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Registered Nurse

McKesson Canada Corporation

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted April 3, 2021.

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.

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care to individuals directly, including training on 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 clinic 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.
• Providing patient training on treatment and subcutaneous injections.
• 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.
• Following drug accountability requirements as per INVIVA policy and standard operating procedure.
• 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.

Competencies and Requirements

• Minimum 2 year Nursing Diploma
• Bachelors of Science in Nursing is an asset
• 3 + years of critical care experience (i.e. ER, ICU) is an asset; recent acute care experience is required
• Must have an active license and good standing as a Registered Nurse
• Patient training experience
• Able to reply within 48 hours of a patient's request and provide care within 5 days of that request
• Excellent assessment, critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills
• Ability to work autonomously
• Maintain CPR certification / ACLS certification is an asset
• Ability to work at various clinics
• Maintain yearly professional liability insurance
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills with patients, colleagues and customers
• Ability to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
• Excellent computer skills (i.e. MS Office, email and electronic patient records)
• Maintain a valid driver’s license and vehicle

Type de travailleur

Permanent

McKesson est en employeur qui adhère aux principes d’égalité d’accès à l’emploi.

L’information présentée ici n’a qu’un but informatif. Tous les postes vacants qu’offre McKesson dans ce système de recrutement font l’objet d’exigences en matière de compétences qui leur sont propres. Les exigences en matière de compétences et de qualification ainsi que l’expérience privilégiée sont déterminés par la filiale, par le bureau ou par le service de l’entreprise qui offre le poste; tous les postes sont assujettis aux lois et aux restrictions en vigueur à l’égard de l’emploi. Cela englobe les lois sur l’immigration entourant les exigences de permis de travail, toute autre permission gouvernementale applicable ou toute question de conformité.

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McKesson adhère aux principes d’égalité d’accès à l’emploi et valorise la diversité de sa main-d’œuvre. Nous encourageons toutes les personnes compétentes à postuler et nous accommoderons les besoins des candidats dans la mesure où ils ne causent aucun préjudice injustifié dans tous les stades du processus de recrutement et de sélection.

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