Dietitians at Home
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Job Description and Requirements
Dietitian/Nutritionist Career Opportunity
This position offers a tremendous amount of responsibility, creativity and the ability to make an immediate impact on peoples' lives.
Dietitians at Home is Chicago's leading in-home dietitian program, providing innovative Nutritional Counseling Services to geriatric diabetic and renal patients ânon in dialysis- in the comfort of their own home.
We are hiring DIETITIANS. As a dietitian you will work closely with physicians, home health nurses and other healthcare professionals to help manage the patients' care. The dietitian will coordinate a meal plan and provide education to help manage diabetes and other chronic problems.
What you will do:
â¢ Drive to patientâs homes to assess their current nutritional status.
â¢ Evaluate patient nutritional needs, diet restrictions, etc. to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Develop measurable short and long-term nutritional goals and assess to desired outcomes.
â¢ Educate patients on the role of nutrition in managing diabetes and other diagnosis.
â¢ Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in planning and organizing the nutritional care of patients.
â¢ Ensure the accurate calculation of nutritional needs based upon individual therapeutic need.
â¢ Ensure documentation in medical record is timely, accurate and in accordance with company guidelines.
â¢ Educate patients on other services/products offered by the company.
What you need:
â¢ Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the Illinois Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
â¢ Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, basic computer skills
â¢ Valid driverâs license
â¢ Ability to speak Spanish is a big plus but not a requirement
What we offer you:
Company Vehicle, gas card and I-pass. We have an attractive compensation package that includes insurance (medical, dental), free life insurance, short term and long term disability. Continuing Education Reimbursement. Complimentary exercise room, friendly people and a great work environment. Our trendy loft is located in the West Loop Area of Chicago.
âThis position is an excellent opportunity to obtain your professional practice experience for becoming a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE)â
Interested candidates please send your resume to Taylor DeHaven, Talent Acquisition Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
2003 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60612 www.dietitiansathome.com
[posted Apr 7, 2017]
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