Registered Dietitian (RD) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) - Two Rivers FHT (Cambridge, ON)

Organization Name
Two Rivers FHT (Cambridge, ON)
Position
Registered Dietitian (RD) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Address

B12-350 Conestoga Blvd.
Cambridge ON N1R 7L7
Canada

Closing date

Job Description
Two Rivers Family Health Team (TRFHT) is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) Registered Dietitian (RD) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). The position is 5 days a week. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.

TRFHT provides primary health care including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention to a population of patients in the local community and surrounding area. TRFHT employs an interprofessional team of health care providers who work in a collaborative model of care.

POSITION SUMMARY:

TRFHT is looking for a dynamic Registered Dietitian, with experience working with diabetes in a clinic or outpatient setting to work with 21 family physicians and other health care practitioners in the Diabetes Education Program. 

As a member of the Diabetes Education Program, the RD CDE will provide nutrition and diabetes education for the prevention and management of diabetes are per current practice guidelines. The RD CDE will assist patients in creating goals for self-management and developing an effective individualized self-management education plan. Using research-based diabetes information and with the support of the team the RD CDE will facilitate both group programs and individual sessions. The RD CDE will collaborate and communicate with physicians to evaluate patient progress and needs and will work with the team and independently in providing holistic approach to patient care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario (CDO) required
  • Current Certified Diabetes Educator certification preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in diabetes care and management
  • Previous experience working as a CDE with demonstrated leadership, program planning and networking skills preferred
  • Expertise using adult teaching and learning strategies in developing/delivering adult group education required
  • Excellent organization skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to identify nutrition problems, assess nutritional status of patients, develop nutrition care plans and evaluate/monitor effectiveness of nutrition interventions in relation to the management of diabetes
  • Possess excellent nutrition counselling skills, as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team, but also be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency with computers and information technology

How to Apply
The TRFHT is an inclusive employer. If you require accommodation at any point in making an application for this position please contact our office.

Qualified applicants can forward their cover letter and resume to careers@tworiversfht.ca

While we appreciate all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.