Job Title:

Registered Nurse

Company:

McKesson Canada INVIVA

Location:

Calgary, AB

Job Reference:

JR0028045


We are looking for a registered nurse with 1 -2 years of neurology experience, specifically with Multiple Sclerosis RN experience

Job summary

Position is responsible for providing professional nursing care to individuals including the intravenous or injection administration of biologics or other specialty pharmaceutical products and promotes patient health by completing health reviews prior to treatment, reviews patient files and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members as required, with the end goal of providing medical therapies or self-administration teaching to patients in an ambulatory setting .

The nurse uses critical thinking, therapeutic communication and clinical decision making skills to assess, plan, implement, educate and evaluate the patients’ health situation throughout their treatment therapy.

Specific responsibilities

  • Assessing the health status of patients using a pre-screening process that covers contraindications, objective and subjective data, to determine eligibility in receiving medical therapies.
  • Insertion of peripheral intravenous or establishing access via central lines using sterile technique and best practices from the standards and practices of the college.
  • Studying patient files and prior post-administration records to understand patient’s history.
  • Handling and reconstituting biologic or oncology medication as per manufacturer and Heath Canada guidelines.
  • Following provincial College of Nurses standards and guidelines on medication administration.
  • Identifying patient care requirements; educating and providing counseling.
  • Promoting patient independence; answering questions and teaching patients to understand their condition and medication.
  • Documenting patient care services and managing records in accordance with INVIVA policies.
  • Following INVIVA and nursing philosophies and standards of care.
  • Following patient specific medical directives for administration and treatment of adverse events.
  • Reporting adverse events in accordance with manufacturer specific requirements, Health Canada and INVIVA policy.
  • Providing medical therapy monitoring and post administration observation and assessment.
  • Maintaining knowledge of medical therapies as per Health Canada’s Product Monograph.
  • Maintaining knowledge of INVIVA policies and procedures.
  • Participating with drug and clinic audits upon request.
  • Following drug accountability requirements as per INVIVA policy and standard operating procedure.
  • Actively participates in training and mentoring of new clinic staff.
  • Completing training as required by INVIVA on: products and services, policies, technology, quality assurance and communications.
  • Maintaining quality, safety and infection control standards to ensure safe nursing practice

General Responsibilities

  • Maintaining continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Establishing a compassionate environment and supporting patients.
  • Maintaining and protecting patient confidentiality.
  • Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Ensuring proper operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
  • Maintaining clinic medical and stationary supply levels.
  • Maintaining up-to-date professional and technical knowledge by completing/attending educational workshops.
  • Maintaining a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
  • Contributing to team effort and corporate goals.

Requirements

Formal education

  • Minimum 2 year Nursing Diploma
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing is an asset

Experience years and type

  • 3 + years of critical care experience (i.e. ER, ICU) - Preferred: 1 -2 years of Neurology experience preferred, with Multiple Sclerosis RN experience
  • Critical care specific designation is an asset
  • Professional designation
  • Registered Nurse

Requirements

  • Infusion certification or equivalent experience a must
  • Maintains CPR certification
  • ACLS certification is an asset
  • Maintains yearly practice membership with provincial College of Nurses Association must be in good standing
  • Ability to work at various clinics  depending on region
  • If applicable - maintains yearly professional liability insurance (Ontario applicants)

Key competencies

  • Excellent assessment and clinical decision-making skills
  • Clinical, nursing and listening skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and proficiently, especially in emergency situations
  • Excellent communication skills with patients, colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in a computerized environment (i.e. computer, MS Office, email, and electronic patient records)
  • If applicable - fluently bilingual (English and French) (Quebec applicants)
  • Adaptable to different kind of corporative environment

Worker Type

Regular

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Quote Job Reference: JR0028045

Posted 2020-06-02








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