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CLINICAL DIETITIAN

Apply Now Job ID 1254292 Date posted 04/28/2019
Job title :CLINICAL DIETITIAN
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Shuswap Lake General Hospital is seeking a Clinical Dietitian for a casual position starting immediately!

The Shuswap Lake General Hospital is a Community Hospital located in Salmon Arm and offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics and 24 hour emergency. Dietitians cover medical and surgical, ICU, and emergency acute care, outpatient nutrition and diabetes and residential.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Dietitian is a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides nutrition care and support to individuals, patients, 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 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/resident care issues and menu development.

If you are a Clinician Dietitian with ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and deal with workload pressure we would love to hear from 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.
• One year of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment preferred.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.
• Restricted Acts A (Enteral Nutrition), B (Parenteral Nutrition) and C (Instillation through Enternal) are an asset.
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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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