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Dietician (#159-22)

North East Local Health Integration Network

Part-Time • Kirkland Lake Region

JOB POSTING #159-22 

POSTING DATE: September 14, 2022

JOB TITLE:                                    Dietitian – Part-Time (35 hours bi-weekly)

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT:               In-Home (KL IH Dietitian)

BARGAINING AGENT:                OPSEU

LOCATION:                                   Kirkland Lake, Englehart or Haileybury

LANGUAGE(S):                                    English

EFFECTIVE DATE:                       Immediately  

 

Home and Community Care Support Services North East offers a wide-range of quality health-care services and resources to support people of all ages at home, school or in community. In addition to  planning, delivering and coordinating care for thousands of people each day in Northeastern Ontario,  we also manage eligibility and admissions to long-term care homes, short stay respite, assisted living, and adult day programs. We need caring, motivated people who are driven to help others and make difference in their community, to join our multi-disciplinary team.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Dietitian is responsible for the provision of dietetic and nutritional services to Home and Community Care patients in order to optimize nutritional intake, promote overall health and well-being, and individualize food plans to meet specific nutritional, dietary, and/or functional needs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·       Registered Dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario(CDO);

·       Relevant experience providing nutritional and dietetic services in a community/health care environment;

·       Comprehensive knowledge of dietetic services, practice methods, professional skills, nutritional principles and dietary strategies;

·       Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to manage service delivery in conjunction with case managers, patients, their family members/caregivers, and other health care professionals;

·       Good understanding of the roles of other health care professionals and complementary therapies;

·       Knowledge of funding agencies available to assist patients in accessing needed support services and community resources and other community resources, treatment centres, and organizations;

·       Practical knowledge and understanding of pertinent legislation;

·       Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by CDO;

·       Ability to prioritize professional duties and manage caseload in a time efficient manner;

·       Ability to accurately complete required documentation, reports, forms, and recommendations;

·       Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;

·       Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including meetings, reports, letters, and presentations;

·       Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);

  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English is essential.


Less qualified candidates may be considered. However, candidates who meet all requirements will be given priority for an interview. 

Home and Community Care Support Services North East is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made. 

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

 

necareers@hccontario.ca

 

Please refer to posting number 159-22 when applying.

 

Home and Community Care Support Services has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy across the province that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants being considered for employment will be required to provide proof of vaccination documentation confidentially to Human Resources upon hire. Any medical or human rights exemption requests will be reviewed and validated prior to an offer of employment.


Job Expires: 2022-11-15

Contact Information

North East Local Health Integration Network

53 Government Rd W, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 2E2, Canada

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