Clinical Dietitian

  • Interior Health Authority
  • Kelowna, BC, Canada
  • Mar 17, 2020
Part time Health Care

Job Description

Kelowna General Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Dietitian for a relief-part time position starting April 7!

This position is a key part of our multidisciplinary health care team at the Kelowna General Hospital responsible for acute medical and surgical inpatients and outpatients. You will provide nutrition care and support to individuals, patients and groups according to established policies, standards and procedures.

Utilizing clinical techniques and knowledge, the Dietitian provides nutrition services through: nutrition assessment; care planning and charting; intervention, goal setting and monitoring; counseling and education programs; consults and communicates with the multidisciplinary care teams; acts as a resource to other health professionals and communities.

The Dietitian provides input to the Professional Practice Leader by participating in the development of nutrition practice guidelines and procedures; research and continuous quality improvement initiatives for the facility and program.

This is a relief part-time 0.80 position. Days of work are Tuesday to Saturday 08:00 to 14:30 with Sundays, Mondays and STAT days off. We offer a welcoming and collaborative team environment working with a diverse mix of inpatient and outpatient clients which offers a great opportunity to build your skills experience across various areas of practice.

If you are a Registered Dietician with experience in an acute clinical setting supporting both inpatients and outpatients with restricted activities A, B & C then we would love to hear from you!

Qualifications
Baccalaureate degree in nutrition and dietetics.
Successful completion of an accredited hospital based dietetic internship program (or equivalent acceptable to the facility).

Registrant of the College of Dietitians of British Columbia with restricted activities A, B & C
One year of clinical nutrition experience in a health care environment preferred.

Valid BC Driver’s License.

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