Registered Dietitian - Prince Edward Family Health Team (Picton)

Organization Name
Prince Edward Family Health Team (Picton)
Position
Registered Dietitian
FTE Type
Term Contract
Address

35 Bridge St, Unit 1
Picton ON K0K 2T0
Canada

Closing date

The Prince Edward Family Health Team (PEFHT) is looking to determine if there are Registered Dietitians in our community or close to our community who may wish to temporarily join our team serving the residents of Prince Edward County. We are established as a centre of excellence for collaborative, team-based rural primary health care.

Prince Edward County is well known for offering the best in rural living. A high standard of living and minimal stress makes “The County” very appealing. Eight hundred kilometres (800 km) of spectacular shoreline and beautiful scenery at your doorstep, fresh air, family farms and warm communities, live theatre, artists' studios and galleries, unique regional cuisine, and a growing wine industry all combine to make “the County” a location of choice.

Job Description
As a member of the PEFHT, the Dietitian will work within the PEFHT’s Clinical Nutrition service and will collaborate with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and other independent health professionals to provide patient-centred, quality primary health care to residents of Prince Edward County. Responsibilities include assessing, educating, developing, planning, and implementing realistic individual nutrition care plans for the ongoing evaluation of patients’ nutritional management. The Dietitian acts as a resource to, and works in collaboration with, members of the PEFHT and patients and their families.

Qualifications

  • Registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Previous related experience in patient care, specifically in a primary care setting is preferred. 
  • Membership with the Primary Care Dietitian’s Association (PCDA) preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in delivering evidence-based nutrition recommendations.
  • Knowledge of chronic disease self-management and adult learning principles with ability to plan programs and develop educational materials.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, coaching, educational and counselling skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team, as well as to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical charting an asset.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The PEFHT is interested in speaking with potential candidates about the possibility of temporary employment that would be in support of our Clinical Nutrition service. Hours and conditions to be discussed upon application submission. 

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