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CLINICAL DIETITIAN

Apply Now Job ID 1174499 Date posted 10/16/2018
Job title :CLINICAL DIETITIAN
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Consider Interior Health’s Dietitian Services in Kamloops, BC, with opportunity for casual employment.

Interior Health is a publically funding health authority where Clinical Dietitian Services offer multifaceted nutrition programs involving Tertiary Acute Care inpatients and outpatients, Tertiary Psychiatric inpatients, Long Term Care residents, Home Health Care clients, Diabetes Education, integrated Primary Care working within Physician offices, seniors’ health and wellness, to an Eating Disorder Management program supporting children and adults.

Clinical Dietitians are well-respected members of the Interior Health multidisciplinary health care team and member physicians. Utilizing clinical techniques and knowledge, Interior Health Clinical Dietitians provide nutrition services through: nutrition assessment; care planning and charting; intervention, goal setting and monitoring; counseling and education programs; consults and communication with the health care teams; and acting as a resource to other health professionals and communities within Interior Health.

Our Clinical Dietitians participate in the development of nutrition practice guidelines and procedures, research, and continuous quality improvement initiatives in their designated facility and/or program. In addition, our Clinical Dietitians liaise and advise food service staff on patient/long term care issues and menu development.

What makes people want to live, work and play in Kamloops, BC?
Proud to be Canada's Tournament Capital, the City of Kamloops is situated in the heart of the Southern Interior at the meeting of the North and South Thompson Rivers. Kamloops is the 3rd largest city outside the Lower Mainland and is the centre of commercial trade and services for the region. Residents enjoy a lively professional arts scene that offers up a variety of galleries, the symphony, and a number of live theaters, modern shops, excellent parks and multi-use trails, world class ski and golf resorts, top recreational facilities as well as an endless choice of water sports and fishing lakes. Kamloops is home to some of the best mountain biking in North America and the renowned four season resort Sun Peaks is only 45 minutes away. Blue skies, endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.

We have all here in Kamloops, BC!
With your passion and motivation to provide nutrition services combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence makes Interior Health the right choice for you. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, empowerment, and innovation. Interior Health can offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills.

Considering applying to join our Dietitian Services Team… We support each other with learning and nutrition knowledge and mentor each other in client complexity. We are a friendly, team focused group of Dietitians and Manager waiting to meet you!


Qualifications

• Baccalaureate degree in nutrition and dietetics.
• Successful completion of an accredited hospital based dietetic internship program.
• 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
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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