|Organization: Lake County Government|
Tracking Code: 14876Job Description
Under the direct supervision of the Be Well Coordinator, provides medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, community outreach and education, appropriate referral, and follow up for patients and families based on identified high-risk condition and individual needs.
Work involves direct patient contact in a clinic setting and is performed in accordance with state and local agency policies and procedures. Assesses and evaluates nutritional needs of patients. Provides nutrition counseling or special diet instruction to patients referred by the Primary Care Medical Provider. Identifies patients at nutritional risk and communicates information with staff and providers. Demonstrates knowledge of sound nutritional practices for normal nutrition, as well as appropriate medical nutrition therapy for individuals with a diagnosed medical condition. Documents clinical information including nutrition care plans (progress in improving health and documentation of outcomes) in patients’ chart according to agency and state standards. Develops and presents nutrition education/in-service training for patients, clinic staff and the community.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition related field. One-year experience in clinical/community nutrition desired. Requires current Illinois licensure as a Licensed Dietitian or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of initial date of employment. Requires current Registered Dietitian (RD) credentialing by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Requires certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator within 24 months of hire. Ability to work on evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary.
Job Location: North Chicago, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: $22.05 - USD
Applications will be accepted
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Human and Social Services
City: North Chicago|
Country: UNITED STATES
| Mid to Senior Level|
$ 22.05 Hourly
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