McKesson Clinical Leader, Infusion Clinics in Ontario, Canada

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Territory: Ontario South-West (London, Windsor, Waterloo, etc.)

Job Description

Position is responsible for providing professional supervision of nurses who are providing nursing care to individuals including the intravenous or injection administration of biologics or other specialty pharmaceutical products and promotes patient health by completing health reviews prior to treatment, reviews patient files and collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members as required, with the end goal of providing medical therapies or self-administration teaching to patients in an ambulatory setting.

The Regional Clinical leader Nurse coordinates the efforts of the nursing team to ensure consistent behaviours and adherence to protocols and procedures and is responsible for the evaluation of all employees within the applicable region and may be required to travel to attend and supervise all the clinics in the applicable region.

The Regional Clinical leader Nurse is responsible to act as a resource and provide expertise, training and mentoring to staff in the applicable region to ensure safe, high quality and consistent delivery of care.

Specific Duties

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Clinical leader Nurse provides expert medication administration and care for patients, and they also oversee the nursing staff.

  • As a clinical leader nurse, you will ensure that there is adequate staffing in your clinics and be required to interact with patient and families, manage issues that arise during operating hours in your region, and direct and supervise all aspects of patient care.

  • Accountable for the day to day running of the clinical aspects of the nurses in the applicable geographical region.

  • Provides professional clinical leadership and acts as a resource to the staff in the applicable region.

  • Provide onboarding assistance to the newly hired Nurses and participate in the orientation process to ensure the staff are appropriately certified and trained nursing staff for each clinic.

  • Performs research to remain up to date on current nursing care practices and provides training to assigned nurses in the region.

  • Participate in audit assessment activities to determine adherence to protocols and guidelines

  • Monitoring feedback from families, patients, clinic nurses and bringing issues forward with solutions to management will be included in the responsibilities

  • Evaluates and monitors nurse’s performance for conduct that is safe, legal and ethical and in accordance with provincial College of Nurses standards and guidelines on medication administration

  • Working and collaborating with physicians to properly plan activities for patient care and develop strategies for dealing with those issues and ensuring that the needs of patients are met.

  • Collaborates with infusion coordinator teams to ensure excellent customer service

  • Advising the Nurse Manager of all staffing requirements

General Duties

  • Maintaining continuity among nursing team in the region by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Establishing a compassionate and engaging workplace and supporting nursing staff

  • Maintaining and protecting patient confidentiality.

  • Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Ensuring proper operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.

  • Maintaining clinic medical and stationary supply levels.

  • Maintaining up-to-date professional and technical knowledge by completing/attending educational workshops.

  • Maintaining a cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.

  • Contributing to team effort and corporate goals

  • Coordinate and execute presentations, demonstrations and/or site visits to ensure professional service delivery and ensure professional competent workforce

  • Report incidents to management and Quality Assurance Teams

  • Evaluate the job performance of nursing staff by reviewing an employee's performance of completed work assignments and work techniques and gives staff suggestions on improving their work performance.

  • Follow company policies.

  • Collaborate and contribute in practice committees

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Registered Nurse, Registered in the regions supervised

  • 5 or more year’s previous Supervisory experience in a clinical medical or hospital environment with proven leadership abilities.

  • Extensive recent experience with infusions, IVs, PICC lines

  • In good standing nursing licence and individual liability coverage (RNAO)

  • Strong communication skills, able to manage relationships with a proven track record of exceptional customer service.

  • Effective leadership skills, with a strong focus on clinical expertise and clinic operations

  • Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles.

  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability.

  • Ability to lead and manage change as well as coach and mentor a team of professionals.

  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.

  • A valid driver’s license to meet travel requirements.

  • Working knowledge of Provincial Regulatory requirements

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office.

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

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Job: Medical

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Clinical Leader, Infusion Clinics

Location: Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Requisition ID: 18004077