Job Posting 99669

Dietitian
Women's Health In Women's Hands
Toronto Metro area
2 Carlton St. #500, Toronto, ON M5B 1J3
closing tomorrow (Fri, 23 Feb)
full time - temporary / contract

This is a 1-year contract position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform nutritional assessments, development of client-focussed nutritional plans, health education/counselling and other clinical activities according to the College of Dietitians of Ontario standards of practice;
  • Perform community needs assessments and identify barriers to acquiring adequate food and support community initiatives to improve food security;
  • Ability to identify nutrition problems, assess the nutritional status of patients, develop nutrition care plans and evaluate/monitor the effectiveness of nutrition interventions in relation to the management of diabetes;
  • Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of treatment, education, counselling and health promotion programs and services for individuals, groups and racialized communities;
  • Contribute to chart documentation, participate in chart reviews and case conferences, and make referrals;
  • Expertise using adult teaching and learning strategies in developing/delivering group education required;
  • Be able to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team, but also be self-directed and able to work independently;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in foods and nutrition from a recognized university or equivalent
  • Dietitians of Canada accredited Dietetic Internship or equivalent approved experience or graduate degree in community nutrition
  • Registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification is an asset
  • Three to five years clinical counselling and community nutrition experience; an understanding of health promotion
  • Sensitivity to and knowledge of the needs of a multicultural, multiracial community
  • Excellent group facilitation skills
  • Experience in diabetes education
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of women’s health issues
  • Ability to speak a Spanish, or any South Asian Language is an asset

 

 

REPORTING:

 

This position reports to the Manager of Population Health.

 

COMPENSATION:  Based on experience and qualification - $56,577 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $70,722

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

 

To apply for this challenging opportunity in a dynamic organization please forward your resume and cover letter with the subject line: “Dietitian” to the attention of:

           

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre                       

Human Resources Department     

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

 

Posted: February 12, 2024

Closing Date: February 24, 2024

 

WHIWH is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it serves and we strongly encourage applicants who reflect Toronto’s ethnic and cultural diversity and our priority populations.  We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates

WHIWH is working towards gender equity in pay.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however,

only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

WHIWH has a COVID-19 vaccination Policy that requires employees to take part in COVID-19 vaccination programs recommended by public health authorities unless approved for an exemption request under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Compliance with this policy is mandatory for this position.

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