Registered Dietician (RD) certification*(must provide proof at time of interview)
*Must maintain licensure Continuing Professional Educational (CPE) requirement for the State of Illinois (is required)
Three (3) years of work experience as a Dietician (is required)
One (1) year of experience in WIC program (is required)
Two years' experience in a Urban Hospital, Health System, and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
Experience with community based health programs and centers
Experience with Women, Infants, Children Supplemental Nutrition Program Contract management experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of personal computers and basic Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
Thorough knowledge of standard office practices and procedures
Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability to use word processing, database and software programs
Ability to record and transcribe dictation/minutes for meetings
Ability to maintain commitment to confidentiality in all encounters
Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and other criteria appropriate to the age of the patient
Ability to exercise independent judgment, comprehend and follow complex verbal and written instructions
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods
Ability to effectively interact and cope with multiple distractions and demanding interactions and encounters
Ability to bend, lift push and pull to assist in the access and provision of care to patients
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
· Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
· Basic Term Life Insurance
· Pension Plan
· Deferred Compensation Program
· Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
· You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER