Xerox Oncology Nurse Advocate in Wilmington, Delaware

TMS Health, A Xerox Company , is one of the largest healthcare dedicated providers of inbound and outbound multi-channel communication services to the US Pharmaceutical industry.

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Oncology Nurse Advocate – an oncology nurse staffing a pharmaceutical company’s integrated multi-channel oncology patient support program, which includes proactive patient monitoring, live triaged side-effect alerts, and symptom summaries.

After the Patient (or Caregiver) tracks and reports their side-effects/experiences to the patient support program, the Oncology Nurse Advocate analyzes the information received from the Patient, and a pre-agreed protocol determines the course of action required. A flag is issued when the protocol deems a reported experience as an issue. When needed, the Oncology Nurse Advocate encourages the Patient to contact the Oncologist/Care Team who will decide on the best course of action.

The Oncology Nurse Advocate demonstrates excellent communication and organizational skills while working independently in a call center environment. He/she must be able to build relationships and rapport with customers, both internal and external, while responding to patient inquiries, on inbound and outbound calls, email, and text messaging.

The Oncology Nurse Advocate performs a second important function as well, answering inquiries from patients and health care professionals contacting the company for medical and product information for oncology medications. For this responsibility, the Oncology Nurse Advocate uses his/her healthcare experience and product/disease state training (provided during on the job training) to effectively and consistently communicate product and disease state information via telephone, e-mail and written communication. The variety of subjects handled is extensive, including product information, pricing, patient education materials, product quality complaints, adverse experiences, and more.

Required experience and skills:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse with a valid, active state ( any ) RN license, required

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree required

  • Minimum of three years direct patient care experience, required

  • Minimum of two years Oncology nursing experience within the last five years, working directly with cancer patients, required

  • Excellent verbal, telephone communication and written skills required

  • Demonstrated competency using information technology, PCs and databases

  • Ability to collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals

  • Ability to follow a clearly defined protocol outlining what action to take depending on the patient experience reported

  • Knowledge of oncology treatments, and side effects of related therapy methods

  • Ability to perform nursing assessments, patient triage and referrals over the phone

  • Ability and experience in documenting patients’ progress

  • Ability to conduct patient teaching

  • Experience with patients in all stages of cancer

  • Good at building a strong rapport with any patient; personable

  • Ability to utilize an empathic and caring approach

  • Ability to multitask

  • Good problem solving and decision-making

  • Good time management skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Team player

Additional desirable experience and skills:

  • Experience providing medical information and customer service to patients and healthcare professionals over the phone strongly preferred

  • Previous experience in a call center environment desirable

  • Fluent Spanish language skills desirable

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification desirable

If you meet the requirements of this position and want to work for a world-class company with a great marketplace reputation,be sure to apply online today!

Xerox Business Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox Business Services, LLC may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to accommodations@xerox.com .

Job: Service Delivery Healthcare

Organization: TMS

Title: Oncology Nurse Advocate

Location: Delaware-Wilmington

Requisition ID: 16029901

Virtual/work from home? No