Clinical Dietitian | Acute & Long-Term Care

Position Summary

We have a relief, part time Clinical Dietitian opening with Penticton Regional Hospital.

This position involves working in both acute care as well as long-term care providing nutrition care and support to patients and residents. There is potential to pick up additional hours working in home health. Days of work are Mondays to Thursdays. This position is to provide coverage until August 2023, or return of incumbent.

Utilizing clinical techniques and knowledge, the Clinical Dietitian:
• Conducts nutrition screening and assessment utilizing established standards and guidelines and relevant biochemical, anthropometric, and dietary parameters.
• Based upon assessment and treatment modality, develops and implements client-centered nutrition goals and care plans. Prescribes diets, as appropriate, and communicates nutrition care plan and goals to the program/multidisciplinary team, including Food Services Staff where applicable.
• Evaluates and adapts the nutrition care plan by monitoring biochemical, anthropometric, and dietary parameters.
• Educates clients/families regarding the rationale and mechanics of the nutrition care plan.
• Acts as a resource person to the multidisciplinary/program teams and other health professionals in the hospital, community, and health service area.

Reasons to Join Interior Health:
• Eligible positions qualify for relocation support
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Generous paid vacation entitlement
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Employee pension plan
• Opportunities for career advancement
• Challenging and rewarding work environment

Interior Health offers many opportunities to maximize your skills. If you are an experienced Clinical Dietitian and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, apply today!

Explore an Allied Health Career at Interior Health!

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.
• One year of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment preferred.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.

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 #:

01817774

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.82 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH NUTRITION SVCS

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$33.13 - $41.43

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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