Registered Dietitian – One-Year Contract

Responsibilities: As a member of the inter-professional team, the Dietitian plans and directs the nutritional care of Centre clients and participates in community health education (groups and individuals) to promote better nutrition. The Dietitian has excellent knowledge in health promotion and in the process of behavioural change. Demonstrates innovative approaches aimed at motivating and engaging clients. The Dietitian provides assessment of client nutritional status and develops individualized nutritional plans, provides nutritional counselling and relevant education. Develops and maintains formal and informal networks within the community and provides consultation and education to the SVCHC team.  Develops, facilitates and supports personal development groups and community initiatives related to nutrition. We provide service across Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry so outreach is a necessary responsibility of this position.

Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree from a recognized university in foods and nutrition with two or more years experience in counseling and community nutrition. Completion of an internship accredited by the Partnership for Dietetics Education and Practice (PDEP). Current registrations with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and professional associations as relevant. Skilled in clinical assessment, motivational interviewing, individual counselling, group development and facilitation and care plan development.  Excellent understanding and appreciation of determinants of health and integrating this into service delivery. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inter-professional team environment. Proficiency in working in a computerized environment is required and experience working with electronic client record would be considered a strong asset.

Submit applications by December 6th, 2019 to the attention of:
Chris Clapp, Community Health & Wellbeing Manager
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre
353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON K6J 3R1
clappc@seawayvalleychc.ca

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those invited for an interview. The Centre is committed to employment equity. Should you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Community Health & Wellbeing Manager at 613-930-4892, ext. 153.

Registered Dietitian – Job Description