Medical Nutrition Coordinator

    Upper chichester, PA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $9.21 - $16.67

    Job Description

    This employee performs patient follow up and is generally responsible for the evaluation of patient adherence to physician orders.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Provides patient education as an intricate part of the patient care activity, according to the patient need and Lincare policy
    • Maintains current knowledge of enteral homecare techniques
    • Represents Lincare through professional personal appearance, patient care activities and content of written reports
    • 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
    • Performs complete and professional patient assessments in accordance with Lincare policies and procedures
      • 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
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • should have knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail communications
    • must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    Education and Experience:
    • Minimum, one year of experience in home health care
    • Experience/Education in Dietetics/Nutrition/Enteral Therapy strongly preferred
    • Must have excellent human relations skills to interface with doctors, other referral sources, and patients
    Posting ID: 556733065Posted: 2020-05-22