McKesson: A Work-at-Home Company Profile

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Industry

Health Care

Company Description

Headquartered in San Francisco, healthcare giant McKesson is a Fortune 500 company employing more than 76,000 people. In 2014, McKesson acquired Celesio to become one of the world's largest healthcare companies, with over $208 billion in annual revenue (fiscal year 2017). McKesson specializes in retail pharmaceutical distribution, wholesale medical supplies, pharmacy services and technology, and solutions for specialty practices and biopharma companies. In addition to its U.S.-based operations, McKesson's large Canadian and European divisions all make use of home-based workforces.

The company directly recruits many telecommuting positions and allows office-based employees to telecommute part-time. This is the reason McKesson is on this list of Top Telecommuting Companies.

Types of Work-at-Home Positions

This company, known for its flexible work schedules and benefits, hires medical personnel like RNs and physicians in work-at-home positions as well as professionals in marketing, IT, sales, insurance claims, and medical coding. Many of its work-at-home positions require frequent travel. 

Many of the nursing positions in the United States and Canada are in telehealth, in which RNs practice telephone triage and disease-management to patients from their own home offices. Calls are both inbound from patients with questions and outbound for disease management. Nurses in these positions must have at least three years experience in a clinical setting, preferably in an acute care setting. Good computer skills and phone manner is also needed. Additionally nurse auditors are hired to gather and analyze medical records for chart audits.

Learn more about the kinds of work-at-home jobs nurses can do.

More Healthcare Work-at-Home Jobs:

Using McKesson's Employment Page

To find a work-at-home position, search the company's job database. Jobs with no city and state are telecommute, but also use keywords "remote" or work at home to search as some work at home jobs are associated with locations. Most of its remote positions are tied to a specific geographic location.

Other Companies With Home-Based Medical Jobs

McKesson is not the only game in town when it comes to home-based jobs in healthcare. For more profiles of companies that hire nurses (and others with medical backgrounds) to work from home, click on the links below.

Note: Companies listed in this or other work-at-home company profiles may or may not be hiring at this time. Please research job openings – reading their job posting and employment policies carefully with an eye toward how your skills match their needs – before initiating contact.