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Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

85001

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Jynarque Lead Clinical Nurse - Phoenix, AZ

UHG - Phoenix, Arizona

Posted: 10/12/2018

When it comes to providing new hope and a new path to wellness, specialty pharmacy companies like Avella fill a unique and important role. Avella, now part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is bringing breakthrough medications, innovative clinical pharmacy programs and technological tools to providers and their patients across the nation. We create a viable level of access to many of the newest, most advanced medications in addition to a suite of tools that include mobile apps, text messaging tools and smart pill bottles. Whether you bring a clinical or business background to our opportunities, you can be sure that you'll be making a meaningful contribution to important solutions and services. Find out more about how you can start doing your life's best work.SM

 

The Clinical Nurse is responsible for the management of tolvaptan patients, therapy used for autosomal polysystic kidney disease (APKD) and funded by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Affairs, the clinical nurse is responsible for managing a tolvaptan patient population per the contract with Otsuka. The clinical nurse will also serve as a liaison between physicians, patients and Avella staff to ensure optimal patient care. The nurses responsibilities include patient telephonic contact, documentation of interactions, coordination of care with providers, and working with Avella operational staff to ensure compliance with medication REMS, data, and clinical management.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide nursing care to APKD patients per Avella’s SOPs
  • Responsible for assuring participant safety - interviews patients and documents adverse events, concomitant medications, and follows patient assessments
  • Reports all adverse drug events internally to Avella’s Drug Safety Team as soon as event is reported
  • Involved in new and unique treatment and patient care programs
  • Identify the patient’s problems, formulate ways to take care of them and monitor the care being given
  • Collaborates with external clients, such as, but not limited to; nurses, prescribers, payors, and manufacturers
  • Makes adjustments to patient care plans to suit individual requirements
  • Maintain patients’ data
  • Conduct follow–ups with patients under their care
  • Present reports, documentation and other data to the Clinical team
  • Perform yearly evaluations on all direct reports per companion policy

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited NLN/CCNE institution
  • 2 years of professional nursing experience in patient care
  • Current Nursing License in Good Standing in the practicing state 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven ability to provide highly skilled care to patients.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Demonstrate good listening skills
  • Must remain professional in a high stress work environment at all times.
  • Must stay current on care methods for research participants.
  • Knowledgeable of clinical trials and data management.
  • Exceptional computer skills required (MS Office Suite).


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