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Job Title:
Clinical Dietitian II

Posted Date:
3/24/2020
Closing Date:
3/31/2020
Functional Discipline:
Regional Medicine Program
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Dr. Albert O'Mahony Memorial Manor / Protective Care Community Residence, Clarenville

Clinical Dietitian II
Regional Medicine Program - Allied Health
Temporary, Part Time (until March 31, 2022 with the possibility of extension)
01386RP1
Hours45 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-42 ($37.26 - $43.91 per hour)
Competition Number2020001387
Posted Date24 March 2020
Closing Date31 March 2020


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clinical Dietitian II is responsible for the provision of clinical nutrition services to residents of the Dr. Albert O'Mahony Memorial Manor / Protective Care Community Residence. This includes providing expertise in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of resident nutritional care. The Clinical Dietitian II liaises with Food Services personnel in the provision of therapeutic menu planning and other areas that impact resident nutrition care. The Clinical Dietitian II assists in the development and implementation of nutrition standards of care, policies and protocols, and participates as an active member of the interdisciplinary site team in the delivery of resident-focused care. Clinical nutrition duties may change based on operational requirements. In support of Eastern Health's Dietetic Internship Program, the incumbent will be required to preceptor Dietetic Interns.

This position reports to the Regional Manager of Allied Health - Peninsulas and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Dietitians for integrity and professional practice issues.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts objects up to 25 lbs.
Regularly requires alertness to the health and safety of others (i.e. tube fed patients, clients with swallowing issues, etc. Advice provided to clients impacts the health and safety of a client in regard to reactions to food allergies or blood glucose levels).
Regularly there are time pressures and deadlines and often there is lack of control over work pace.
Regularly requires a high level of attentiveness for exact results and precision for renal calculations, tube feeding and calculating nutrition prescriptions.

Job Qualifications
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or equivalent from a DC-accredited university program and successful completion of an accredited dietetic internship program is required.
Current Registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Dietitians is required.
Effective communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team would be considered an asset.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.