Job: Registered Dietitian

Job Title

Registered Dietitian

Job Category

Clinical Dietitian


Shield HealthCare
San Antonio, Texas 78217

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Job Description and Requirements

Company Information:
Shield Healthcare has been a leader in medical supplies since 1957 and is a service organization dedicated to fulfilling the medical supply needs of consumers and the caregiving community with a focus on customer satisfaction. We have an overall satisfaction rating of 99% and take pride in maintaining that score. Over the years, Shield HealthCare has expanded nationally with current service locations in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Texas and Washington.

Job Summary:
We have an immediate opening in our San Antonio, TX sales office for a Registered Dietitian. The primary function of this position is to use clinical skills and background to support the assigned sales office in achieving the objectives of the Enteral Nutrition Support Program. This position works in conjunction with the Corporate Registered Dietitian to achieve the overall company goals and objectives.

* Medical, Dental and Vision
* 401(k)
* Personal, Sick and Vacation Days
* Flexible Spending Account
* Life & Disability Insurance
* Education Assistance
* Employee Discounts

Key Job Responsibilities:
* Provide clinical support to nutritional assessments of potential and current SHC customers
* Complete patient assessments on tube fed patients after discharge
* Complete pump fed patient set-ups in the home or hospital
* Understand and apply appropriate interview diet history techniques
* Communicate with Physician or Referral Source on customer dietary needs
* Maintain on-call schedule for enteral tube fed patients
* Follow up with new tube fed patients as assigned
* Provide information to customers and referral sources pertaining to healthy nutrition
* Ensure all clinical documentation is obtained and reviewed
* Work in conjunction with Sales and Marketing team to increase the number of tube fed patients on SHC service
* Provide SHC in-services to target referral sources
* Perform sales support activities in specified region and document sales support activities in Sales Force
* Assist Marketing in developing clinically sufficient enteral product formularies
* Using clinical nutritional expertise, recommend formulary product selection and implementation where medically appropriate
* Recommend, develop, test and implement nutrition education tools to be used in the field
* Complete all required customer data analysis or initial intake
* Schedule and provide follow up nutrition educational contacts with high-risk clients
* Work on outreach efforts to increase community knowledge of SHC Enteral program
* Participate in Health Fairs and other community events
* Participate in regional professional organizations to support company marketing effort and increase regional presence
* Work in coordination with Sales & Marketing to increase enteral sales and service quality
* Provide regular feedback to Corporate Dietitian on Enteral Nutrition Program. Perform as a back-up to this position if needed
* Various tasks as assigned by management

* Registered Dietitian with current licensure
* Minimum 2 yearsÃâ experience working as a registered dietitian
* Ability to travel
* Ability to develop professional relationships with customers, referral sources, vendors, and company personnel
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Knowledge of Home Health business including referral sources and reimbursement preferred, but not required
* Computer Literate

Career-minded individuals will find our business challenging and our reputation for excellence just one of the rewards we have to offer. To further enhance this tradition of excellence, our employees participate in continuous training and development programs in a variety of disciplines.

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Employment Type

Full Time


Sara Mendoza

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[posted Apr 24, 2018]

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