Clinical Dietitian – Hospital

Position Summary

Are you a Dietitian looking for an opportunity to utilize all of your clinical knowledge? Does working and living in a BC rural town sound appealing?

Interior Health is presently accepting applications from Dietitians with interest and experience in a hospital/healthcare environment for a Permanent Full Time vacancy. This position is based in 100 Mile House and District Hospital (OMH). OMH is a 16-bed rural community hospital offering emergency, low-risk obstetrics, general medical, and outpatient ambulatory care services. Long Term Care facilities operated by Interior Health adjacent to OMH include Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge.

In this position, the Dietitian is a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides nutrition care and support to individuals, patients, clients residents and groups according to established policies, standards and procedures. Utilizing clinical techniques and knowledge, the Dietitian provides nutrition services through: nutrition assessment; care planning and charting; intervention, goal setting and monitoring; counseling and education programs; consults and communicates with the multidisciplinary care teams; acts as a resource to other health professionals and communities within Interior Health. The Dietitian provides input to the Professional Practice Leader or designate by participating in the development of nutrition practice guidelines and procedures; research and continuous quality improvement initiatives for the facility and program. The Dietitian liaises and advises food service staff on patient/client/resident care issues and menu development.

Hours of work: Day shifts Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 16:00 hours.

We offer:
• An exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
• A work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills.
• Opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

If you are a Clinician Dietitian with ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and a patient-centred focus, we would love to hear from you! We will offer a relocation allowance to the successful candidate. We have a welcoming team of healthcare professionals waiting to me you.

Qualifications

Baccalaureate degree in nutrition and dietetics.

Successful completion of an accredited hospital based dietetic internship program (or equivalent acceptable to the facility).

Registrant of the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.

Two year’s of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment is an asset.

Practice specific requirements and experience in programs applicable to practice area such as: Diabetes Education, Nutrition Support, and Kidney and Chronic Disease Management Programs.

Valid BC Driver’s License.

Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01587106

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

100 MILE HOUSE HOSPITAL

Location:

100 Mile House

Department:

ONC PRIMARY CARE RD

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (OR DESIGNATE)

Hourly Wage:

$33.13 - $41.43

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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