Overview

Bayshore Home Health Bilingual Regional Support Nurse Full Time in Halifax, NS

Bayshore Home Health

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Bilingual Regional Support Nurse
Location:
Halifax, NS

Work closely with the local sales representatives to support specific customer needs. Act as a resource to physicians who are prescribing this medication and…

To be a single point of contact offering reimbursement support to physicians and medical case management services to patients. Assist the physician with the completion of all program-specific paperwork and follow-up on submissions pertaining to obtaining drug reimbursement/coverage through private and provincial drug formularies to ensure patients have access to their prescribed treatments in a timely manner. Act as a resource to physicians who are prescribing this medication and continuous support for patients for on-going support, renewals, and coverage changes.

Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure patient has been enrolled through support program
• Review patient charts in physician office (paper and electronic based); keep electronic charts
• Gather all pertinent and appropriate information from the chart to complete the necessary forms (private and/or provincial insurance) in a concise, organized and professional manner.
• Liaise and advocate with third-party providers and provincial governments as necessary to determine coverage options.
• Follow-up/advocate until a decision is received, ideally securing coverage for the patient.
• Proactively offer counseling, advocacy and assistance for patients.
• Work closely with the local sales representatives to support specific customer needs.
• Act as a central resource liaison for program stakeholders, which include physicians, nurses, patients and clinics.
• Provide updates to stakeholders as requested.
• Potential for large amount of telephone support required along with travel.
• Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities
• Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures.
• Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System
• Employee will maintain relevant level of knowledge of ICH (International Conference on Harmonization), GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and Health Canada GVP (Good Pharmocovigilance Practices) guidelines appropriate to their hired role which is to be provided at time of hire and annually. With this knowledge the employee will perform the work as required by their assigned function and will be provided with regular updates as required.
• Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns. Responsible for completing Accident Reports for all direct reports who injure themselves on the job, within 24 hours of the incident.
• Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel
• Complete other tasks as requested
Experience
RN or RPN/LPN
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses
• Reimbursement experience 3+ years
• Measureable experience with patients suffering with Neurological disease states (3 years+), specifically Multiple Sclerosis.
• Understanding of provincial and private coverage criteria and how to navigate the Canadian Drug Coverage Landscape.
• Familiarity with the Special Authorization process for both public and private insurance in assigned territory.
• Bilingual (French & English)
• Strong Computer and Technical skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, tablets, web-portals/internet use
• Established internet and home phone access from home office
• Ability to travel; own vehicle required
• Ease with working independently, making decisions using sound judgment, and meeting deadlines.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, data collection requirements
• Motivational Interviewing skills/experience an asset.
• You must reside in the province in which you provide support
Education Other Information

How to Apply Bayshore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for excellence to apply. To apply, email us at [email protected] .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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