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Nutrition Support Dietitian, Home Infusion - Office based in Davie / Miramar, FL - $4,000 Sign on Bonus For External Candidates

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725581 Nutrition Support Dietitian Office based in DavieMiramar FL

Nutrition Support Dietitian, Home Infusion - Office based in Davie / Miramar, FL - $4,000 Sign on Bonus For External Candidates (725581)

Position Description

Careers with OptumRxWe’re one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You’ll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There’s no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
This position is office based in the Davie, FL branch. The branch will be moving to Miramar, FL in a few months. There could be occasional travel for the branch coverage area. The work schedule is Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm. The Davie/Miramar branch covers the following counties:
Indian River
Saint Lucie
Palm Beach
The Nutrition Support Dietitian provides nutritional screening, assessment and monitoring for infusion patients on service with AxelaCare and serves as a parenteral nutrition resource for internal and external customers within a defined service area.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs nutritional screening and assessment for patients receiving infusion therapy.  Clinical duties include but are not limited to:
    • Diet history and recall
    • Estimation of nutrient intake
    • Calculation of nutritional requirements
    • Anthropometrics
    • Recommendations for the appropriate route to feed (oral, enteral, parenteral)
    • Evaluation of selected laboratory results
    • Assessment of drug - nutrient interactions
  • Develops and implements, in conjunction with pharmacy and nursing, a written nutritional plan of care.
  • Communicates, verbally and in writing, patient data and recommendations to clinicians and physicians as part of the AxelaCare nutrition support team.
  • Monitors the patient’s response to nutritional care on a routine basis, assisting with transitional feeding guidance as appropriate.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert (SME) / consultant to home infusion patients, branch clinical staff, outside healthcare providers  /physicians and referral sources, regarding the nutritional needs of patients currently receiving, or potentially needing, home nutritional support.
  • Occasionally provides clinical sales support by conducting in - services and educational programs with external customers: staff, referral sources, payors, etc.
  • Assists sales team with marketing the parenteral nutrition program in efforts to gain new PN referrals.
  • Assists with reimbursement related activities related to securing home PN coverage, i.e. Medicare qualification for home PN services.
  • Prepares patient related documentation and requested reports accurately and in a timely manner, as required by internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times, complying with all applicable Company Policies and Procedures
  • Takes responsibility for maintaining employment requirements: completion of orientation, current nutritional knowledge, professional registration and licensure when needed, certifications, health requirements, as required by internal and external regulatory bodies
  • Participates in professional organizations such as ASPEN, Oley Foundation etc.
  • Adheres to all Policies, Procedures, and Standards of Conduct and referenced in company handbooks, guides and manuals
  • Attends mandatory annual in - services that are required by current position held
  • Reports to the appropriate manager(s) any known or suspected violations of policies and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s and / or Masters degree in nutrition or dietetics
  • Registered dietitian (RD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and licensed by the state, as appropriate
  • At least 3 years of parenteral nutritional support experience managing a variety of disease states and patient types, ie. gastrointestinal diseases, cancer, malnutrition, pediatric congenital anomalies, etc.
  • Must be capable of occasional travel within service area of branch pharmacy.



  • Certification by A.S.P.E.N. (Certified Nutrition Support Clinician - CNSC)
  • Home infusion experience 
  • Sales support experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Active professional affiliations 

Careers with AxelaCare. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.(sm)



**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates.  Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: Registered Dietitian, long-term care, home health, Dietetics, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician-CNSC, nutritional support, FL, Florida, Davie, A.S.P.E.N, IV Parenteral nutrition, TPN

Job Details

  • Contest Number725581
  • Job TitleNutrition Support Dietitian, Home Infusion - Office based in Davie / Miramar, FL - $4,000 Sign on Bonus For External Candidates
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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