Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Dietitian 1

Job ID 2023-114675
City Vancouver
Work Location
UBC Hospital
Work Area
UBC Purdy
Home Worksite
07 - Vancouver Acute
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
Union
400 - HS Professional HSA
Position Type
Baseline
Job Status
Regular Full-Time
FTE
1.00
Standard Hours / Week
37.50
Job Category
Nutrition
Salary Grade
9P2
Min Hourly
CAD $38.60/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $48.20/Hr.
Shift Times
0800-1600
Days Off
Saturday, Stats, Sunday

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $38.60/Hr. - CAD $48.20/Hr.

Job Summary

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the vision and values of the organization, works in a team based environment under the general supervision of another Dietitian and provides clinical dietetic services to clients and patient care programs through the assessment, planning, implementing and outcome evaluation of nutritional goals and care plans. Provides recommendations based on assessment and treatment modalities regarding oral and/or enteral nutrition support regime. Collaborates with members of the health care team and participates in practice-based research projects.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Current and full registration with the College of Dietitians of BC. Restricted Activities A
    and/or C may be required and will be listed on the posting.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License may be required as local area travel may require the use of a vehicle, and will be noted on the posting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of clinical dietetic theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
  • Knowledge of enteral nutrition.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care plan, and to respond appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with (both verbally and in writing), and to deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care professionals, clients and their families, and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate client/patient/group education classes.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement nutrition care plans in relation to client/family priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and to think critically.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability to operate related equipment and techniques appropriate to clinical areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a computerized patient information system.

Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Why Join Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH):

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


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Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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