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Medical Nutrition Coordinator

Company: Lincare
Location: Auburn
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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 * 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 patients' home or place of business * Responsible for National On-Call * not to exceed 6 shifts per year

* Provide patient care, treatment, and service in a continuous and coordinated manner, in settings appropriate to meet patient needs * Promote safe and effective patient and/or organizational environments and feeding equipment use * Participate in on-going education including in-services, training, and other activities to maintain and improve individual competence * Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals * Calculate figures and amounts such as commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume * Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists * 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:

* Minimum of one year experience in home health care * Experience/Education in Dietetics, Nutrition, Home Health, or Nursing strongly preferred * One year of experience as an LPN, DTR, or CNA preferred * Must have excellent human relations skills to interface with doctors, referral sources, and patients

Physical Demands:

The employee frequently is required to drive, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Keywords: Lincare, Auburn , Medical Nutrition Coordinator, Other , Auburn, Washington

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