Nurse Specialist - Telephonic Remote Role with Great Benefits! (Oncology Experience Preferred) - Military Veterans

at Kroger

Harvey, Louisiana

Company Name: Kroger Specialty Pharmacy
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: N/A

Position Summary

Perform duties to provide education and support to patients on service with the pharmacy, in areas related to specific disease and medication management, clinical support options available, and follow up, guided by defined educational modules and working within the limits of standard or accepted practice. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Respond to patient inquiries regarding diseases for which the pharmacy is providing medication
  • Provide education and support regarding disease process, medication mechanism of action, medication dose, frequency and storage, side effect management, emergency procedures, and information regarding clinical program support options
  • Provide clinical support to patients related to medications not included in the disease program linking them to the pharmacy
  • Document interactions and encounters with patients to maintain accurate records and for use in follow up activities
  • Follow up with patients, prescribers, internal associates and others to provide or obtain information as appropriate based on information provided in consultation with patients
  • Assist Operations/Clinical department associates with clinical support for prior authorization, billing or other administrative functions, during periods of high volume, to maintain work flow and meet customer service imperatives
  • Provide support as on-call clinician as required
  • Travel to attend therapy specific events to support the business needs may be required in some jurisdictions
  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements
  • Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, and policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Valid RN license in good standing status within respective employed state
  • 2+ years of experience in nursing
  • Some jurisdictions where this role is performed may require that associates have their compact RN license or are eligible to obtain their compact RN license
  • Strong knowledge of specific disease process and related medications, their mechanisms of action and specific management issues
  • Strong communication skills; listening, writing and speaking
  • Knowledge of and skilled usage of Microsoft Office software and Internet research tools
  • Knowledge of and skilled usage of pharmacy systems or similar software tools
  • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory requirements and organizational policies relating to patient information and consultation services
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience in patient education and/or specialty pharmacy environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Education Level: Associates Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
    Position Type: Full-Time 
    Shift(s): [[mfield4]]

    States: Louisiana; Texas
    Keywords: Telephonic Nurse, Oncology Nurse, Telephonic RN, Pharmacy Nurse, Oncology, RN, Nurse Specialist


    Jobs at Kroger:  To support and reward our hardworking and friendly associates, we offer much more than just a paycheck. We strive to feed your future by offering the ingredients you need to create your own recipe for success at work and in life. Our associates receive a full plate of benefits that promote their physical, emotional and financial well-being, including access to competitive health care and retirement benefits, paid time off, mental health resources, associate discounts and opportunities to learn, grow and advance. Our associates also get to help us make a difference in our communities through our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste and Framework for Action: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plans. Visit the to learn more about our work in the communities we serve and how our associates help us be a good neighbor.

    Below is a list of some of the benefits we offer our associates.

    Health and Well-being Benefits:

    • Health care benefits
    • Paid time off such as vacation, sick leave, and parental leave
    • Mental and emotional support resources through our Employee Assistance Program

    Financial Benefits:

    • Participation in a 401(k) plan, subject to certain eligibility requirements
    • Group term life insurance eligible
    • Eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance
    • Associate discounts

    Growth and Development Benefits:

    • Tuition assistance, college scholarships and educational leave of absence, depending on varying criteria by location and subject to certain eligibility requirements
    • Robust internal training and development resources to grow your career

    We want the best for associates and our customers, and together, we strive to create a welcoming and engaging environment where you’ll love to work. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, apply now. We look forward to getting to know you!

    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.


     Posting Notes:  LA || Harvey || 2731 Manhatten Blvd #B17 || 70058 || Kroger Specialty Pharmacy || None || Specialty Pharmacy; Health & Wellness || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || Other 

    Harvey, Louisiana

    The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $96.8 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with our customers.

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