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Clinical Dietitian 2 – Long Term Care Services

Vancouver Coastal Health

This is a Contract position in Dieppe, NB posted July 12, 2021.

Job Description Job Title: Clinical Dietitian 2
– Long Term Care Services Work Site: Shorncliffe Village Care Home
– Sechelt, BC Status: Regular Part Time (0.5 FTE) Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $34.95
– $43.58 per hour Hours: 0800-1600 Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and alternating Fridays Reference: 137947-eag Come work as a Clinical Dietician 2 with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinical Dietician 2 to join the team at Shorncliffe Village Care Home in Sechelt, BC.

Apply today to join our team As a Clinical Dietician 2 at Shorncliffe Village Care Home you will: Coordinate the delivery of clinical nutrition services to a resident population with varying physical and cognitive disabilities.

Participate as member of the interdisciplinary care team in the development and evaluation of specified nutrition care plans for residents.

Apply knowledge, skill and clinical experience to assess, develop and evaluate nutrition care plans and monitor outcomes.

Prepare progress notes and reports in Resident’s Health Record.

Provide counseling and education to residents that facilitate optimal nutrition intake and support health maintenance.

Monitor the resident’s nutritional status and the delivery of nutrition services to ensure nutritious meals are available to the residents in a timely and appropriate manner and recommends improvements in food delivery.

Review menus and make recommendations for improvement based on the Canada Food Guide and standards of best practice.

WHO WE ARE Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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.

At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

ABOUT SECHELT, BC The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver.

It is accessible from the mainland by a 40-minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, followed by a 25-minute drive along Highway 101, also known as the Sunshine Coast Highway.

This charming seaside community is known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for outdoor activities including sightseeing, boating, diving, camping and mountain biking.

There are also several municipal parks, plenty of eateries, locally owned shops, boutiques and galleries, and a golf course.

Imagine a lifestyle where you are only a short walk or bike ride to work, you go home for lunch and you are home again in time for an activity or go for a hike AND watch the sunset
– all before dinner.

That is what Sechelt has to offer you QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Current full registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.

Two years clinical dietetic experience in a community care or long term care setting or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities Comprehensive knowledge of Long Term Care and gerontological nutrition.

Knowledge of swallowing disorders and related nutritional issues related to disability/degenerative diseases.

Demonstrated ability to assess residents with diverse nutrition problems.

Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and think critically.

Demonstrated ability to provide clinical direction to non-professional staff.

Demonstrated ability to counsel and teach clients.

Demonstrated ability to apply the principles of adult learning.

Demonstrated ability to develop practice guidelines and protocols.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to organize, plan and coordinate work assignments.

Demonstrated experience with utilizing various wordprocessing, spreadsheet and nutrition-related computer applications.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a multi-disciplined team environment.

Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.

Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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.

Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

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

Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process .

Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions.

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.