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Job Title:
Registered Dietitian, Temp PT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Diabetes Education Centre
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Job Description

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Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety


Registered Dietitian

Diabetes Education Centre

Temporary Regular Part-Time
From May 4, 2020 to May 4, 2021


POSTING DATE: 3 March 2020


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Current Certificate of Competence as a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
-Canadian Diabetes Educator Certificate (Certified Diabetes Educator) required.
-Demonstrated evidence of knowledge of current concepts of Diabetes Management.
-Demonstrated experience educating patients with diabetes
-3 - 5 years experience with Adult and/or Paediatric Education.
-Demonstrated ability to lead groups effectively.
-Demonstrated ability to provide information in a creative sensitive, flexible and innovative manner, conducive to learning.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
-Flexibility to meet the requirements of job and customer needs in fulfilling all responsibilities of the Diabetes Education Centre.
-Demonstrated initiative and leadership in program development and implementation.
-Vision, creativity, innovation in delivery of expert care.
-Demonstrated evidence of past use of collaboration to improve patient outcomes and effective coaching skills.
-Demonstrated ability to contribute towards building cohesive teams and an effective team player.
-Demonstrated ability to effectively teach adults with current knowledge of trends in training and education.
-Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities and match work schedule with patient needs.
-Travel requirement as position requires travel to Wallaceburg, Ridgetown, Tilbury and other community/outreach locations.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Develop, plan and implement, provide and evaluate educational activities for patients and/or their families in the form of individual and group counseling for diabetes education.
-Provide clinical consultation for patients, families and other nursing and professional staff.
-Provide leadership in clinical excellence applying a best practice approach for teaching the diabetic population and significant others.
-Communicate with other health professionals to integrate nutrition care services to meet patient needs by following charting procedures, participating on interdisciplinary rounds, special meetings and grand rounds.
-Provide coverage for inpatient dietitians as necessary
-Provide and evaluate direct patient and family nutrition counseling as part of the nutrition care process.
-Act as a resource to colleges and support staff to promote nutrition care.
-Participate in departmental meetings and participate as a member of hospital and other committees as required.
-Educate nursing staff, physicians, nutrition services staff and other health care individuals concerning nutrition care policies and procedures in areas of responsibility.

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