McKesson Bilingual Nurse (Health Service Specialist) in Ontario, Canada
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 17 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.
The Health Services Specialist is an integral part of the Patient Services team, responsible for the coordination and delivery of services related to the patient support programs offered by McKesson Specialty. The role involves interactions with physicians, other health care professionals (HCPs), patients and members of McKesson’s multidisciplinary team using web based, telephony and face to face means of communication. The role involves understanding and adherence to corporate, divisional, departmental and program specific standard operating procedures.
Perform HCP and patient registration activities, according to program protocols and applicable departmental procedures
Review, analyze and validate information provided by patients and HCPs for accuracy and completeness to ensure initiation ofservices
Follow the program protocols to ensure that the most appropriate next step is scheduled to ensure continuity of service delivery to HCPs andpatients
Process data entry activities of pertinent information received at different points of contact during the delivery of programservices
Provide answers to general inquiry calls submitted via telephone or web based platforms on program services, disease state or product related questions, based on information provided as part of the programmaterials
Perform surveys on patients and other program users, based on documentation provided and perform data entry activities on informationreceived
Conduct reimbursement investigations with private and public reimbursementproviders
Participate in reimbursement or other program related research activities, as assigned by the Program Manager and/or DepartmentalManager
Coordinate/facilitate submission of Special Authorization letters to public and privatepayers
Conduct reimbursement denial escalations throughemployers/payers
Gather information and conduct patient financial assessment eligibility based on programguidelines
Request financial transactions to be processed based on communicated programguidelines
Gather pertinent information and coordinate patient’s access to infusion services, as well as conduct follow up activities related to infusion services
Liaise with physicians’ offices, infusion services providers and other parties to provide comprehensive and coordinated service to patients andphysicians
Receive, record and report Adverse Events, as per program workinginstructions
Perform Pharmacovigilance surveillance activities
Participate in the compilation of clinical arguments in support of Special Authorization requests by interacting directly with the health care team involved in patientcare
Coordinate program activities and interdisciplinary interactions and work directly with clinics to provide support and ongoing collaboration for delivery of programservices
Have expertise in one or more job functions within Patient Services group, mentoring, training and monitoring that area ofresponsibility
Participate in quality monitoring of services delivered, as assigned by departmentalManager.
Participate and assist in departmental continuous improvement activities related to process, quality, training,etc
Participate in execution and documentation of testplans
Participate in the development of reports and tools for identifying signals that will flag misunderstanding, misconduct, fraud or other out of protocol program participant relatedincidents
Assist with reviews of aggregate data to identify program trends and communicates to ProgramManager
Maintain program data accuracy through review of program documentation for completeness andconsistency
Knowledge of medical terminology, health care environment, reimbursement landscape, therapeutic and product relatedknowledge
Understanding and compliance with corporate, divisional, departmental and program specific standard operating procedures
University/undergraduate studies (health sciences anasset)
Postgraduate degree or certificate anasset
- More than one year and up to three years in a previous job orjobs
- Required to use menu-driven retrieval and search functions on Windows based applications, web-based applications and proprietary information technology systems; ability to use a switch-based telephony software,etc.
Use Photocopy, fax machines,printer
- Required to make decisions based on limited interpretation of company procedures and program guidelines. Only difficult problems are referred to TeamLead/supervisor.
Impact of Decisions
- Moderate delays, service inefficiencies or expenses would result from a poor decision; moderate service inefficiencies, cost-savings or new revenue would be generated as a result of a decision that turns outwell.
External Customer Service
Solicit business and recommend service options to retail pharmacies, clinics andinstitutions
Other Contacts (Insurance/Public/Private)
- Required to initiate planning and coordination of activities with other members in the workgroup
- Expected to suggest innovations to the supervisor which affect the job or its workflow
- Problems and situations to be solved are described in general terms, supplementary information will be necessary to better define the problem. Identified problems are solved by adapting practices based on past experience or escalating the problem to Team Leader/supervisor if a solution has not beenidentified.
Types of Communication:
- Will involve: verbal communication in person or by telephone, bilingualism (were applicable), proofreading documents for errors, completing standard forms, reports, editing or rewritingtext.
Occasionally work alone
May be required to rotateshifts
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.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
No agencies please.
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Organization: McKesson Canada
Title: Bilingual Nurse (Health Service Specialist)
Requisition ID: 18006872