What you will be doing
POSITION SUMMARY : As AmerisourceBergen continues to grow, we are seeking a dynamic candidate as Field Infusion / Injection Nurse (Field Nurse).
This is a full time opportunity providing 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
Perform related duties and tasks as required
What your background should look like (minimum qualifications)
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Qualified registered nurse (valid provincial license from the OIIQ)
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
Bilingual English / French
MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS : 1. Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical distribution industry2. Working knowledge of automated warehouse operating system 3.
Strong business and financial acumen4. Strong analytical and mathematical skills5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing6.
Effective interpersonal and leadership skills 7. Effective organizational skills; attention to detail8. Ability to consistently meet deadlines9.
Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently10.Excellent presentation skills11.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office ProgramsWhat AmerisourceBergen offers
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.
About AmerisourceBergen InnomarStrategies , a part of AmerisourceBergen, is Canada’s leadingpatient support provider for specialty pharmaceuticals.