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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Nurse, Entry Level

Description

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

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 managmg.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

- Administer medications (IV, 1M 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

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

- Qualified registered nurse (valid provincial license from the College ofNurses)
- 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

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.

  • 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 with onsite yoga and massage therapy

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.


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.