• Part Time
  • Chicago

Website Hektoen Institute LLC

Job Summary:

The Registered Dietician will report to the Ruth M. Rothstein (RMR) CORE Center Medical Director and will provide nutritional guidance, planning and on-going monitoring for people living with HIV/AIDS who attend clinic at the RMR CORE Center.

Job Duties:

  • Provide nutritional guidance and assistance to patients referred by the primary care providers.
  • Provide nutritional assessments and guidance to all RMR CORE Center patients who also have Diabetes, with focus on diabetic diet education and counseling.
  • Develop an individualized nutrition care plan for each patient referred to see the nutritionist and instruct them on nutritional needs accordingly.
  • Facilitate periodic nutrition education classes.
  • Attend pertinent RMR CORE Center staff meetings.
  • Help coordinate care plans for RMR CORE Center’s diabetic patients.
  • Work with care team toward the goal of lowering clinic wide proportion of patients with Hemoglobin A1c’s greater than 8.
  • Staff 4 half day clinics sessions per week.

Minimum qualifications:

  •  Applicant must be a registered dietician or registered dietician/nutritionist who either possesses licensure as a dietician/nutritionist in the state of Illinois or is eligible for such licensure.

Preferred qualifications:

We are seeking a licensed dietitian/nutritionist with prior experience working with HIV/AIDS patient population.  Excellent communication skills.  Knowledge of nutritional needs of aging population preferred.  Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.  Certification as a diabetes educator preferred.

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