Oncology Nurse Educator

Eli Lilly

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

With Lilly’s goal of making life better, the Oncology Nurse Educator (ONE) endeavours to improve patient outcomes by arming healthcare professionals (HCPs) with practical, clinically relevant information such as accurate identification of appropriate patients for therapy and optimization of treatment adherence via informed AE management.

The ONE will also provide HCPs enhanced awareness regarding innovations in Quality of Care and improved access to best clinical practice sharing nationally. By enhancing HCP knowledge and competence, interdisciplinary team functioning and clinical efficiency, the ONE will strive to empower HCPs to improve clinical performance (technical and clinical competence) and execute informed decision making, for the betterment of patients.

The ONE job entails not only scientific and clinical expertise, but also requires the ability to understand and effectively utilize approved resources to fulfill administrative, procedural, and legal requirements in order to address the customer needs and support internal Lilly business.

Reporting Structure: Reports into the Associate Director of MSLs, Medical Affairs

Location: Remote/Field Based. This role will have high travel demands with future potential for territory evolution growth. 

Travel demands at times can be up to 70% focusing throughout Canada 


  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial, peer-to-peer relationships with Oncology health care practitioners (e.g. nurses, pharmacists, drug access navigators, allied health, GPOs as regionally appropriate) within the region.
  • Serve as a clinical expert for practicing health professionals regarding Lilly’s Oncology medicines and related disease states via provision of timely, nonbiased, clinically relevant information.
  • Identify opportunities to maximize clinical efficiency and facilitate the work of the clinical expert when it aligns with Lilly’s medical strategy, particularly with respect to AE management and adherence optimization
  • To map out a patient’s journey in a given disease state and to act as an internal source of expertise regarding this journey for the internal Lilly Team
  • Create and provide access to tailored medical education offerings to facilitate opportunity for peer to peer exchange, learning and clinical best practice sharing.
  • Attend appropriate scientific meetings and stay up to date with clinical advances to maintain expertise as a source of authority with respect to Lilly medicines and innovations in care provision and/or clinical efficiency with a potential to improve patient outcomes.
  • Gather and internally communicate notable HCP feedback/insights regarding clinical experience with and perspective of Lilly’s medicines, noting areas of challenge or opportunity with respect to clinical implementation, to best inform Lilly strategy and execute the medical strategic plan.
  • Contribute to the creation of Lilly medicine brand plans and supporting tactics with a particular focus on representation and integration of the patient perspective.
  • Collaborate closely with other medical and commercial field team members to cohesively approach regional challenges and opportunities associated with the clinical implementation of a Lilly Medicine.
  • Respond in a timely way to HCP inquiries with any available information which may include reprints or posters, medical letters, literature citations, access to internal and external experts, slides and other teaching-related material.
  • In all interactions, to ensure that activities are compliant with all applicable guidelines, Rules and Regulations for Conducting Research, IMC Code of Conduct, the Eli Lilly Canada Policy on the Promotion of Pharmaceutical Products and Ethical Interactions with Health Care Providers, and other prevailing regulations/codes that may pertain to their work in the future.


  • Registered Nurse with license in good standing
  • 2-4 years at minimum experience within Oncology
  • Extensive therapy area knowledge and insights into clinical management are essential.
  • Clinical experience in Breast Oncology and knowledge of AE management strategies related to Breast Cancer treatments.
  • Extensive clinical knowledge of Breast Cancer and awareness of current scientific data/discussion.
  • Positive, enthusiastic and collaborative team member who can contribute and work well in dynamic group settings while demonstrating creativity, strategy, diplomacy, and accuracy.
  • Strong presentation and knowledge translation skills.


All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of being hired by Lilly. The requirement to be vaccinated is inclusive of any approved boosters, should they be deemed necessary in the future.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( [email protected] ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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