Registered Dietitian 1

St. Boniface Hospital - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 58668

Position Number: 20069638

Posting End Date: March 30, 2020

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Work Location: Medicine/Cardiology

Department / Unit: Clinical Dietitians

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 03/30/2020 - 09/21/2020

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 1.00

Anticipated Shift: Days; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 8 hr

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $29.422, $30.430, $31.560, $32.703, $33.911, $35.161, $36.549, $37.949, $39.402

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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Program Support Manager, Nutrition Services, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the Registered Dietitian I is responsible for the provision and promotion of optimal nutritional care to clients according to professional Standards of Practice through the following responsibilities:

Client Care
Education (client, staff, students, etc.)
Professional Development
Two (2) years clinical nutrition experience* preferred.

  • Experience within a specific area may be preferred in certain positions (i.e. Nutrition Support/TPN, Pediatrics & Women’s Health, Surgical or Intensive Care, Renal).
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

Bachelor of Science Degree, Human Nutritional Sciences, dietetic or related area from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated required.

Graduate of a recognized dietetic internship program which has been accredited by Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) or planned practicum as requested by the College of Dietitians of Manitoba.
Education in a specific field may be preferred in certain positions (e.g. Certification as a Diabetes Educator, Certification in Adult Education).
Must be a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba. Membership with the Dietitians of Canada (DC) is preferred.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the WRHA policy.
Qualifications and Skills
Ability to read, write, speak and understand French may be preferred in certain positions.
Comprehensive knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapies.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels of personnel, both internally and externally and within an inter-disciplinary environment.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to adapt readily to a changing environment and respond with initiative.
Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills including the ability to prioritize workload.
Must be able to function with minimum direction.
Demonstrated problem solving and critical analysis skills.
Ability to use professional judgment to adapt and apply evidenced based guidelines, protocols and professional standards of care to new and changing needs of others.
Knowledge of human behavior and behavior change process.
Ability to counsel and motivate others, as individuals and as a group.
General knowledge of food and nutrient analysis.
Ability to function in a computerized environment.
Practices within the professional standards and the ethical, legislative and legal parameters of the profession (e.g. the act and code of ethics of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba).
Physical Requirements
Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
Must be able to work under stress and time constraints
May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.
Must be able to travel to meetings (on-site and off-site).
May be occasionally required to work extended hours.
May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends and evenings.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition