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DIETITIAN (UPWARD MOBILITY)- 1251000

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Dec 4, 2021
Location: 

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901-5018

Job Requisition ID:  8957

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date:  11/5/2021 
Closing Date/Time:  12/14/2021 
Salary:  $4,162 - $6,033 MONTHLY 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kankakee 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

  10-75-8957-30449

Position Overview

Under general supervision, interprets diet prescriptions in the planning and preparation of menus and diets for individuals at Shapiro Developmental Center; plans and directs the preparation of all diets; participates in the habilitation planning process; trains professional and paraprofessional staff with regard to proper nutrition and dietary requirements. Verifies compliance with Joint Commission and Public Health Standards, as well as, the Center’s and Department of Human Services (DHS) policies and procedures regarding nutrition and dietary needs.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Interprets diet prescriptions in the planning and preparation of menus and diets for individuals at Shapiro Developmental Center Plans and develops general and modified diets for the diet needs of individuals being served based on an Individual’s medical/physical condition, assesses each individual on a modified diet, makes changes to diets based on assessments.

 

2.   Provides direction to staff in the areas of food preparation, portion control, modified diet, sanitation procedures and stock maintenance in accordance with Public Health Standards.  Conducts in-service training for staff in nutritional education, food preparation, portion control, diets, sanitation and other related areas.

 

3.  Conducts regular reviews of food and related supplies and equipment in the Dietary areas and on the units.

 

4.  Perform quality assurance checks including sanitation, food production and physical plant.

 

5.  Conducts in-service training to professional and para-professional staff regarding nutritional needs, dietary requirements, sanitation procedures, portion control, Joint Commission and Public Health Standards in accordance with in-service needs.

 

6.  Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in dietetics.
  2. Requires licensure as a dietitian nutritionist by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  3. Requires possession of a current Food Service Sanitation Certificate issued by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

 

           OR 

 

Requires possession of a Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification from a program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP).

 

* This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

* This requirement is set forth in the Dietitian Nutritionist Practice Act [225 ILCS 30].

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related Policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.  
Work Location:  Shapiro Center, 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018  
Agency Contact:  
DHS.ShapiroHR@illinois.gov 

Job Function:  Facility/Fleet Management  

 

DHS Mission Statement - IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE:

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO: DHS.ShapiroHR@illinois.gov

Include the Posting ID # and applicants entire name in the subject line of the email when applying

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.