Medical Nutrition Coordinator

Company: Lincare ( Learn More )

General Information
US-KY-Louisville
N/A
Not Specified
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

SUMMARY - Performs patient follow up. Generally responsible for the evaluation of patient adherence to physician orders.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties 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 homecare 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.



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.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and 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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