Vancouver Island Health Authority - Victoria, BC
Reports to Coordinator, Nutrition Services; plans, implements, and evaluates medical nutritional therapy for hospital-based and/or facility-based patients according to guidelines established by Nutrition Services. Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding appropriate nutritional requirements, nutritional regimes, and food planning and preparation.
A.Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor's degree from a recognized university with a major in dietetics/nutrition or equivalent. Completion of an accredited dietetic internship program. Registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC) required. Eligible for membership with the Dietitians of Canada (DC). Experience as a practicing Dietitian preferred. Evidence of ongoing professional development.
B.Skills and Abilities
Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with patients and their families, members of the medical team, departmental employees and representatives of community agencies.
Ability to coordinate activities and liaison with medical and nursing staff, patients and the food service department and/or support agencies.
Ability to organize workload, set priorities and work with minimal supervision.
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