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Dietitian I, Clinical Nutrition - BC Children's Hospital

Dietitian I, Clinical Nutrition

BC Children's Hospital

Vancouver, BC

 

The Dietician I provides clinical nutrition services through the assessment, planning, implementation and outcome evaluation of nutritional goals and care plans.   

 

What you’ll do 

  • Conduct nutrition screening and assessment of patients/clients/residents utilizing established standards and guidelines, perform physical nutrition assessments such as subjective global assessment, and identify and obtain relevant data. 
  • Develop and implement patient/client/resident-centred nutritional goals and care plans, based on assessment and utilizing appropriate standards as set by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, and incorporating individual patient/client/resident’s needs e.g. cultural, religious, learning, social, and economic factors.  Provide recommendations based on assessment and treatment modalities to health care team regarding nutrition support regime (oral and/or enteral).
  • Monitor patients/clients/residents to determine if the nutrition care plan is meeting the established nutritional goals such as promotion of optimal health, growth and development.  Consult with the patient/client/resident, families and/or caregivers, the physician, and other health care team members regarding the patient/client/resident’s response to the nutrition care plan and adjusts diet orders and nutrition support regime as required.
  • Document nutrition assessments, care plans and recommendations at each stage of the nutrition care process according to an established format, policy, timelines and legal requirements in the health care record and/or via reports.  Maintain and update patient/client/resident files and/or databases according to discipline and program guidelines.  Complete and maintain appropriate records for activities including workload statistics as required.
  • Attend interprofessional rounds or patient/client/resident care conferences to provide input regarding patients’/clients’/residents’ nutritional status, response to the nutrition care plan, recommended modifications to the plan, and discharge planning needs.

What you bring

  • Current full registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC).
  • Graduate of an accredited Dietetic Internship Program, or equivalent education, training and experience as approved by the College of Dietitians of BC.  
  • Registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia with Restricted Activity A.
  • Eligible for registration with College of Dietitians of British Columbia with Restricted Activity B and C.
  • One year recent related experience working with the designated patient/client/resident population in the relevant clinical services area within BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You have knowledge of:

  • Clinical dietetic theory and practice within a patient/client/resident/family centered model of care for designated patient/client/resident population. 
  • Standards of practice established by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
  • Normal nutrition and health promotion/disease prevention strategies to improve the health of designated patient/client/resident population.

You are able to:

  • Plan, implement and monitor nutrition care plans. 
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with patients/clients/residents, families and staff.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in an interprofessional environment.

 

What we bring

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

 

Job Type: Temporary, Part Time Opportunity (0.84 FTE – until May 31, 2022)
Wage: $33.13 to $41.43 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 0830-1612; Thursday 0830-1630
Requisition Number: 118580

 

 

What we do 

 

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.

 

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

 

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