Clinical Dietitian

Dietitian Brockville, Ontario


Position Information

Posting Number: BMHC23-175E
Title: Clinical Dietitian
Position Status: Casual
FTE: 0
Job Schedule: Days
Department: Laboratory & Diagnostic Services
Union: ONA Local 74 (Brockville)
Site: Brockville Mental Health Centre
Number of Vacancies: 1

About The Royal

As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education.

Duties:

·      Provision of nutritional education for individuals and their caregivers, the care team and to patient groups.

·      Assessment of nutritional status and diagnosis for patients of the Integrated Forensic Program, including patients with metabolic/endocrine disorders, as required.

·      Development, implementation and evaluation of nutrition care plans and monitoring interventions for individual patients.

·      Work effectively and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary treatment team and contribute to interdisciplinary care planning.

·      Provide clear documentation and communicate pertinent, concise information regarding individual patients to the other team members.

·      Respond to program consultation requests for service in a timely fashion.

·      Attend clinical meetings, family conferences, program/services meetings and clinical dietician meetings as required.

·      Liaison with appropriate community agencies as required.

·      Liaison with Food Services regarding patient care.

·      Adhere to The Royal policies and procedures and College of Dieticians of Ontario standards including staying current with WHMIS training, fire demonstration, Fire and Emergency manual review and Accreditation.

·      Participate in professional practice meetings and quality improvement activities

·      Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.

·      Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Harassment-Free Workplace policy.

 

Qualifications:                                  

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Foods & Nutrition or equivalent.

·      Accredited post-graduate internship or equivalent experience.

·      Registration with College of Dieticians of Ontario.

·      Knowledge of nutrition as it relates to psychiatry.

·      Knowledge and experience working in a psychosocial rehabilitation model of practice.

·      Previous experience in an adult psychiatric setting.

·      WHMIS update in preceding 12 months.

·      Must be computer proficient.

·      Experience and comfort with interdisciplinary collaborative care.

·      Adherence to patient and workplace safety policies and practices.

·      English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, comprehension, reading & writing.  Bilingual (French/English) is considered an asset.

Salary Range: $37.73 to  $42.88 per hour

Additional Information

  • All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
  • Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
  • The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
  • The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.