Specialty Care Nurse
City : Calgary, Alberta
Category : Full time
Industry : Healthcare
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Referred applicants must not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must use their unique referral link generated when they are referred by an existing colleague.
Location:32 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta, T2E 7A3
At Shoppers Drug Mart, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.
Why this role is important?
Location: Western Canada (Calgary and Edmonton)
Reports To: Clinical Manager
As a member of the Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network team, the Specialty Care Nurse supports our specialty drug services, patient compliance and retention programs for a variety of medical therapies. These services will be provided in one of our Specialty Care Centers (SCC’s). The Specialty Care Nurse will be responsible to provide specialized infusion/injection services as well as patient and caregiver education on specialty pharmacy molecules such as autoimmune and rare disease.
Nature and Scope
The Specialty Care Nurse will be responsible for maintaining high professional standards working within the Nursing regulations identified by the Province, Health Canada and General Manufacturing Practices as outlined by the Specialty Health Network.
Provide patient centric services for injectable and infusion medical therapies
Provide patient centric education for patient self-injection
To ensure effective communication between all healthcare teams, including nursing, pharmacy and medical staff, when dealing with a patient
Perform patient assessments according to the direction of the practicing on-site physician
Ensure all nursing documentation is completed timely and accurately
Assist on-site physician with the completion of patient enrollment forms, prescription forms and order sets, as well as reimbursement documentation
Perform administrative duties such as supply ordering and chart reviews
Demonstrate commitment to Continuous Quality Improvement by completing mandatory drug therapy training, adverse event training and review of new and annual Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Required Organizational Procedures (ROP) as outlined by Specialty Health Network
Responsible for the collection and reporting of adverse events, product complaints, and product replacements based on the Ministry of Health criteria to meet Health Canada’s Guidelines for each drug program
Maintain patient and SHN business confidentiality at all times as per privacy legislation and related SOP’s
Maintains high standards of professional practice by adhering to the ethics of the College of Nurses and stay abreast of the latest professional advances.
Participates in administrative meetings and continuous learning opportunities, as required
Perform duties and tasks as required
Qualifications and Skills
Registered Nurse with unrestricted professional license within the province of work
Minimum 5 years clinical experience
Excellent skills in assessment, communication, critical thinking and decision making
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of Shoppers Drug Mart Specialty Health Network policies and procedures
Commitment to the practice of quality nursing service delivery
Knowledgeable of various communication methods to meet the needs of patients
Excellent IV skills and Infusion therapy experience is an asset.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Current CPR certificate and yearly recertification
Strong computer skills are required
Ability to work independently and team environment
Self-transportation - requires a valid driver’s license and insured automobile is a requirement
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Employment Type:Full time
Type of Role:Casual
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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