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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

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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:  Jun 28, 2022
Location: 

Waukegan, IL, US, 60085-6263

Job Requisition ID:  13710

 Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 6/28/22
Closing Date/Time: 7/12/22
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $4,162 - $6,033 per month  
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time  
County:  Lake  
Number of Vacancies:  1  
Plan/BU:  RC062  

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant

collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of

this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply

electronically through SuccessFactors.  Applications submitted

via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand

delivery) will not be considered.

Please attach a copy of your transcripts or diplomas for all degrees

earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY

DOCUMENTS section of your application.

Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of

higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.

Posting Identification Number 10-70-13710

Position Overview

Under general supervision, interprets nutritional guidelines, standard and special dietary requirements, and plans and prepares modified diets and menus for Kiley Developmental Center; participates in the habilitation planning process; trains professional and para-professional staff about proper nutrition and dietary requirements; plans menus, conducts on-site meal monitoring and evaluates the facilities nutritional safety and sanitation policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans and develops general and modified diets to meet individuals’ medical/physical conditions, assesses each individual on a modified diet, makes changes on diets based on assessment. Prepares nutritional evaluations (annual and quarterly) and attends Habilitation Team Meetings. Provides support to the Dietary Manager and verifies that Kiley meets food service surveying agency requirements.
  2. Provides direction to center staff in areas of portion control, modified diet, and sanitation procedures in accordance with Public Health Standards. Monitors breakfast, lunch and/or dinner meal preparation.
  3. Evaluates individuals for food acceptance and weight changes.
  4. Performs quality assurance checks including sanitation, random samples of meal quality and proper food preparation. Checks medical records for current nutritional information and purges and updates records.
  5. Monitors the facility homes for sanitary storage practices. Conducts on-site training for staff in nutrition education, dietary requirements, food preparation, portion control, diets, sanitation procedures and Public Health Standards in accordance with in-service needs.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned that are reasonable within the scope of the 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 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).
  3. Requires licensure as a dietitian nutritionist by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. 

 

* 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.
  2. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen.  On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois.  Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.  The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited. 

Work Hours:  8:00AM - 4:30PM Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 1401 W Dugdale Rd Waukegan, IL 60085-6263  

Kiley Developmental Center

Fiscal Services Dietary
Agency Contact:
 

Ashley Moore

Email: Ashley.Moore@Illinois.gov

Job Family:  Facility/Fleet Management; Social Services  

About the Agency:

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. 

 

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

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