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Clinical Dietitian - 1547   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Health Science Professionals
City
Victoria http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
Victoria General Hospital
Department/Work Area
Nutrition/Dietetic/Diabetic Sv
Shift Start Time/End Time
Various day shifts.
Days Off
Weekend/Stats
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$28.99 - $36.16
Multi-Site
Yes
Additional Site Information
All South Island Sites
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Required for Professional Registration
Travel May Be Required
Yes

  Job Description

Reports to Coordinator, Nutrition Services; plans, implements, and evaluates medical nutritional therapy for hospital-based and/or facility-based patients according to guidelines established by Nutrition Services. Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding appropriate nutritional requirements, nutritional regimes, and food planning and preparation.


  Qualifications

A.Education, Training and Experience

Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a major in dietetics/nutrition or equivalent. Completion of an accredited dietetic internship program. Registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC) required. Eligible for membership with the Dietitians of Canada (DC). Experience as a practicing Dietitian preferred. Evidence of ongoing professional development.

B.Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with patients and their families, members of the medical team, departmental employees and representatives of community agencies.
  • Ability to coordinate activities and liaison with medical and nursing staff, patients and the food service department and/or support agencies.
  • Ability to organize workload, set priorities and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively use computers and software applications.