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Dietitian Ii

Full Time
7 days ago
Position Summary
** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

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 Nutrition Services department.

Provides dietetic services to inpatients, and residents of Fort St. John Hospital and Peace Villa collaborates with inter-disciplinary team members, and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in nutritional health services and education. Maintains standards of dietetic practice. Performs administrative duties as assigned.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 07:30 to 15:30

Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre is a 46-bed hospital with 115 residential care beds in the adjoining Peace Villa Care Home. They have two state of the art operating rooms, ambulatory clinics including cancer care and hemodialysis, emergency and ICU, a birthing centre with single maternity rooms for labour, delivery, and post-partum.

Fort St. John is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including 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.

• Bachelor of Science in Dietetics plus one year's internship at an accredited institute.
• Membership in the College of Dietitians of British Columbia. Reserved Acts A and B
• Eligibility for membership in the Dietitians of Canada. Two (2) years experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Work effectively in a team situation.
• Demonstrated ability to instruct clients, families, and other health care professionals.
• Work independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to problem solve, assess, and make decisions.
• Ability to operate computer and knowledge of software programs.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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.