Join our team of Allied Health professionals and improve patient outcomes here at Humber River Hospital.
At Humber River Hospital the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.
Registered Dietitians are valued members of our Allied Services Department.
Registered Dietitians assist patients with their nutritional needs performing assessments, and making nutritional recommendations. Registered dietitians are health care professionals who are trained to provide advice and counselling about diet, food and nutrition. They work in collaboration with SLP’s, wound and skin, food services, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to address and enhance the nutritional needs of the patient.
Are you a compassionate Registered Dietitian who is focused on positively impacting patients’ nutritional well-being? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.
Reporting Relationship: Manager, Allied Health Services
Hourly Rate: $36.12- $43.91
Coverage includes several Medicine units with a primary focus on an acute medical patient populatiion. May also include support and cross coverage in various inpatient programs including Surgery, Critical Care, and the Reactivation Care Centres.
Providing appropriate assessment and treatment of referred patients/clients within an acute inpatient setting.
Prioritizing patient caseload to meet the needs of referred patients.
Recording client assessment, progress and discharge status.
Recording timely workload measurement data.
Works as a member of the health care team.
Flexibility in caseload and program assignment.
Able to manage patient caseload in a busy acute care setting.
Clinical supervision of clinical nutrition students/interns.
Some weekend and statutory holiday coverage may be required as needed.
Cross-coverage at both the Wilson and the Reactivation Care Centres (Finch & Church may be required as needed.)
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Food and Nutrition.
Current registration in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
Completion of an internship program and a member (or eligibility to become a member) of the Dietitians of Canada.
1-2 years clinical experience is preferred.
Experience in TPN an asset
Excellent knowledge of clinical nutrition principles and evidence based nutrition practice
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to encourage, support and motivate patients and/or their families from a multi-cultural community.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team.
Ability to travel for cross-site coverage may be required. Access to a vehicle is an asset.
Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Location: Humber River Hospital – Wilson Site with some cross-coverage at the Reactivation Care Centres
Hours of work: Available to work rotating shifts (Monday to Friday). Availability to work weekends and statutory holidays may be required on occasion.
Union: OPSEU 590
Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.
We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.
Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.
Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.
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