Phone Nurse Consultant - Onsite Only
Location:
Fort Worth , Texas
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
16010078-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.


We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that 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.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.


Position Description

 
Key Responsibilities


Additional Information

 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as Registered Nurse.
  • 3 years experience in Oncology or Disease Specialty area.
  • Certified in area of Specialization (i.e. Oncology).

Critical Skills

  • Ability to interact successfully with Cancer, Critically ill, or Chronic Disease  Patients and family members.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Ability to set and achieve personal & team Goals and Objectives.
  • Ability to be reasonably flexible concerning shift times and attendance (shifts may vary from 8 AM to 7 PM), 5 days a week, 8 hour shifts, Monday-Friday.
  • Ability to work within a structured, process driven environment.
  • Current RN License in good standing in state of practice.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record which meets company standards if required to drive.
  • Ability to complete day end assignments and complete computer backup procedures daily.
  • Work with supervisory staff to continually develop and implement ideas for delivering high quality, cost effective services.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate leadership in the practice of Nursing and Medication Therapy Management.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, which includes organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, developing and implementing new strategies and processes, including best practices.
  • Other tasks as assigned by management.
  • Responsible for the education and support of patients diagnosed with conditions that can be treated with oral chemotherapy agents.
  • Provide regularly scheduled calls to evaluate learning and support needs, provide symptom management, and help to coordinate care with the prescribing physician’s health care team.
  • Promote patient adherence to the prescribed regimen, and assist with control and treatment of side effects caused from these medications.
  • Using telephonic assessment skills, candidates for this position must have the ability to recognize physical and psychological aspects of care.
  • Candidate must be able to prioritize and multi-task to ensure daily activities are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provides education support to the patient and/or family on disease specific processes, treatment options, management of side effects, self care measures, community resources, and end of life or palliative care issues.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of Electronic Health Information and Records Programs (i.e. IKnowMed)
  • Experience in Nursing
  • Specialized area of Nursing

Education

Registered Nurse with B.S./B.A. Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.

Oncology or Specialty concentration (i.e. Rheumatology, Diabetology, etc.) preferred

Certifications/Licensure
RN License

Physical Requirements
Must be able to stand, walk, sit, and reach outward on a frequent basis. The employee must be able to reach above shoulder, climb, and crawl, squat, kneel, and bend.  The employee must be able to frequently push/pull up to 15 lbs.  The employee must be able to lift/carry up to 15 lbs. frequently and up to 35 lbs. occasionally.  Specific vision requirements and abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that 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.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.


A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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