Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At Innomar Strategies, a company of AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

POSITION SUMMARY:
 

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Nurse Case Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of program support for assigned physicians or centers (hospital or clinics) in a given geographical area, and ensures that patients are provided easy access to the support program and access to their drug therapy. The Nurse Case Manager also works directly with the reimbursement specialist to help secure funding and supports the pharmaceutical team when needed.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Provide medical support to patients and health care providers, including education on specific diseases and therapies;
  • Telephone support (including maintenance calls and adherence support);
  • Administer and adhere to case-management protocols, including clinical monitoring, data collection, on-going patient follow-up, compliance, therapy disruption/discontinuation monitoring, adverse event reporting and liaison with primary healthcare providers;
  • Prepare for and attend extensive, specialized training sessions for specific therapies provided by the pharmaceutical team;
  • Work directly with the reimbursement specialist and the physician to secure funding for their patient’s therapies; assist with alternative funding searches when needed;
  • Attend pharmaceutical sales meetings as required;
  • Attend patient meetings, conferences as needed to educate patients, providers regarding disease/product information and case management services;
  • Work with patient associations and advocacy groups;
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with pharmaceutical team;
  • Liaise with health care providers, pharmacies and infusion clinics, and other agencies as required, to coordinate infusions, drug delivery and resolve issues as they arise;
  • Clear communication to the manager, team and the client regarding the management of patient cases;
  • With the managers, participate in the training process of new nurse case managers, including but not limited to shadowing & call monitoring.
  • Be available on call after hours and weekends (24/7) for periodic telephone consultation and emails as needed by the program;
  • The Nurse Case Manager will also be assigned other duties and tasks as required from time to time.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The preferred candidate is a nurse with healthcare and case management experience in medical or hospital practice or the insurance or bio-pharma industry; is internet-research and computer savy; has strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills and is a team player.
  • Registered Nurse License for province of employment;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) strongly preferred;
  • Experience in hematology and/or nephrology an asset;
  • Strong patient focus;
  • Strong ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Strong phone etiquette;
  • Ability to communicate and comprehend medical information;
  • Demonstrate teamwork abilities;
  • Ability to work autonomously;


MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Ability to handle sensitive issues with opposing opinions and strong negotiation skills;
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Effective interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Effective organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Office Programs
  • Available for travel at least 15% per year

We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

  • Comprehensive health and dental plans
  • Flexible & remote working options
  • Employer RRSP-matching
  • Online peer-to-peer recognition program
  • Corporate discounts with multiple establishments, including fitness centers
  • Health & Wellness program with onsite yoga and massage therapy

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.

Innomar Strategies, a part of AmerisourceBergen, is Canada’s leading patient support provider for specialty pharmaceuticals. Through our Integrated Service Model, we deliver customized solutions to improve product access, increase supply chain efficiency, and enhance patient care. Innomar is the trusted expert in specialty pharmaceuticals with an unwavering commitment to patients.