Winnipeg Health Region Clinical Dietitian – Nutrition & Food Services – Child Health Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Health Region

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Clinical Dietitian – Nutrition & Food Services – Child Health
Winnipeg, MB

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace…

Position # 20019646

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition, Dietetics or related area from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated required.

Graduate of a recognized dietetic internship program or planned experience, which has been accredited by Dietitians of Canada.

Two years clinical nutrition experience preferred.

Must be a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba. Membership with the Dietitians of Canada (DC) is recommended.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with WRHA policy #20.20.210.

Comprehensive knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapies.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels of personnel, both internally and externally and within an inter-disciplinary environment.

Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to adapt readily to a changing environment and respond with initiative.

Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills including the ability to prioritize workload. Must be able to function with minimum direction.

Demonstrated problem solving and critical analysis skills. Ability to use professional judgment to adapt and apply evidenced based guidelines, protocols and professional standards of care to new and changing needs of others.

Knowledge of human behavior and behavior change process.

Ability to counsel and motivate others, as individuals and as a group.

General knowledge of food and nutrient analysis.

Ability to function in a computerized environment.

Practices within the professional standards and the ethical, legislative and legal parameters of the profession (e.g. the act and code of ethics of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba).

Preference will be given to candidates competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledge in Aboriginal customs, beliefs, and practices.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and an Adult Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

Duties: The incumbent is responsible for the provision and promotion of optimal nutritional care to clients according to professional Standards of Practice through the following responsibilities: Client Care, Education (client, staff, students, etc.), Quality, Professional Development, Research, Safety, Other.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting. Must be able to work under stress and time constraints. May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress. May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff. Must be able to travel to meetings (on-site and off-site). May be occasionally required to work extended hours. May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.

Salary: Effective April 1, 2013 – $26.696, $27.610, $28.635, $29.673, $30.769, $31.903, $33.162, $34.433, $35.751 MAHCP

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA Corporate Programs, WRHA Community Health Services). Consider this prior to applying for positions, as Employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-time (1.0 EFT).

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24
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