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Medical Nutrition Coordinator

Job Description
The Medical Nutrition Coordinator performs patient followup and is generally responsible for the evaluation of patient adherence to physician orders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other tasks may be assigned):
Attends work on a regular and predictable basis
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
Job Requirements
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE -
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.
Lincare is an equal opportunity employer, access and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lincare provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Because Lincare believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/Disabled/Veterans


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