Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:$28.230/hr
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: Ambulatory & Community Health Network
Network Diabetes Program
Serves as an educator in the field of nutrition for the Network Diabetes program. Serves as a resource in the field of nutrition to physicians, medical residents, medical students, nursing and ancillary staff. Under direction and supervision of the Ambulatory Clinic Manager and Medical Division Chair XI of Endocrinology, provides recommendations for overall diabetes management including medical nutrition therapy. Supports staff members including nurses, pharmacists and health promoters regarding nutrition management of patients. Conducts selection of management priorities for patient nutritional histories. Provides individual and group education, basic survival and advanced (insulin adjustment, carbohydrate counting) diabetes self-management. Clinically assesses patients with diabetes. Provides in-service and orientation. Rotating throughout all ACHN clinics. Participates in administrative activities including maintenance of accreditation status by the American Diabetes Association.
Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition, Food Service Management or related field from an accredited college or university
Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Must be licensed as Dietitian in the State of Illinois
Must possess active certification as a Diabetes Educator (CDE).
Five (5) years of work experience in diabetes program development in a health care setting
Bi-lingual in English/Spanish
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of diverse cultures as related to dietary habits.
Good organizational skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Clinical assessment skills.
Excellent instructional skills.
Ability to work flexible work schedule.
Ability to apply learned knowledge of modern principles and practices of Medical Nutrition therapy.
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other members of the Health Care Team for the enhancement of patient care.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date
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