Nutrition Coordinator

Lincare Healthcare - Durham, NC2.2

Full-time

The Medical Nutrition Coordinator performs patient follow-up and is generally responsible for the evaluation of patient adherence to physician orders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides patient education as an intricate part of the patient care activity according to the patient need and Lincare policy
  • Performs complete and professional patient assessments in accordance with Lincare policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge of enteral home care techniques and relevant enteral therapy concepts
  • Represents Lincare through professional personal appearance, patient care activities, and content of written reports
  • Gathers necessary information from referral source to ensure insurance coverage of each enteral patient
  • Follows up on necessary paperwork to ensure payment for services rendered
  • Maintains patient records in complete and organized manner in compliance with accreditation standards
  • Drives to admit, deliver, and pickup such items as enteral formula, feeding pump(s), IV poles, related feeding supplies to patient's home or place of business
  • Requirements :

Minimum of one year experience in home healthcare

  • Experience/Education in Dietetics/Nutrition/Enteral Therapy strongly preferred
  • Must have excellent human relations skills to interface with doctors, other referral sources, and patients
  • High school graduate (diploma) or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, as well as talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Home Health: 1 year (Required)
  • healthcare: 1 year (Required)
  • Nutrition: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)