Clinical Dietitian – Kootenay Boundary Long Term Care

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Clinical Dietitian – Kootenay Boundary Long Term Care

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 7, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Trail, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :CLINICAL DIETITIAN – KOOTENAY BOUNDARY LONG TERM CARE
Community :TRAIL
Facility :COLUMBIA VIEW LODGE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.91 FTE)
Position Summary

We are seeking a dynamic and diverse permanent part time Clinical Dietitian to join our team in the Kootenay Boundary region of Interior Health.

In this position the Clinical Dietitian will be responsible for providing services to the Long Term Care facilities of Columbia View Lodge & Poplar Ridge in Trail, Talarico Place in Castlegar and Nelson Jubilee Manor, in addition to general out-patient services in Nelson at Kootenay Lake Hospital.

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.

The Kootenay Boundary region of Interior Health is nestled in the mountains of Southern BC and offers beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, lakes and mountains. We have access to some of the best ski resorts in BC including Red Mountain Resort in Rossland and Whitewater Ski Resort in Nelson.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

  • 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.

**Please Note**

  • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
  • Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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