Medical Nutrition Coordinator
Lincare
 Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description

The Medical Nutrition Coordinator performs patient followup and is generally responsible for the evaluation of patient adherence to physician orders.

  • 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

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