Sunny Hill Child Development & Rehabilitation, BC Children’s Hospital, $32.48 to $40.51 per hour
- This position is assigned to work on the Sunny Hill Acute Rehab Inpatient Unit and Neuromotor Outpatient Program.
What you’ll do
Assess the nutritional needs of selected patients by evaluating biochemical, anthropometric, and dietary parameters and utilizing subjective global assessment. Develop and implement comprehensive nutrition care plans; make recommendations regarding nutrient requirements, feeding choices and methods of delivery including the initiation, management and advancement of enteral feeds.
In response to biochemical and other nutrition related data and in consultation with the treatment team monitor and adjust nutrition care plans. Consult with physicians and other health care professionals regarding patient response to nutrition care plans. Communicate plans to other health care providers, family and/or caregivers in hospital or community.
Provide comprehensive nutrition counseling for patients and caregivers including training in the use of specialized formulas and food preparation. Develop written education materials and resources as necessary, in collaboration with relevant teams and departments.
Complete and maintain appropriate, related records for activities performed including for example documentation of the nutritional care plan on patients charts, workload statistics, formula requisitions, menus and manual and electronic patient care databases.
Assist the Professional Practice Leader and Senior Operations Director in evaluating the Program operation and establishing goals and objectives from a clinical nutrition perspective by helping to review caseload, treatment trends, statistics and effective utilization of resources. Ensure that activities meet priorities set by the Program and that work plans reflect the overall strategic direction set by the Program.
What you bring
Graduation from an academic program in dietetics approved by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia plus completion of an accredited Dietitians of Canada Dietetic Internship or an equivalent.
Full registration in the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and eligible for membership in Dietitians of Canada.
One (1) year’s recent experience in areas related to child development and rehabilitation, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Regular, Part-Time (0.60 FTE)
$32.48 to $40.51 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Wednesday to Friday:
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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