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Alivio Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States (on-site)
18 days ago
Alivio Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States
(on-site)
18 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Function
Medical & Health

Description

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled Dietitian to join our team and provide expert nutritional guidance to our patients. The ideal candidate will be educated in the two disciplines of Nutrition and diabetes education which possesses evidence of certification according to the requirements of the Board of Certified Diabetes Educators, and will have a strong background in patient assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and health coaching.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides nutritional advice for various chronic illnesses including but limited to Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia and Fatty Liver.
  • Provides assessment and treatment plan for patients with diabetes on an individual basis.
  • Provides each patient with educational material at the patient’s level of understanding according to their needs.
  • Provides education according to the patients status in diabetes, i.e. new onset, gestational diabetic, patients with extended history of either type 1 or type 2 DM
  • Provides case management for each diabetic patient, which includes keeping accurate records, patient follow-up at three-month intervals; monitoring diabetic control; ensuring timely medical visits, compliance with treatment and regime; follow up phone calls
  • Provides patients instruction on how to use the glucometers.
  • Instructs patients on insulin administration, timing and scheduling of medications.
  • Provides patients with phone number for questions on their regime.
  • Completes all necessary documentation.
  • Participates in continuing education to remain current on medications and treatment modalities of diabetes care
  • Collaborates with providers regarding patient’s diabetic management.
  • Provides all providers with accurate information on all patients and collaborates with them
  • Participates in Community Outreach and Health Promotion activities
  • Schedules group sessions if needed.
  • Other job related duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Must be bilingual – English and Spanish
  • 100% in office
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Current Illinois Professional License
  • Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) certification
  • 3-5 years of experience in disease management and diabetes care
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 403b retirement plan

RN/CDE will also be considered.



Job ID: 73731007

Mission, Vision, Values Our Mission Alivio Medical Center is a bilingual, bicultural organization committed to providing access to quality cost effective health care to the Hispanic community, the uninsured, and the underinsured, and not to the exclusion of other cultures and races. This mission is expressed through the provision of services, advocacy, education and research and evaluation provided in an environment of caring and respect. Our Vision The vision for Alivio Medical Center is a multi-site medical center ...

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