Palmetto Infusion/AccuRX provides comprehensive ambulatory and home-based infusion services to both acute and chronically ill patients. Our centers care for people by providing patients and their families with a convenient, affordable, and safe place to receive infusion treatments. We strive for more than personal service - always delivering a warm and attentive health care experience that boosts patients' state-of-mind, improves their health, and quality of life.
About the Role:
The Clinical Dietitian coordinates and implements the nutritional care of patients suitable for alternate site care, to include Home Infusion and the Ambulatory Infusion Clinic (AIC) setting, with a primary focus on patients requiring parenteral nutrition therapy.
Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Saturdays as needed.
This position may float to other areas as needed.
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field from an Academy of Dietetics (AND) accredited institution and/or approved internship program.
Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC).
5 years of Registered Dietitian experience, with minimum of 3 years of parenteral nutrition therapy experience.
Proficient at partner programs (i.e.: MS Outlook, Word, Excel).
Ability to cope with ambiguous, changing environment while under pressure in a calm manner.
Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with all members of the Palmetto Infusion/AccuRX team.
Performs nutritional assessments, makes recommendations for nutritional therapies, establishes nutrition care plans, and monitors the effectiveness of nutritional therapy.
Supports the Intake Department by assisting with payer qualification for parenteral nutrition patients.
Communicates effectively with clinical, reimbursement, operational, and management personnel as required to coordinate home infusion referrals.
Assists in parenteral nutrition order adjustments to maintain appropriate nutrition plan of care for patients.
Develops and provides nutrition and therapy-specific education programs and materials to patients, Providers, caregivers, and organizational staff, designed to improve health and outcomes.
Supports sales by creating and conducting marketing initiatives to promote the Clinical Nutrition Program and service offering.
Provides nutritional care to all ages of patients from newborns to the elderly.
Works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary Health Care Team to promote outcomes through evidence-based practices.
Maintains clinical documentation in accordance with best practice and accreditation standards.
Completes and submits all required patient care documentation and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
Maintains knowledge and proficiency in evidence-based best practices through continuing education, staff meetings, and in-service opportunities.
Works collaboratively with intercompany departments and leadership to establish nutritional program protocols, policies, and procedures.
Participates in the orientation of other staff, as requested.
Takes on-call responsibility as assigned to provide 24-hour availability according to protocols.
About the Benefits:
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Company Life Insurance
Voluntary Life and Disability Insurance
Additional Voluntary Supplemental Plans
Flexible Spending Account (Medical and Dependent Care)
Health Savings Account
401K Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Ramsey SmartDollar Program
Paid Time Off
8 Paid Company Holidays
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk, and hear. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with patients, vendors, and staff.
All employees must uphold the confidentiality of protected health information and follow all HIPAA policies. This position has access to sensitive information and a breach of information may be grounds for immediate termination.
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.