Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life? At 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.
What you will be doing
We are currently hiring a part time Field and Infusion Nurse within the Red Deer area, the successful candidate will received 48 hours on a Biweekly basis.
The Field Infusion / Injection Nurse (Field Nurse) provides specialized infusion / injection therapies and nursing services to oncology, auto-immune and rare disease patients 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 (IV, IM and SC) in the patient's home or specialty clinics setting
Monitor post-injection / infusion treatments as well as chart and report on all activities as directed by program protocols
Provide patient education based on program protocols, individually or in groups
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
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 and the company
Work collaboratively within multidisciplinary health care team providing oversight and delegation of applicable tasks to RPN / LPN as authorized by provincial college of nurses
Perform related 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
Online peer-to-peer recognition program
Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
Health & Wellness program
Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions.
Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and / or business unit.