Registered Dietitian (PT, Term) - Upper Grand FHT (Elora)

Organization Name
Upper Grand FHT (Elora)
Registered Dietitian (PT, Term)
FTE Type
0.8 FTE

143 Metcalfe St.
Elora ON N0B 1S0

Closing date

The Upper Grand Family Health Team (UGFHT) offers the opportunity to join an innovative, community-based primary health care team serving the Arthur, Fergus, and Elora areas. They are looking for a talented team player to join them as they continue to provide a model of excellence in rural primary health care.

Position Summary
The Registered Dietitian, as a member of a multidisciplinary primary care health team, provides medical nutrition therapy to patients through individual and group counseling and is a resource to family physicians, other allied health professionals and the community. The Registered Dietitian will provide counselling / therapy / treatment plans to help patients with a wide range of nutrition concerns. The Registered Dietitian will help the UGFHT to meet its strategic objectives by contributing to the chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a 4 year Dietitians of Canada accredited university food/nutrition program and successful completion of either the Dietitians of Canada accredited post-graduate dietetic internship program or combined Masters/internship program
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and proof of liability insurance
  • CDE certification an asset and/or experience managing Type 2 DM
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Prior experience in assessment and counseling in a primary care setting is considered an asset
  • Program development, facilitation and evaluation skills
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible within a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Access to method of reliable transportation
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer and communication systems including e-mail and electronic medical records (EMRs)

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé by February 28, 2020 to:
Nicole Bird
Manager, Human Resources
Upper Grand Family Health Team
143 Metcalfe St., P.O. Box 3082, Elora ON, N0B 1S0
Fax: (519) 843-7386

The Upper Grand Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. They encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with a disability. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates at any point in the selection process. Please direct questions and/or requests to The Upper Grand FHT appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.