Field & Infusion Nurse, Casual in Cold Lake at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Cold Lake
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/11/2020

Job Description


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.

   
  • 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 

Job 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  Hold and maintain a valid, non-expired, unrestricted driver's license