Registered Dietician- Certified Diabetes Educator

Exempt, Open to both Full Time and Part Time Opportunities

 

Date Posted: March 17, 2021

Department: Adult Medicine

Community Health Services participates in the NHSC Loan Repayment Program

 

Since 1970, Community Health Services has existed to provide comprehensive health care services to the residents of Hartford and Windsor. We were made for the community, by the community, to offer a full spectrum of services to include medical, behavioral health care, dental care, a full-service pharmacy and more. Our goal is to offer our patients a medical home; a place where they can come for all of their needs; a place where the clinical staff know them by their first name. Our dedicated staff demonstrate the good we can do on a daily basis when we provide quality care with dignity to each and every individual. We want to help our patients get all of the health care they need -- when they need it -- so they may too live a healthier and happier life.

Community Health Services, Inc. is seeking a Registered Dietician for its Adult Medicine department. The Dietician delivers superior nutritional consultation and education services to our adult patient population in accordance with health center established standards and practices.

The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a current active and valid licensure as a Dietician from the State of Connecticut; at least one year of professional nutrition services and/or diabetes education in a clinical setting

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or related field

  • Be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

  • Be certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

  • Have CPR Certification or the ability to complete certification upon employment

  • Excel at working as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs and provide education as appropriate

  • Have effective communication skills and be able to work with individuals of all ages

  • Possess the ability to provide culturally competent care to a diverse patient population in a collaborative environment.

  • Have demonstrated success and a high degree of comfort exercising sound clinical judgment during all aspects of patient care

  • Have a high degree of comfort with computers, including the ability to use electronic health records systems

  • Be willing to be held accountable and to hold others accountable for providing superior clinical care.

  • Have demonstrated success in maintaining the highest level of confidentiality as required by company policy, HIPAA and another state, federal and local laws and regulations

  • All candidates for employment at CHS must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

  • Preferred candidates will: have a Master's Degree in Nutrition or related field, have three years of experience practicing in an outpatient or acute care setting, and/or have familiarity with federally qualified health centers

Some benefit programs available to eligible employees include:
  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan and up to 4% Employer Match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 9 Paid Holidays

  • Competitive Pay

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance

  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability

  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Worker's Compensation

  • Various Leave Programs - Bereavement, Military, Maternity, and more

Community Health Services is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.