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Field Nurse Case Manager

Company: McKesson
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 12 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.At McKesson Canada, you'll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.
-This position requires 20% travel and 80% work from home.
The locations for travel is in and around Quebec and OntarioThis is a truly rare and exciting opportunity to be part of helping to build and shape a Patient Support Program with lots of opportunity to learn and grow!Purpose and Scope: We are looking for a highly skilled Field Nurse Case Manager (FNCM) to join our team to support patients and treating healthcare professionals via our Patient Support Program (PSP). This is a unique and rewarding nursing role in the Gastroenterology and Rheumatology space and we are seeking individuals that are passionate about making a meaningful difference in patients' lives. In this role, the individual is to act as a single point of contact for physicians, clinic nurses, and patients, this role includes customized administrative and clinical support for physicians, frequently within their offices, as the FNCM takes full ownership of patient onboarding and supports the ongoing needs of patients and HCPs throughout the entire treatment journey. Some duties include but are not limited to patient education on disease-state and medication (including side effect management), injection training, adherence support and adverse event reporting. -The focus of this position is to ensure rapid access to medication through a truly exceptional experience for prescribers, clinic staff, and patients. This is a field-based position with travel required. -Also, establishing and cultivating strong relationships with the healthcare provider community is a critical part of this role.This is a truly a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of helping to build and shape a new Patient Support Program with lots of opportunity to learn and grow!Job Summary:

  • The Field Nurse Case Manager (FNCM) will be the primary program contact for prescribers, often within their offices, to support patient enrolment into the program.
  • The FNCM is primarily accountable for building strong relationships with all key stakeholders (patients, HCPs, etc.)
  • The FNCM may be required to conduct in-office patient chart reviews to obtain data required for reimbursement navigation support.
  • The FNCM will gather all pertinent and appropriate information and complete necessary documents in a concise, organized and professional manner.
  • A thorough understanding of pre-biologic work-up required prior to start of any biologic medication (e.g., TB testing, imaging, bloodwork)
  • Injection training may be required in home, virtually, in-clinic depending on patient preference
  • Ability to assess patient's readiness to receive a biologic medication (e.g., health checklist, vital signs)
  • Must be capable of effective communication strategies to deliver appropriate information about the disease state and the prescribed medication; assess knowledge levels to fill any gaps in the patient's knowledge
  • The FNCM will ensure that they are following patients on behalf of the physician offices to support adherence to treatment regimens
  • Ability to liaise and collaborate with internal partners beyond the program team, including pharmacy and clinic teams to support all elements of the patient journey.
  • FNCM is responsible for escalation management in cases where assistance beyond program scope is required.
  • Drive a high level of customer satisfaction and facilitate program activities by uncovering and addressing the unmet needs of patients and HCPs
  • As a central participant in the patients' circle of care, the FNCM has a role in providing pertinent and relevant updates to physicians and clinic staff
  • The FNCM will participate in continuing medical education events that are relevant to their professional developmentEducation:
    • RN or RPN designation; registration with the appropriate provincial bodyExperience and Required Skills: --- - - - - 3 or more years of related experience required
      • Experience in bio-pharmaceuticals, sales and/or and customer relationship building considered a strong asset--- - - - - Experience in immunology, rheumatology and gastroenterology is an asset
        • Experience with biologic medications, including pre-work up requirements is an asset
        • Thorough knowledge of adult learning principles and training to support injection training, patient disease and medication education, and appropriate adherence support.
        • Comprehensive knowledge of assigned product lines; training will be provided--- - - - - Substantial knowledge of personal computers and accepted business software (i.e. MS Office: Word, Excel).--- - - - - Possesses a high level of motivation to go above and beyond stated requirements to ensure an exceptional experience--- - - - - Understands the importance of and demonstrates a commitment to personal and professional growth--- - - - - Understands and applies techniques to manage and prioritize multiple priorities.
          • Understanding of company's vision, organizational structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles, values & code of ethics; training will be providedPhysical Skills, Effort and Working Conditions: --- - - - - Stress can be a factor of the position because of the variety of duties and prospects of peak periods in certain situations due to the reality of medical management.--- - - - - Work is often performed in emotional situations--- - - - - Physical risks are minimal; COVID-19 protocols require strict adherence ---- - - - - May require operation a vehicle to support clinic and home visits
            • Remote working capabilities, including an appropriate office space allowing privacy for confidential conversationsThe duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. - The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to no later than (TBD).We thank you for your interest in this role!Career Level - IC - Business Support - P1Worker TypeRegularAt McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That's why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support -physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please -click here.As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. -Our Base Pay Range for this position$47,600 - $79,400McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.The material contained herein is provided for informational purpose only. All open jobs offered by McKesson on this recruitment system are subject to specific job skill requirements. The job skill requirements, qualifications, and preferred experience are determined by a subsidiary, office or department within the company which is offering the position, and all positions are subject to local prevailing employment laws and restrictions. This would include immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance.The materials on this site are provided without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties regarding the completeness of information contained on this site or in any referenced links. While McKesson attempts to update this site on a timely basis, the information is effective only as of the time and date of posting.McKesson is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.The information on this site is for information purpose only and is not intended to be relied upon with legal consequence.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

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