Field & Infusion Nurse (RN) – North York/ Markham/ Richmond Hill – MARKHAM

  • Company:
    AmerisourceBergen Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    General

Title: Field & Infusion Nurse (RN) – North York/ Markham/ Richmond Hill
Location: Canada-Ontario-Markham
Other Locations: Canada-Ontario-North York, Canada-Ontario-Cambridge, Canada-Ontario-Richmond Hill
Job Number: 00001XYU

POSITION SUMMARY: We are currently looking for a Full-time RN. The Field Infusion/Injection Nurse (Field Nurse) located in Markham/ Richmond Hill/ North York and 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 RN as authorized by provincial college of nurses Perform related duties and tasks as required Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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