PUBLIC HEALTH DIETITIAN COORDINATORApply Now Job ID 1245308 Date posted 04/19/2019
Facility :KAMLOOPS S CENTRAL HEALTH
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.82 FTE)
In this role the Public Health Dietitian Coordinator utilizes adult teaching/learning and group facilitation principles and methods, project management and change management principles, and acts as an expert resource to Program Leadership and Public Health Dietitians.
This position develops, implements and evaluates program delivery, education and related knowledge services. This role also collaborates and provides expertise to external partners on joint initiatives as needed.
As the Public Health Dietitian Coordinator, you will support effective and high quality service delivery provided by the Public Health Dietitians working with Interior Health in Kamloops and the surrounding communities of Merritt and Chase. You will promote consistent development, application, delivery and integration of evidence-based knowledge services to Public Health Dietitians by:
• Acting as the expert resource and providing problem solving and facilitation assistance;
• Identifying effective delivery methods, technology and venues for required education and knowledge transfer;
• Developing and implementing knowledge transfer methods/techniques and supporting their use by staff (and others);
• Coordinating content expertise, regional initiatives and organizing projects; and
• Evaluating the effectiveness of knowledge services initiatives and evaluating/reviewing the learning needs of staff (and others).
Local travel is required and access to personal vehicle may be required when an Interior Health vehicle is not readily available. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.
If you would like to be part of our exciting public health services team, we would love to hear from you!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in a related health discipline and Registrant of the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
• Three years recent related experience in population health, child nutrition, food security, and community development as a Public Health Dietitian, along with experience in program planning, policy development, implementation and evaluation in area of expertise.
• Valid Driver’s License
Skills and Abilities:
Teaching: Ability to teach adults and others both one-on-one and in groups.
Knowledge Integration: Integrates business processes and information technology to promote professional practice decisions and actions.
Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff and management using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
Assessment & Intervention. Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing education assessments and provide education through various learning methods.
Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
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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