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Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant

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Job Description

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $40.75/Hr. - CAD $50.87/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a registered Dietitian to join the team at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a Clinical Dietitian 2 - Transplant with VCH you will:

  • Work within a designated program’s self-directed work team, provide a broad spectrum of dietetic services to clients of the Solid Organ Transplant or Bone Marrow Transplant Programs.
  • Apply extensive knowledge, skill and clinical experience to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nutrition goals and care plans for clients throughout all stages of the transplant process.
  • Utilize advanced clinical techniques such as knowledge of transplant treatment modalities and principles of nutrition support.
  • Participate in the development of dietetic practice guidelines and procedures for the hospital and provincial agencies.
  • Initiate practice-based research projects in collaboration with the health care team.
  • Act as a resource person to other Dietitians and health care professionals regarding questions and issues related to the nutritional management of clients pre or post transplant.
Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Current full registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC) and registration with Restricted Activities A, B, and C.
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related clinical experience in a medical/surgical care setting plus a Nutrition Support Certification for Dietitians (CNSD) from the American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of clinical dietetic theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and Dietitians of Canada.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of enteral and parenteral nutrition.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client responses to care plan, and to respond appropriately.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with (both verbally and in writing), and to deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care professionals, clients and their families, and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement nutrition care plans in relation to client/family priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, deal effectively with conflict situations, problem-solve, and to think critically.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and work direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment and supplies appropriate to the clinical area.
  • Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to the clinical area.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system and Internet, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
Closing Statement

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

About Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is one of five regional health authorities that work under the Ministry of Health together, with the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), to provide high-quality, appropriate and timely health services to British Columbians. VCH is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering care to more than one million B.C. residents living in Vancouver, the North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky corridor, Sunshine Coast and the Central Coast. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care across the full continuum in areas including public health, primary care, acute services, community-based long-term care and home health, mental health, substance use, and research. We are an organization fully committed to supporting healthy lives in healthy communities with the robust resources of more than 27,000 staff, 3,200 medical staff, 13 hospitals, 55 long-term care and assisted living sites, a number of urgent primary care centres, and 17 community health centres.

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Application closing date is 2024-08-06

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