McKesson Patient Education Coor. in Cary, North Carolina

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

The Patient Education Coordinator is an important role in our team. The nurse is passionate and is committed to provide a high level of patient care and counseling patients enrolled in the Medication Therapy Program. The ideal candidate has great communication skills, problem solving skills, and must be self-motivated. This person will be driven to help team members to achieve the mission of providing high level of care to patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Counsel and educate new/existing patients on specialty drug therapies

  • Adherence to contracted and accrediting regulations as indicated by drug specification

  • Complete, thorough and accurate documentation utilizing good documentation practice and compliance to industry standards and regulations

  • Discuss potential/current side effects with patients to educate about treatment alternatives and facilitate ongoing therapy adherence

  • Identify and report adverse events (AEs) and product complaints (PCs) to the manufacturer, FDA, and/or other governing authorities

  • Specialty drug verification and education. Provider/patient conduit to support therapeutic longevity.

  • Adherence to patient management programs through call cadence schedules, medication management programing, drug counseling and provider collaboration.

  • Maintenance of patient demographic records, medical history and records in accordance to federal HIPAA standards

  • Collaboration with Pharmacy Support teams to ensure timely and accurate delivery of specialty drugs

Minimum Requirements

5 years of relevant work experience; Nursing preferred

Critical Skills

  • Registered Nurse with active, unrestricted compact or North Carolina RN license

  • Ability to obtain licensing in all states and territories serviced within 6 months of employment through McKesson supported programming

  • 5 years of nursing experience preferred

  • 1 year of acute/critical adult care inpatient care, recommended

  • Oncology experience, highly preferred

  • Computer skills, including e-mail, word processing, web-based programs

  • Effective oral/written communication, experience with motivational interviewing preferably

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret practice standards, professional journals, technical procedures and government standards and regulations

Additional Knowledge & Skills

A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.

Education

Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing

Certifications/Licensure

RN with Current unrestricted state licensure

Physical Requirements

Professional office environment

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.

Job: Medical

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Patient Education Coor.

Location: North Carolina-Cary

Requisition ID: 17008351