Career Opportunity

REGISTERED DIETITIAN (RD) – FULL TIME

Application Due Date: 2024-08-02 15:00

Primary Location: Gravenhurst

Position Description: Reporting to the Executive Director, the RD will:

  • Assess patient nutritional status by gaining an understanding of food habits or preferences (socio-economic, psychosocial and cultural).
  • Medical background and clinical/biochemical profile.
  • Assist patients in making healthy food choices by developing nutritional care plans incorporating all the above factors and giving patients appropriate instruction and tools to self-manage their nutritional concerns.
  • Maintain complete and accurate patient records.
  • Deliver group education as needed.
  • Act as a resource person to CCFHT staff.

Promote awareness of Cottage Country Family Health Team (CCFHT) programs and services.

  • Continuously evaluate quality and cost effectiveness of nutritional care services and revising services as needed.
  • Network with local and/or regional RDs.
  • Maintain professional competence through participation in professional development activities.
  • Contribute to the mission, vision, and values of CCFHT.
  • Participate in CCFHT committee(s), i.e. Joint Health & Safety, Quality Improvement, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Dietitians of Canada Accredited Undergraduate Program in Nutrition or Food Science, and supervised Dietitians of Canada Accredited Internship or Practicum Program.
  • Three to five years of strong clinical experience.
  • Ability to practice independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Status of “member in good standing” with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Ability to travel locally between sites as needed, providing own reliable transportation.

Compensation:  Annual salary between $70,000 – $74,000 based on experience, comprehensive benefits package, and participation in Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

Application Deadline: Interested applicants should forward resume and cover letter to Amy Fraser , Executive assistant at afraser@ccfht.ca no later than August 2, 2024.

Cottage Country Family Health Team is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.