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Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition (Registered Dietician)

Job Number:
J0422-1971
Job Title:
Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition (Registered Dietician)
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Union:
Non-Union
City, Province, Country:
Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Department:
Diabetes Clinic
Open Positions:
1

Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is an active, acute-care community hospital located in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes. Among our acute and continuing care services, our team cares for 45,000 patients per year in the 24/7/365 emergency department, provides orthopedics and ophthalmology, operates a dialysis unit, and is renowned for its mental health programs and restorative seniors care. The Ross family takes pride in providing compassionate, quality patient care.

Department/Unit/Program Description

The RMH Health First - Diabetes Education and Management Program provides assessments, follow-up and ongoing support for adults with pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and Type 1 diabetes, including individuals using insulin pumps. Our team of experienced and passionate Clinical Nutrition Coordinators are committed to empowering individuals to self-manage diabetes and obtain optimal health. Providing client-centered care is a priority as the team works with each client, their primary care, specialists and other community partners to develop personalized care plans to meet each individual’s unique needs and lifestyle.

Position Summary

The Diabetes Clinic is currently seeking a Part-Time Coordinator, Clinical Nutrition to join their team.

Effective Date: June 30, 2022

Essential Qualifications

• Current registration with the College of Dieticians of Ontario
• Current certification as a Diabetes Educator
• Strong understanding of equipment and technology uses in diabetes management
• Demonstrated expert knowledge base of diabetes and the methods used to support patients with the diagnosis
• Baccalaureate Degree in Nutrition or Food Sciences
• Skilled and knowledgeable in adult teaching theories
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with the multi-disciplinary team and the members of the community
• Demonstrated high level communication, organization and time management skills
• Demonstrated knowledge in Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Epic
• Expertise in developing and maintaining excellent relationships with a broad range of individuals and partner organizations
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently
• Demonstrated ability to meet the attendance standard set by the Ross Memorial Attendance Awareness policy
• Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle as some travel may be required
• Demonstrated performance within the current evidence-based guidelines
• Strong understanding of Delegated Medical Acts and the RD’s responsibilities when performing these acts
• Demonstrated belief in professional development and continuing education
•Must be able to fulfill physical requirements of the job, as per current Physical Demands Analysis

Preferred Qualifications

• Membership in a professional association

Hours of Work

Must be able to work day shift Monday to Friday (currently two shifts per week). Shifts and hours may change according to departmental requirements.

Employment Equity

Ross Memorial Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process at the request of the applicant.

Employees must meet expectations for appropriate, respectful and professional conduct, as set out in the RMH Code of Conduct.

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