Overview

Capital District Health Authority Clinical Dietitian – Clinical Nutrition Part Time in Halifax, NS

Capital District Health Authority

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Clinical Dietitian – Clinical Nutrition
Location:
Halifax, NS

This is a NSGEU Healthcare Agreement – Healthcare Bargaining unit position. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova…

Opening Statement

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Responsibilities

The Clinical Dietitian, as a Medical Nutrition Therapy specialist, is the member of the interdisciplinary health professional team responsible for the nutritional management and education of patients. The Dietitian initiates cost effective medical nutrition therapy following the nutrition care process including nutrition assessment, identification of nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention and ongoing monitoring and evaluation. Nutrition care plans are outcome-focused, incorporate evidence based best practice, are formulated to optimize both clinical and fiscal outcomes, and emphasize health promotion and disease prevention. The Clinical Dietitian promotes a collaborative health care team approach in the provision of person-centred care. Working in the Pre-Dialysis Clinic and Kidney Transplant setting, the Clinical Dietitian is responsible for educating patients/caregivers about the nutrition management of their condition

Qualifications

* Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition
* Completion of Dietetic Internship accredited by Dietitians of Canada
* Licensure by Nova Scotia Dietetic Association required
* Competency in dysphagia management and enteral nutrition is required
* Experience in Nephrology
* Competencies in other language are an asset, French preferred
** Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information

Hours of Work

*Permanent Part-time Position (80%); 60 hours bi-weekly

Salary

Clinical Dietitian:
$28.8171 – $37.9860 hourly

Closing Statement

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

This is a NSGEU Healthcare Agreement – Healthcare Bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment at this site.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority policy at this site requires no smoking, vaping or tobacco use on the property or during staff-led patient outings. This means not using any tobacco products, other smoked or heated substances, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, pipes, vape pens and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) at any time.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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