Infusion Nurse - Specialty Pharma Network - Montreal, QC

Date Posted:

Division: Specialty Rx

Job Type: Casual

Employment Status: Contract

Area: Sept-Iles

City: Montreal

Province: QC

Job Category: Health care support

Years of Experience: 1

Number of Positions: 2

Language(s):

  • Fluent English
  • Primarily English

Contact Email: rhquebec@bayshore.ca

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Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services and a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers' compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centers). The company's goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award since 2006.

Job Summary

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and review nursing care plans that are individualized to each client;

  • Conducts patient health assessments and medication administration teaching;
  • Obtain IV access through peripheral IV initiation or central line access (PICC, IVAD, etc.);
  • Prepares and administers a variety of specialized intravenous or injectable pharmacological treatments;
  • Provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling, health teaching, and reporting any adverse events to immediate supervisor or required stakeholders;
  • Perform routine nursing duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and provincial body standards;
  • Provide patient centered care according to the established care plan or medical directive;
  • Perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency have been demonstrated and completed;
  • Observe and document client conditions;

Additional Responsibilities

  • Acts as a resource to other Infusion Nurses by providing support and direction as needed;
  • Understands and implements infection prevention practices;
  • Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities;
  • Adheres to Bayshore policies and procedures;
  • Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System;
  • Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns;
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information;
  • Completes other tasks as requested.

Experience

  • Experience in acute care and/or with administering specialty pharmaceuticals;
  • Experience with home care is an asset;
  • Critical care (e.g., ER or ICU), infusion clinic, or oncology experience is preferred;
  • Exceptional peripheral IV initiation skills;
  • Experience with central lines (IVAD, PICC, etc.) is an asset;
  • Previous nursing management or in a leadership role is an asset;

Education

  • Graduated from an accredited nursing education program with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or equivalent;
  • Current registration and in good standing with provincial nursing regulatory body
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification;
  • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is an asset.

Other Information

  • Exceptional client assessment skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to manage relationships with exceptional customer service;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations;
  • Able to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team;
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks;
  • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to client care;
  • Able to transcribe physician’s orders;
  • Valid drivers license.

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