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Bilingual Registered Nurse- Medical Authorization Centre

Posting Date: May 10, 2022

Location: CA

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.


Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.


Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. 



Job Title:  Bilingual Registered Nurse- Medical Authorization Centre
Department:  Federal Administered Programs
Competition:  84549
Internal/External:  Internal/External
Employment Type:   Permanent, Fulltime
Location:  Remote, Canada
Salary:  Competitive Compensation
Reports To:  Team Leader
Closing Date:  May 31, 2022




The Team: 


The Medical Authorization Centre (MAC) Pharmacy 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 this unit is to provide positive health care outcomes through on-line case assessment using computer technology.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • In this position you will work various shifts between 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday
  • You have the ability to work remotely, hybrid or in the office - let us know what works for you!  


  • Education: Active Registered Nurse 
  • Work Experience: Have practical nursing experience, including knowledge of medical conditions in relationship to pharmaceutical treatment 
  • Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Multi-tasker and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work shift work on a rotating basis
  • Computer Skills: possess strong computer skills or aptitude
  • Language Skills: Bilingualism (English and French) is required 



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential — a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve.  Accessibility is a top priority.


For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest.  Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



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