Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Dietitian looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Renal Clinic department. ** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
The Registered Dietitian provides nutrition care to renal clients through nutritional assessment, goal setting, intervention, and counseling of inpatients, outpatients, residents and/or community care clients according to the established policies, guidelines, procedures, protocols, standards, vision and values of the organization. The Registered Dietitian collaborates with members of the renal department health care team, and acts as a resource to other health professionals and the community. Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Days - 08:00 to 16:00, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:00 to 12:50University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC)
is the largest acute care facility (268 beds) in Northern Health and is the hub for specialized health services. It is a full service hospital and home to a new cancer centre for Northern BC, including a wide range of cancer treatments. Provides undergraduate physician training through the Northern Medical Program, run by the University of British Columbia and University of Northern British Columbia. UHNBC is also a key clinical education site for nursing and many health sciences students at UNBC, the College of New Caledonia, BCIT and other institutions.Prince George
has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial support for moving expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions. Qualifications
• Baccalaureate degree in Nutritional Science with a Major in Food and Nutrition from an
• accredited University.
• Completion of a dietetic internship recognized by Dietitians of Canada and College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
• Current registration with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
• Two years of clinical nutrition experience which includes one year working with renal clients in a health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training suitable to the facility or program is required.
• Valid BC driver's license for positions requiring travel.Skills and Abilities:
• Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical
practitioners established by College of Dietitians of British Columbia and Dietitians of Canada.
• Comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based Clinical Nutrition practice related to clinical areas.
• Comprehensive knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and standards of care.
• Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines roles in client care.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Demonstrates ability to work independently, quickly and accurately within time limitations.
• 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 function as an effective team member, leader and preceptor.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work.
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
• Demonstrated ability to problem-solve.
• Demonstrated ability to develop project plans and implement new projects.
• Demonstrated skill and ability to operate related equipment and techniques appropriate to clinical areas.
• Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and materials.
• Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.