United Therapeutics Regional Nurse Specialist (Houston, TX) in REC- Houston, Texas
The Job Details are as follows:
What we do
United Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens — having a positive impact on patients, the environment and society — will sustain our success in the long term.
We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.
Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers and other orphan diseases.
How you’ll contribute
The RNS is an educational resource deployed to help ensure that physicians, nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals are sufficiently educated and trained on the safe and effective use of the Company’s commercially marketed products.
Support prescribers, nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals new to UT Product(s) with all aspects of the product to include indications, dosing and adverse effect management. In addition, the support extends to practical guidance on appropriate product administration techniques and patient follow up based on good clinical practice
Work through HCPs to support new patient therapeutic initiation and the referral process, helping to ensure that prescribers have the tools and education necessary to successfully and safely start patients on UT products.
Ensure that healthcare professionals managing patients on UT products are current with respect to the latest information and techniques associated with therapy initiation, adverse effect mitigation, device utilization, and dosing, among others.
Act as a resource to HCPs with regard to practical issues associated with using UT products, such as infusion pump options, adverse event management (such as infusion site pain management) and dosing/titration.
Attend and participate in pertinent programs related to UT products and disease states, as directed by their manager to maintain high level competency.
Perform other duties or support special projects as directed by the Program Director.
For this role you will need
Minimum of RN required (BSN preferred)
Nursing license (active in at least one state, multi-state preferred)
Driver’s license (active)
5+ years working as a nurse or nurse educator; in the ICU, Cath Lab, critical care areas with experience in heart failure, and/or lung and heart transplant
Ability to travel 80%
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong teaching and presentation skills
Ability to work as part of a larger team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
PAH Coordinator experience or PAH Clinical Practice experience is preferred
Nursing experience in biotechnology/pharmaceutical/specialty pharmacy services
Multi-lingual a plus
Project management skills preferred
Life as a Unitherian
At United Therapeutics, you’ll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.
United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
We strive to be an organization that engages the minds, hearts, and most spirited efforts of each of our employees. Our sense of purpose transforms what we do from work into mission, occupation into vocation and achievement into success.
We challenge our employees with innovative and revolutionary projects, offer an environment which fosters high-level job performance and provide a highly competitive total rewards package. This is what makes United Therapeutics a stimulating place to work.
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