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Competition Number:
Competition Dates - From: 
Monday, July 29, 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013
Bilingual SAU Nurse
Employment Type:
Full time permanent
Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

“Improving lives through our products and services, people and expertise.”

Recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Medavie Blue Cross understands each one of its 1,900 employees plays a key role in building a strong and successful organization. Throughout the six provinces in which we operate, we know our people make a difference in our customers’ lives each day.  We encourage our employees to be involved and to support activities that allow for personal and professional growth and development. As a not-for-profit organization, we also place a high priority on giving back to the communities in which we live.

If you are looking for an opportunity in a challenging, fast-paced and team-oriented work environment with a leading local organization, the career you’ve been looking for may be waiting for you at Medavie Blue Cross.

Role Summary:

The Special Authorization Unit is responsible for making decisions concerning health needs for products that require authorization.  In this role you will service various contracts and work as a member of an overall medical professional team.  The primary goal of the Special Authorization Unit is to provide positive health care outcomes through on-line case assessment using computer technology.

As a SAU Nurse your key responsibilities will include:

  • Make decisions concerning clients’ health needs for products that require authorization
  • Administer process for special authorization decisions through the interactive use of telecommunications and applied on-line POS technology
  • Utilize your medical background, knowledge and experience to render decisions
  • Liaison with the customers and other health care professionals to ensure treatment requests are appropriately administered
  • Provide a positive and efficient customer service experience for providers and clients
  • Support positive health care outcomes through on-line case assessment using computer technology

As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications:

Education: Active Registered Nurse.

Work Experience: have practical nursing experience, including knowledge of medical conditions in relationship to pharmaceutical treatment.

Other Qualifications: You have excellent negotiation and decision-making skills, are multi-tasked and thrive in a fast-paced environment, have superior verbal communication skills and you are able to work shift work on a rotating basis.

Computer Skills: possess strong computer skills or aptitude.

Language Skills: Bilingualism is a requirement for this role. French and English both written and spoken.

In this position you will work various shifts from 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Due to our contractual obligations the incumbent must be a Canadian Citizen and receive enhanced reliability security clearance.

You also demonstrate the following Core Competencies:

Knowledge: You have the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

Communication Skills: You are able to write and speak clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles.

Customer Orientation: You are dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

Execution and Organizational Skills: You are able to make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure.

If you are interested in working with a team of professionals in a challenging role and you possess the necessary qualifications please follow the instructions for applying on-line via the Medavie Blue Cross Corporate web site by clicking on the link below.


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We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Citizenship - Useful Information

Please indicate in your application the reason you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Reliability screening will be required.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.