Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant

Job ID 2024-122808
City Vancouver
Work Location
VGH 12th & Oak
Allied Health
Work Area
VGH – Lung Transplant
Home Worksite
07 - Vancouver Acute
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
400 - HS Professional HSA
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $40.75/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $50.87/Hr.
Shift Times
Wednesdays 7am-3pm; Thursdays 8am-4pm
Days Off
Friday, Monday, Saturday, Stats, Sunday, Tuesday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible


The salary range for this position is CAD $40.75/Hr. - CAD $50.87/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a registered Dietitian to join the team at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant with VCH you will:

  • Work within a designated program’s self-directed work team, provide a broad spectrum of dietetic services to clients of the Solid Organ Transplant or Bone Marrow Transplant Programs.
  • Apply extensive knowledge, skill and clinical experience to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nutrition goals and care plans for clients throughout all stages of the transplant process.
  • Utilize advanced clinical techniques such as knowledge of transplant treatment modalities and principles of nutrition support.
  • Participate in the development of dietetic practice guidelines and procedures for the hospital and provincial agencies.
  • Initiate practice-based research projects in collaboration with the health care team.
  • Act as a resource person to other Dietitians and health care professionals regarding questions and issues related to the nutritional management of clients pre or post transplant.


Education & Experience

  • Current full registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC) and registration with Restricted Activities A, B, and C.
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related clinical experience in a medical/surgical care setting plus a Nutrition Support Certification for Dietitians (CNSD) from the American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of clinical dietetic theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and Dietitians of Canada.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of enteral and parenteral nutrition.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care plan, and to respond appropriately.
  • 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 plan and implement nutrition care plans in relation to client/family priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, deal effectively with conflict situations, problem-solve, and to think critically.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • 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 in the use of equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area.
  • Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and Internet, word processing, and spreadsheet software.

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.


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 2024.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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