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.
The Field Infusion / Injection Nurse (Field Nurse) RPN provides support for the RN in our specialized infusion / injection clinics and assumes patient care in accordance with RPN / LPN scope of practice in the therapeutic areas of oncology, auto-immune and rare disease patients.
The RPN / LPN Field Infusion / Injection Nurse will work in outpatient clinics or homecare settings. Effective coordination and communications play an essential part in servicing patients, care givers and our clients.
This position offers patients and healthcare providers with continuous education and support with regard to the diseases and therapies they are managing.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Administer medications (IM and SC)
Support / monitor administration of IV infusion treatments in the clinic setting
Monitor post-injection / infusion treatments as well as chart and report on all activities as directed by program protocols and standards of professional nursing documentation
Provide patient education based on program protocols, individually or in groups
Provide regular, predictable availability to meet appointment scheduling needs in an efficient and cost effective manner to provide patients with quick access to necessary therapies
Coordinate daily with patients, case managers, physicians, scheduling and other departments to meet established timelines for scheduling appointments, treatments, and communication of information
Perform administrative duties such as monthly clinic audits, supply ordering and other duties as assigned
Participate regularly in telephone consultations and / or web based meetings / training sessions with the District Manager to share information, and uphold professional practice standards
Consult with physicians, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients regarding education and implementation of product specific programs
Adhere to professional nursing standards as prescribed by the professional associations, regulatory bodies and the company policies and procedures
Perform related duties and tasks as required
Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Registered Practical Nurse / Licensed Practical Nurse
5 years of regular IM / SC injection experience
5 years of experience with IV therapy with or without IV initiation an asset
Diploma / University degree in nursing or related field
Qualified registered practical nurse / licensed practical nurse (valid provincial license from the College of Nurses in Province of work)
Healthcare provider CPR certificate required
Experience in a critical care, emergency, acute care inpatient / outpatient or homecare setting are considered assets
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills in dealing with patients, physicians, and multidisciplinary healthcare team
MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS :
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
Effective organizational skills; attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Able to work in both a team and independent setting
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs
Able to travel within a set geographical boundary
Hold and maintain a valid, non-expired, unrestricted driver’s license
Access to a reliable vehicle, and car insurance
We 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
Online peer-to-peer recognition program
Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
Health & Wellness program
AmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies.
Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.
We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery. We guide medical innovations to market.
We create healthier futures.