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Registered Dietitian - Infusion Services - Houston TX

at CVS Health

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 1018279BR
Keywords: nutrition, diet

Job Description

Job Description
As a Nutrition Support Dietitian with Coram/CVS specialty infusion services, you will utilize your clinical nutrition experiences, along with patient education and relationship development to support patients receiving specialized complex therapy infusion services. Must have excellent written and verbal customer service skills and advanced computer skills in order to interact with key stakeholders and patients. You will play an instrumental role in making a real difference by improving the quality of life for patients in need.

As a Nutrition Support Dietitian you will ..
* Work in our Houston branch office Full Time, Monday through Friday.
* Assist in the qualification and documentation of medical necessity for all payors for parenteral nutrition therapies to secure reimbursement for home parenteral nutrition.
* Provide ongoing monitoring and assessments and recommend therapeutic interventions as appropriate. Prepare written communication of follow-up nutrition care in the medical record and communicate findings to the physician and other pertinent caregivers.
Evaluate parenteral and dual therapy patient (TPN and Tube feeding) prescriptions including formula (macro and micronutrients), volume, administration and other parameters based on specific patient needs.
* Coordinate the clinical plan of care with branch team. Work with the clinical department managers to educate internal staff on appropriate nutrition therapy, nutrition policies and procedures and reimbursement-related topics.
* Lead/participate in nutrition support team meetings/patient care conferences and contributes appropriate clinical information.
* Provide patient and caregiver instruction related to nutrition therapy and oral diet at home as ordered by the physician.
* Work with sales to identify potential growth opportunities for home parenteral nutrition. Develop and maintain nutrition customer relationships. Serve as a content expert for sales support activities which may include providing continuing education programs.
* Participate in national and local nutrition organizations.

Learn more about us:

Registered Dietitian, RD, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, CNSC, Home Health, Parenteral Nutrition, TPN, Tube Feeding, Nutrition Support, Infusion, Case Manager, Parthenais

Required Qualifications
*Current registration by the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association is required.
* Registered Dietitian with current license in state of Texas.
* Minimum 2 years of experience with parenteral nutrition, TPN and tube feeding.
* Advanced certification in the area of nutrition support (Certified Nutrition Support Clinician) on hire or completed within first year of employment.
* Must possess a valid and current driver’s license and auto insurance.

Preferred Qualifications
* Home healthcare experience
* A.S.P.E.N membership

Bachelor’s degree in Food/Nutrition or Dietetics

Business Overview
It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. Coram CVS/specialty infusion services is a leading national provider of specialty home infusion and specialty pharmacy services providing infusion therapies and services to over 20,000 patients each month.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran - we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.

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