Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Clinical Nurse Educator - Chicago North

Location US-IL-Chicago
Requisition #
18-20810
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Field Nursing

Overview

Primary purpose and function of this position

The purpose of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to provide point-of-service support with key healthcare providers and clinics within a specified geography in order to enhance disease knowledge, support the patient therapy selection process, coordinate and provide training, enhance compliance, and improve adherence.

 

Location:  This position is located in the Greater Chicago Area including North of Chicago and requires residence within or reasonably close to the Northern part of the territory.  

Responsibilities

                                      

Major duties and responsibilities

 

Serve as single-point of contact for Teva patient services for target physician offices within a defined geographic territory

  • Conduct total office call and/or in-service sessions to educate physicians, nurses and office staff on Teva patient services and how to access them
  • Train and educate office staff on proper use, handling and administration of Teva products
  • Support therapy choice through therapeutic, product and reimbursement education
  • Maintain communication and integrate activities, when appropriate, with Sales, Account Management and other teams within Patient Support Services

 

Assist patients/caregivers in understanding and implementing treatment protocols prescribed by the target physician

  • Reinforce treatment expectations established by the physician and review potential product benefits and side effects
  • Provide training on proper use of medication including self-injection techniques and use of injection device

 

Present information on disease state and symptoms, therapy, and healthy lifestyle choices to support compliance and adherence at patient programs and small group sessions 

 

Coordinates field nursing services within defined geography.  Provides team leadership, in-service and field training.

Qualifications

Qualifications

 

Education required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing

 

Specific type of experience required

  • 5 years nursing experience
  • Current license in good standing in assigned state(s)

 

Specific type of experience preferred

  • Recent experience with assigned disease state
  • Patient educator experience
  • Experience calling on health care providers within assigned territory
  • Therapeutic certification in related disease state

 

 

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