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Clinical Liaison - Dietitian (part-time)

Clinical Liaison - Dietitian (part-time)

Job ID 
2017-1176
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TN-Nashville
Category 
Dietitian

More information about this job

Overview

Amerita, Inc. is a leading provider in home Infusion therapy. We are looking for a Registered Dietitian to join our team as we grow to be one of the top home infusion providers in the country. The Registered Dietitian will report to the General Manager and work in our Nashville, TN branch. 

 

Amerita is an entrepreneurial-founded company and a wholly owned subsidiary of PharMerica. The home infusion market is positioned for rapid growth driven by the aging population, increase in chronic diseases, robust pipeline of infusible drugs coming to market, and an industry shift from hospital delivery settings to lower-cost, high-quality alternative providers such as Amerita.

 

As a core member of the Dietitian team, you will be expected to implement an individualized nutritional care plan for each patient. We will help you achieve your goals through continuous professional development and regular career progression discussions.

Responsibilities

As a Registered Dietitian, you will...

  • Participate in the clinical management of current and potential nutrition patients as part of the Nutrition Support Team.
  • Work with the Sales team to visit customers, market the nutrition program and focus efforts on key nutritional business lines to drive profitability.
  • Collaborate with branch, pharmacy, clinical and sales personnel to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Assist regional sales management staff in developing and executing plans to grow nutrition business through specific strategies, goals and pertinent account information. Identify and promote nutrition program services to clinical and professional referral base.
  • Develop, implement and monitor enteral and parenteral therapies to counteract the patient’s compromised nutritional status.
  • Review patient medical histories, anthropometrics and pertinent lab values to assess home nutrition support protocols. Make recommendations for nutrition intervention when necessary.
  • Educate patients and caregivers on home enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy. Assess patients’ understanding of and compliance with prescribed diet principles.
  • Work alongside the General Manager in maintaining the Performance Improvement Program and ACHC Accreditation.
  • Perform in-service education for referral sources, physicians and nursing agencies. Provide instruction on clinical topics related to disease state management, improvement of patient outcome and reimbursement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition or related field
  • Registered Dietitian with license to practice in Tennessee required; Certified Nutrition Support Clinician preferred
  • Must have strong communication skills and organizational skills
  • High level of self-motivation, initiative, flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Valid driver’s license and evidence of automobile insurance