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IQVIA Parkinson's Disease Nurse Educator - San Diego, CA / Orange County - TXA08656 in San Francisco, California

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Description As the only global provider of commercial solutions, IQVIA understands what it takes to deliver nationally and internationally. Our teams help biopharma get their medicines to the people who need them. We help customers gain insight and access to their markets and ultimately demonstrate their product's value to payers, physicians and patients. A significant part of our business is acting as the biopharma's sales force to physicians or providing nurses to educate patients or prescribers. With the right experience, you can help deliver medical breakthroughs in the real world.We are excited to announce that at this time we are looking for a Nurse Ambassador to join our team of over 10,000 global field personnel supporting our pharmaceutical and biotech clients Nurse Educator Patients are at the center of our business strategies. The Nurse Ambassador Program is an educational based program designed as a resource for patients living with Advanced Parkinson’s disease that are seeking education and/or have been prescribed a specific medication. Nurse Ambassadors will provide education, support and resources to help patients and caregivers begin and manage their Parkinson’s disease in conjunction with this treatment option. Nurse Ambassadors are responsible for participating in one-on-one communications (can occur in home or telephonically) with patients and caregivers. Since the program is strictly educational based, Nurse Educators do not provide medical advice or work clinically within this role.The Nurse Educator will:

  •  Answer and respond to in-bound calls in an appropriate time frame for patients interested in learning more about a new medication for Parkinson’s disease.

  •  Answer questions about a Parkinson’s disease medication, in an on-label, compliant fashion, to patients seeking additional information and education.

  •  Coordinate and facilitate the connection between patients, caregivers and specific service offerings for patients prescribed this Parkinson’s disease medication to support successful onboarding and compliance.

  •  Provide educational training and resources to patients and caregivers for their prescribed medication throughout the patient treatment journey.

  •  Provide patient-focused education to promote behavioral change for the empowerment of patients to improve specific treatment compliance

  •  Foster appropriate dialogue between patient, caregiver and third parties (e.g., health care provider, Payor, Pharmacy)

  •  Provide in-home education to patients and caregivers to educate and confirm the patient and/or caregiver are able to effectively demonstrate key objectives to manage their prescribed therapy.

  •  Manage patient case-load in a large geography, becoming a valued team partner with knowledge of local resources.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree Preferred

  •  BSN and/or RN licensure

  •  Current nursing license in good standing

  •  5 + yrs. clinical experience in healthcare to include hospital, home health, pharmaceutical or biotech

  •  Nurse educator experience preferred

  •  Telephonic Experience preferred

  •  Home health experience preferred  

  •  Direct interaction with patient and support for persistence and compliance

  •  Knowledge of clinical data and pharmacology

  •  Demonstrated time management skills; planning and prioritization skills; ability to multi-task and maintain prioritization of key projects and deadlines

  •  Demonstrated effective presentation skills; ability to motivate others; excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) skills – with demonstrated effectiveness to work cross-functional and independently

  •  Demonstrated ability to work and drive for results and with enthusiasm

  •  Demonstrated ability to develop and execute plans in an independent environment

  •  Demonstrated ability to take initiative and vision: challenge existing assumptions and interpretations

  •  Demonstrated ability to build relationships with third parties using good negotiation skills

  •  Demonstrated ability to be adaptable to changing work environments and responsibilities

  •  Fully competent in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and iPad technology

  •  Flexibility to work weekends and evenings

  •  Willing to travel regionally extensively (85%)

  • Preferred background in Neurology, Parkinson’s Disease or prior patient programs

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workdayrecruiting@iqvia.com_ to arrange for such an accommodation.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.