The Nutritionist 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.
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 9.
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.
Applicant must be fluent in both Spanish and English.
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.