Clinical Nurse Educator - North Central

Chicago, IL, US
Apr 25, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Clinical Nurse Educator - North Central
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

The Hematology/Oncology Clinical Educator will: The Clinical Nurse Educator role provides product and disease state education and training to key healthcare providers within Oncology clinics and hospitals. The individual will work within a specified region to enhance disease knowledge, support the patient therapy selection process, coordinate and provide staff training, enhance proper administration, improve patient adherence and improve patient management. The individual will work in partnership with the Gilead oncology sales team to help educate all health care providers, with a primary focus on nursing staff.
  • Provide oncology practice customers, Nurses, Clinicians and MD's with training, clinical in-services, and information regarding specific oncology disease state and product delivery/use
  • Coach offices on disease state awareness and branded product resources
  • Provide education programs for professional staff, i.e. doctors, nurses, other key healthcare staff through 1:1 presentation, round table discussions, and formal presentations
  • Partner with Therapeutic Specialist to support patient adherence and adoption regarding specific oncology disease state(s)
  • Collaborate with managers, peers, customer counterparts to advance patient access
  • Initiate clinical discussions with key personnel for specific accounts in collaboration with the Regional Director (MD, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, nurses).
  • Potential to engage with the patient and patient advocacy groups to maintain a smooth and successful patient journey
  • Attend and potentially present at national, regional and local oncology meetings
  • Attend regional staff meetings and contributes to the TS Plan of Action meetings to chart the course for specific customer teams
  • Provides educational support as identified to reinforce the project's strategic goals
  • Promptly respond to internal/external inquiries and requests
  • Maintain the highest level of professional standards in all interactions with customers and other business contacts.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment regarding utilization of time and financial resources, such as travel and entertainment.
  • Read understand and adheres to important documents such as fraud and abuse guidelines, FDA guidelines, PhaRMA code, Gilead SOPs, and HIPPA guidelines and memos regarding policy and procedures.
  • Frequent overnight travel
Basic Qualifications:
Associates Degree and Nine Years' Experience and Active RN


Bachelor's Degree and Seven Years' Experience and Active RN


Masters' Degree and Five Years' Experience and Active RN


Ph.D. and Active RN
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2 years of clinical hematology/oncology experience
  • Oncology Clinical Nurse Certification preferred
  • Pharmaceutical nursing experience preferred
  • Strong oral, written and virtual communication skills
  • Possess superior influencing skills focused on building trust and customer engagement
  • Self-motivated and able to work with autonomy
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