Medical Nutrition Specialist

    Lincare
    Indianapolis, IN
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $21.06 - $30.45

    Job Description

    This employee is responsible for all aspects of enteral nutrition care for the home tube fed patient and other medical nutrition related activities.
    • Recognize and respect patient rights during the provision of care or services, and conduct business relationships with patient and the public in an ethical manner
    • Perform assessments/reassessments of each patient's care or service needs throughout the patient's contact with the organization including physical assessments, psychosocial assessments, functional assessments, and activity assessments as appropriate
    • Formulate, revise, and maintain enteral nutrition patient care plans based on physician orders and assessment findings, including the identification of patient problems/needs, goals and actions, and interventions relating to the care or service provided
    • Works in a designated territory performing sales activities, tracking daily sales activity via STS, promotes Lincare Enteral Services to physicians, hospitals, home health and cancer centers, and maintains market information through the Lincare Sales Tracking System
    • Monitor patient's response to the care or services provided, the actions or interventions taken, and the outcome of the care or service provided
    • Educate patients with relation to their enteral feeding to facilitate safe and effective use and desired care, treatment, and service outcomes
    • Provide patient care, treatment, and service in a continuous and coordinate manner, in settings appropriate to meet patient needs
    • Responsible for community education regarding all aspects of medical nutrition services provided by company
    • Responsible for maintaining and managing a minimum monthly patient admits/census
    • Promote safe, effective patient and organizational environments and feeding equipment use
    • Participate in on-going education, including in-services, training, and other activities in order to maintain and improve individual competence
    • Obtain, utilize, and update patient information in a confidential and secure manner for utilization in patient care applications
    • Recognize and implement infection control practices that reduce the risk of infections in patients and organizational staff
    • Drives to admit, deliver, and pick up such items as enteral formula, feeding pump(s), IV poles, related feeding supplies to patient's home or place of business
    • Records sales or deliveries information on daily sales or delivery record
    • Listens to and resolves service complaints appropriate to scope of practice
    • Sets up merchandise and sales promotion displays or issues sales promotion materials to customers
    • Issues or obtains customer signature on admission, pick up, or delivery
    • May have to communicate or interact with, assess, or treat patients/family members that may be:
      • Infants (0 - 1 years of age)
      • Pediatrics (1 - 17 years of age)
      • Adults (18 - 64 years of age)
      • Seniors (65 years or greater)
    • 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
    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from an accredited institution
    • Licensed as a registered and licensed dietitian for geographic areas where he/she manages patients
    • One or more years of LPN or RN, with RD experience preferred
    Posting ID: 558409308Posted: 2020-05-22