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Clinical Dietitian | Acute Care Surgical

Position Summary

Vernon Jubilee Hospital has a relief, part time (0.92 FTE) Clinical Dietitian opening.

This position will provide coverage until May 2024, or return of incumbent. Days of work are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and every other Wednesday.

With this opportunity comes with eligibility to apply for reimbursement of registration or membership fees through the Health Sciences Association.

Utilizing clinical techniques and knowledge, the Clinical 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. In addition, liaises and advises food service staff on patient care issues and menu development.

This is an acute care position that covers surgery and medical units as well as inpatient psychiatry including eating disorders. Experience in parenteral and enteral nutrition will be an asset. Working in an acute care facility will help you grow and gain valuable skills in your dietetic career. College of Dietitians of BC (CDBC) Restricted Acts A, B, and C may be required.

As a valued member of the Clinical Dietitian Team, you will be working closely with physicians, nurses and other members of the allied health team (i.e. Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Rehab Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists) in providing client-centered care.

Apply to join our team! At VJH you’ll be welcomed by a very experienced, knowledgeable and supportive team who like to share their expertise. This is a wonderful opporutnity for the new graduate dietitian. We will provide encouragement and coaching towards obtaining reserved CDBC Acts.

Reasons to Join Interior Health:
• Upcoming regular Clinical Dietitian employment opportunities
• 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
• Safe and welcoming communities


• 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.
• Reserved Acts A, B, C are an asset.
• One year of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment preferred.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.


Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $38.60 to $48.20

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 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.

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