Registered Dietitian

  • London InterCommunity Health Centre
  • 659 Dundas Street, London, ON, Canada
  • Sep 13, 2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

The Health Centre is committed to providing health care to those who experience barriers to care, and this position offers a unique opportunity to support and contribute to a team that make a difference in the lives of new immigrants and refugees, and those impacted by homelessness, mental illness, addiction, poverty, language barriers, and complex and/or chronic health conditions. 

The London InterCommunity Health Centre team seeks a Registered Dietitian. The successful candidate will work half time with our Diabetes team and half time with our clinic and community team; this is a full time position.

The Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy and other nutritional care functions to clients and the broader community, which includes counseling in support of behavior change goals that lead to improved clinical outcomes and health status. The Dietitian participates in the development, implementation, facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for individuals, families, and the community.

The successful candidate will work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team supported by physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, community development workers, and support staff.

Qualifications

  • Post secondary degree in food and nutrition, or equivalent, from a recognized university;
  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario;
  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, preferably in primary care;
  • Awareness and understanding of the social determinants of health, health promotion and Adult Education Principles;
  • Experience facilitating individual and group education sessions;
  • Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, cultural understanding, non-judgemental and facilitation skills;
  • Provide thorough, holistic assessment, monitoring and education for clients taking into consideration the client’s level of knowledge, readiness, socio-economic and cultural background, psychological factors, medical and nutrition profile;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • French and other language skills an asset;
  • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records in accordance with the Health Centre’s policies;
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Telus Practice Solutions currently in use).

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by forwarding a covering letter, stating the position title, and resume by Friday Sept 27th at 4:00pm to the attention of Adriana Diaz, Program Manager.

Email:    jobposting@lihc.on.ca

Mail:      659 Dundas Street, London, Ontario, N5W 2Z1

Fax:        (519) 642-1532

We are equal opportunity employers committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve.  Should you require accommodation in making an application please contact our office. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected to proceed in the competition will be contacted. 

To learn more about the Health Centre visit us online at www.lihc.on.ca, follow us on Twitter @HealthCentre or like us on Facebook – London InterCommunity Health Centre.