute patient appointment requests

Excellent customer service skills in dealing with patients, physicians, and our clients

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Able to work autonomously with little supervision as part of a larger remote team

Able to travel to clinics and homecare appointments within a set geographical boundary

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS :

Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry

Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system

Strong business and financial acumen

Strong analytical and mathematical skills

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Effective interpersonal and leadership skills

Effective organizational skills; attention to detail

Ability to consistently meet deadlines

Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently

Excellent presentation skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs

Hold and maintain a valid, non-expired, unrestricted driver's license

What AmerisourceBergen offersWe offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Comprehensive health and dental plans
  • Flexible & remote working options
  • Employer RRSP-matching
  • Online peer-to-peer recognition program
  • Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
  • Health & Wellness program
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