Posted 2 days ago

Dietitian

Company: DuPage County Health Department
Category: Healthcare

 Addison

Type: Full Time

The Public Health Services team is looking for a new Dietitian to join their team. As a Dietitian, you will be responsible for providing diet counseling and nutrition information to clients. You will also be required to have the ability to act as a lead worker during assigned clinics. This is a full-time position with one late working day per week and an occasional Saturday.

  • Provides normal and therapeutic diet counseling and education in WIC Clinics.
  • Provides certifications, nutrition counseling and breastfeeding support.
  • Completes nutrition assessments; collaborates with health care providers, as well as other health department staff serving the same client population.
  • Responds to requests for nutrition information from other staff and the general public.
  • Participates in staff meetings; keeps up to date on trends and developments in the nutrition field.
  • Maintains records; prepares weekly and monthly reports.
  • Demonstrates independent judgment and discretion in making position related decisions.
  • Participates in emergency response activities as required.
  •  Maintains required training, licensure, and/or certification.
  • Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to patient privacy laws.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of other ethnic groups and cultures.
  •  Available to respond to clients and/or customers, either in person or over the phone, during assigned business hours and/or clinic times.
  • May act as Charge Dietitian for the daily activities of the WIC clinic.