Clinical Dietitian – Shuswap Lake General Hospital

Clinical Dietitian – Shuswap Lake General Hospital

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 26, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :CLINICAL DIETITIAN – SHUSWAP LAKE GENERAL HOSPITAL
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!

Days of work are Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30

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.

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