XPE is looking for a coaching nurse.
Our coaching nurse will work on a patient support program for patients with high risk of cardiovascular events.
Why this project:
Patients often don’t understand their risk factors, the consequences thereof, their treatment, …
As a result, patients often do not adhere to their preventive treatment and/or are not motivated to introduce important lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise.
The goal of this patient support program is to coach patients who are receiving preventive medication in order to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by increasing their health literacy and motivating the patient to apply and maintain the appropriate lifestyle and medical therapy.
We expect 110 patients to participate. For each patient there is 1 visit at home, afterwards, 1 call / month and after 6 months 1 last visit at home.
Contact patients by phone
Visit patients at home
Follow up calls
Write reports of the visits and calls
Report to the project manager
You have a medical background (nursing degree or paramedical background)
You speak fluent Dutch and French
You are flexible to visit the patients all over Belgium
You can work independently
You have good organization and communication skills
You are a born coach
A contract to work as a FREELANCER
A project of 6 to 10 months
An intensive training (patient coaching, patient support, project specific)