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Anthem, Inc. Nutritional Consultant/Sr in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Nutritional Consultant/Sr.

Location: Remote

*The work hours for this position are M-F 12:30 – 9:00 pm EST

The Nutritional Consultant is responsible for providing nutritional/dietary consultations to participants in the patient management programs. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides nutritional counseling and patient education to positively impact health outcomes for members in disease management and wellness programs.

  • Ensures patient understanding of nutritional goals and objectives Reviews the dietary needs of identified patients by using 3-day food diary, assessments, and other available tools (including Nurse and Health Educator assessment of patient's issues).

  • Determines best ways to motivate participants to make changes/enhancements to their current nutritional plan.

  • Identifies areas requiring improvement and consult with patients via telephone to initiate behavior change related to dietary intake and management.

  • Collaborates with physicians or other health professionals as needed to ensure adherence to prescribed plan of care.

  • Assists with staff development and training to equip Nurse and Health Educator peers with the expertise and knowledge needed to manage the patient's total healthcare needs.

  • Develops training modules as needed for use by the Nurses and Health Educators providing care management services for patients.

  • Delivers and participates in training programs for newly hired employees as needed.

Qualifications

Nutritional Consultant

  • Requires an RD; 3 years of experience counseling individuals regarding nutritional/dietary management issues related to chronic disease

  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

  • Experience with telephonic outreach, motivational interviewing, patient education/counseling in nutrition

  • Certified Diabetes Educator preferred.

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Nutritional Consultant Sr.

  • Requires an RD; 5 years of managed care experience or experience counseling individuals regarding nutritional/dietary management issues related to chronic disease; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

  • Experience with telephonic outreach, motivational interviewing, patient education/counseling in nutrition

  • Certified Diabetes Educator preferred.

  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

    Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

    REQNUMBER: PS45014-Indiana

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