Clinical Dietitian – 100 Mile House Hospital

Clinical Dietitian – 100 Mile House Hospital

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location 100 Mile House, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :CLINICAL DIETITIAN – 100 MILE HOUSE HOSPITAL
Community :100 MILE HOUSE
Facility :100 MILE HOUSE HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

Are you a Dietitian looking for an opportunity to utilize all of your clinical knowledge? Does working and living in a BC rural town sound appealing?

Interior Health is presently accepting applications from Dietitians with interest and experience in a hospital/healthcare environment for a Permanent Full Time vacancy. This position is based in 100 Mile House and District Hospital (OMH). OMH is a 16-bed rural community hospital offering emergency, low-risk obstetrics, general medical, and outpatient ambulatory care services. Long Term Care facilities operated by Interior Health adjacent to OMH include Fischer Place and Mill Site Lodge.

In this position, the Dietitian is a member of a multidisciplinary health care team and provides nutrition care and support to individuals, patients, clients 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 or designate 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/client/resident care issues and menu development.

Hours of work: Day shifts Monday to Friday from 08:00 – 16:00

If you are a Clinician Dietitian with ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and deal with workload pressure we would love to hear from you! We will offer a relocation allowance to the successful candidate. Apply today! We have a welcoming team of healthcare professionals waiting to me you.

Community Profile: With a vast wilderness and rich history, countless adventures in the great outdoors await you in 100 Mile House. 100 Mile House is a centre for outdoor activities and is becoming increasingly known for its excellent birdwatching. Fishing is extremely popular at any of the one hundred lakes surrounding the area. Known as the Nordic Skiing Capital of BC, 100 Mile House boasts over 150 km of groomed trails which convert to excellent mountain biking trails in the summer. Arts and culture are alive and well in this region with plays, concerts, music, galleries and artists featuring a wide array of creations.

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.

Two year’s of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience suitable to the facility or program is required.

Practice specific requirements and experience in programs applicable to practice area such as: Diabetes Education, Nutrition Support, and Kidney and Chronic Disease Management Programs.

Valid BC Driver’s License.

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