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Nurse Specialist

Nurse Specialist

Remote_United States

Full time

The Nurse Specialist is responsible for supporting the operations of Labcorp Peri-approval and Commercialization patient support and access programs. This individual interacts primarily with patients and care partners who are receiving clinical support services from a program. Examples of this type of support may include contact center based-services, such as advising patients on dosing, guiding patients through product administration, providing approved recommendations to patients on managing side effects, discussing medication adherence with patients, or field-based services, such as on-site patient injection training

Additionally, this individual may be responsie for preparing monthly and ad hoc project-specific reports. The Nurse Specialist also serves as a subject matter expert on programs and is first point of contact for clinical care program calls.

The Nurse Specialist may be either contact-center based or field-based.

Essential Duties

  • Makes scheduled outbound calls and responds to inbound calls from patients and other customers regarding clinical aspects of a product, product administration, and adherence to medical therapies or treatments or for other related issues. Conducts follow up calls or sends follow up correspondence as necessary according to the program’s guidelines.
  • Reviews approved therapy or treatment-related information with callers and identifies potential barriers to treatment. Within guidelines approved by the program’s sponsor, helps identify solutions to improve access and to help patients remain on prescribed treatment. Provides approved information to patients and their caregivers in a clear, caring way so that they may make informed choices.
  • Keep case notes and tracks cases effectively using proprietary computer system. Establishes appropriate activity plans to trigger next call, correspondence, or intervention.
  • May provide pre-approved medical information or literature to customers based on the guidelines of the specific program.
  • May conduct /behavioral interviewing and motivational coaching calls with patients to encourage them to be adherent to their medication as prescribed.
  • Documents adverse events and provides reporting per Labcorp and client policies and procedures
  • Other duties, as assigned


Minimum Required:

  • Minimum of two years customer service and contact center experience strongly desired. Experience with field-based work is also desired.
  • 2 years clinical experience

Education/Qualifications/Certifications and Licenses

Minimum Required:

The Nurse Specialist will have a current RN license in good standing in the state of practice. In addition, will ideally hold a Bachelor’s degree or evidence of continual work toward a degree is strongly preferred. The Nurse Specialist without a Bachelor’s Degree must have an Associate’s Degree and ideally should have four or more years of healthcare or customer service work experience.

Additional required skills include:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Customer service focus.
  • Ability to work effectively through influence and collaboration.
  • Good judgment in managing and escalating client or project issues. Must be able to manage multiple projects and understand contact center processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to identify problems, take initiative, and be solution oriented.

As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

Pay Range: $32.00 – $46.00 an hour

Benefits: All job offers will bebased on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicabledegrees/certifications,as well as internal equity and market data.Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here.

Did you know?

Labcorp’s Clinical Development and Commercialization Services business is now Fortrea in connection with its planned spin-off from Labcorp, which is expected in mid-2023. Fortrea’s spin-off from Labcorp is subject to satisfaction of certain customary conditions. This spin-off will position both organizations for accelerated growth and allow each to focus resources on distinct strategic priorities, customer and employee needs and value creation opportunities.As a provider of phase I-IV clinical trial management, regulatory guidance, patient access solutions and market access consulting, Fortrea will partner with both emerging and large pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation and improve the lives of patients worldwide.

Fortrea is looking for problem-solvers and creative thinkers who are passionate about breaking down barriers faced by sponsors of clinical trials, and who are committed to helping transform the development process to get promising life-changing ideas and therapies to patients faster. Join us as we cultivate a workspace where all employees have the opportunity to grow and make impacts on a global scale. For more information and questions related to Fortrea, please visit www.fortrea.com.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.