Teva Pharmaceuticals Clinical Nurse Educator - Chicago North in Chicago, Illinois

Clinical Nurse Educator - Chicago North

Date: Mar 14, 2018

Location: Chicago, Illinois, US, 60601

Company: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Primary purpose and function of this position

The purpose of the Clinical Nurse Educator is to provide point-of-service support with key healthcare providers and clinics within a specified geography in order to enhance disease knowledge, support the patient therapy selection process, coordinate and provide training, enhance compliance, and improve adherence.

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Serve as single-point of contact for Teva patient services for target physician offices within a defined geographic territory

  • Conduct total office call and/or in-service sessions to educate physicians, nurses and office staff on Teva patient services and how to access them

  • Train and educate office staff on proper use, handling and administration of Teva products

  • Support therapy choice through therapeutic, product and reimbursement education

  • Maintain communication and integrate activities, when appropriate, with Sales, Account Management and other teams within Patient Support Services

  • Assist patients/caregivers in understanding and implementing treatment protocols prescribed by the target physician

  • Reinforce treatment expectations established by the physician and review potential product benefits and side effects

  • Provide training on proper use of medication including self-injection techniques and use of injection device

  • Present information on disease state and symptoms, therapy, and healthy lifestyle choices to support compliance and adherence at patient programs and small group sessions

  • Coordinates field nursing services within defined geography. Provides team leadership, in-service and field training.


Education required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nursing

Specific type of experience required

  • 5 years nursing experience

  • Current license in good standing in assigned state(s)

Specific type of experience preferred

  • Recent experience with assigned disease state

  • Patient educator experience

  • Experience calling on health care providers within assigned territory

  • Therapeutic certification in related disease state


Customer Support

Sub Function

Patient Education

Reports To

Sr Manager, Field Nursing

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago