Job Description

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit managed care organization (MCO), licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 94 hospitals, Community serves over 400,000 Members with the following programs:

* Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) program for low-income children and pregnant women

* Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR

* Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.

* Community Health Choice (HMO D-SNP), a Medicare Advantage Dual Special Needs plan for people with both Medicare and Medicaid that combines Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, and Medicaid benefits with additional health benefits like dental, vision, transportation, and more.

Improving Members' experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our Members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY

Provide dietary counseling according to health-related conditions to improve health outcomes. Creates meal plans according to a patients dietary restrictions and requirements. Main duties include establishing short and long-term health goals with members, teaching the members about health and nutrition and developing effective nutritional and exercise plans according to a physician supported care plan.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Essential Functions
  • Educate, advise, and guide members on nutrition plans that help them maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve health outcomes. Identify health goals and dietary restrictions.
  • Marginal Functions
  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team to improve health outcomes
  • Collaboration on workflow development and creation of care models

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelor degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition or a related area/ Registered Dietician required.
  • Bachelor degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition or a related area preferred.
  • Work Experience (Years and Area): 3 years required.
  • 5 years preferred.
  • Software Proficiencies: Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Other:

  • Experience with Government populations required.
  • Texas Medicaid Experience, Medicare and MarketPlace experience preferred.

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