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Nurse Specialist

Job description

Education of patient’s carers on management of Parkinson’s Disease and the effective management of this progressive neurological condition with the treatment options provided 

Liaise with the Patient Services Manager to provide the required Parkinsons Disease services:
  • Support the Nursing services for both Apo-go and Lecigon
  • Maintain accurate patient records on our online record system.
  • Manage patient caseload in your territory, planning patient visits appropriately.
  • Education of healthcare professionals in hospital/home/nursing home etc. in conjunction with the Medical, Quality and customer service teams on the product portfolio.
  • Ensure that existing and potential customers understand and appreciate the full benefit and added value that the product ranges provide.
To support the Marketing and business managers, specialist customer facing roles at a local level on clinical and educational issues

Develop relationships with key customers.

Develop and maintain product knowledge.

Demonstrate and troubleshoot equipment and products.

Ensure the successful introduction/education of new products into new and existing hospitals and home initiations.

Maintain up-to-date records of customers and their requirements, in conjunction with Specialty Team service.

Keep up to date on competitor activity and developments.

Availability to cover weekend support for patients as required within a rota

Attend workshops and conferences as required (including weekends).

Knowledge including qualifications
  • RCN/RN/RGN currently registered with the NMBI.
  • Experienced Clinical Nurse, or Clinical Nurse Advisor with a minimum 5 years of Surgical/Medical experience.
  • Background in Parkinsons Disease health an advantage
  • Strong focus on excellent customer service.
  • Self-motivated, with strong communication, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office i.e. PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Clean driving license

Professional Conduct
  • Acts in accordance with the Nurse and Midwifery Board of Ireland (The Code of Professional Conduct for each Nurse and Midwife 2000) as amended from time to time;
  • Personally accountable for professional practice and conduct;
  • Has maintained professional indemnity; for a minimum of 3 years
  • Is willing to undertake an extensive and comprehensive check in accordance with the processes made available by the Garda for vetting