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Registered Dietitian

1TO1 REHAB
Richmond Hill
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Temporary/contract position.

URL: http://www.1to1rehab.ca
Duration: 1 year with optional renewal

Full-time job: no
Day-time work: yes
Evening-time work: yes
Night-time work: no
Work on weekends: yes

Job Description:

Location: York Region – North East; willing to travel

Responsibilities

  • Provision of client-centered dietetic service to homecare clients of all ages (paediatrics to geriatrics) through CCAC (Community Care Access Centre)
  • Communication with CCAC via phone and regular written reports
  • Dietetic service including (but not limited to) client and caregiver education surrounding:
    • Enteral feeding
    • Failure-to-Thrive
    • Picky-eating
    • Avoidant/restrictive Food Intake Disorder
    • Palliative nutrition
    • Nutrition-related issues surrounding wound care
    • Oncology nutrition
    • Chronic medical conditions such as: Diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension
    • Dysphagia diet – related to various neurological / mechanical causes
    • Nutrition-related issues surrounding various degenerative diseases such as ALS; MS; etc
    • Nutrition strategies for various GI issues
    • Renal diets
    • Malnutrition
    • Overweight and obesity

 

Qualifications

  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, in good standing
  • Experience in both paediatric and adult dietetics
  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetic internship and/or Master’s degree
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrated ability to provide comprehensive assessment and nutrition care planning
  • Able to function independently and work well as a team with other professional members of client’s circle of care
  • Proven experience to work in a mobile, digital environment
  • Proven exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills for effective communication with other healthcare professionals, families and client
  • Highly adaptable to change and takes initiative
  • Ability to provide nutritional counselling in a second language other than English is an asset
  • Experience with enteral nutrition is mandatory, experience with TPN an asset
  • CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) is an asset

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