Bilingual Patient Educator
Apollo Cannabis Clinics are medical clinics offering its patients an accessible path to medical cannabis treatments, free from stigma. We offer effective treatments for many chronic health conditions such as pain, anxiety, sleep disorders, PTSD and more through an evidence-based approach to empower our patients to take control of their overall health. We have a team of experienced health care professionals dedicated to patient care and medical cannabis education. We are actively seeking new and better ways to treat our patients’ illnesses with medical cannabis across Canada.
We are currently seeing patients through virtual appointments, but once we re-open, this position will be primarily based at one of our Apollo Cannabis Clinics in the GTA, working full-time primarily Monday – Friday, with weekend shifts as required.
Bilingual Patient Educator
Nurturing partnerships with our patients to ensure high-quality medical assessments and educational support; facilitating the patient’s journey as part of being effectively prescribed medical cannabis. Streamlining accurate and high-quality communication and customer support processes to enhance patients’ education and understanding of their prescription, building stronger patient rapport and loyalty.
Addressing patient concerns and gathering detailed patient history, either in clinic or remotely via digital platforms or phone
Patient education; communicating with patients for their medicinal cannabis prescription questions, either in clinic or remotely via digital platforms and phone to ensure they understand how to use and order cannabis for their treatment
Maintaining and evolving a set of messaging and knowledge standards, as discussed with the rest of the Patient Care Team
Coordinating with the Booking team members to ensure the entire patient journey from start to finish is simple, accessible, customer-friendly, and efficient ensuring follow-up for upholding specific standards for messaging and protocols as set by Management.
Maintain accurate notes regarding ordering and patient interaction.
Executing the development of education and patient ordering processes as set by Management.
Facilitating booking process for scheduling all follow-up appointments.
Providing compassionate care to patients, displaying empathy and understanding at all times. Being direct, strong and confident with communication.
Other duties as assigned
Undergraduate degree or diploma in practical nursing, or 3 or more years of relevant work experience preferred
Must have customer service experience, hospitality and/or health care industry experience preferred, but not mandatory
Proficient in English with strong written and oral communication skills – clarity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in verbal communication. French is an asset
Empathy and emotional intelligence for relationship building an asset
A passion and desire to help people improve their health
Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and ability to foster a positive work environment
Ability to function in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment with openness to new ideas and the flexibility to adapt positively to changes in direction, priorities, schedules, or responsibilities
Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and work well in a team setting