Registered Dietitian Maternal and Child
Toronto, Ontario, CA
10d ago

Position Profile

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. With the opening of our new facility, North America’s first fully digital hospital, on October 18, 2015, the future is very exciting for our people and programs.

And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team : people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-

focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Casual Registered Dietitian to join our Maternal & Child team.

Reporting Relationship : Manager, Paediatrics & NICU

Hours of Work : Days / Evenings, primarily Wednesdays

Hiring Salary Range : $34.89 - 42.41

Responsibilities :

  • Completing nutrition assessment and developing / implementing a nutrition care plan for neonatal patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Completing nutritional assessments and developing / implementing a nutrition care plan for failure to thrive, feeding, behavioral eating disorders, obesity and other nutrition related conditions in an in and outpatient setting
  • Assessing, teaching and counselling in-patient and out patient Obstetrical clients.
  • Participating in the development, selection, planning and execution of educational programs
  • Liaising with members of the health care team, internally and externally, to meet specialized needs of the nutritionally-
  • compromised Neonatal and Paediatric patients

  • Providing appropriate assessment and treatment of referred paediatric patients / clients within the Maternal and Child program.
  • Clinical supervision of clinical nutrition students / interns.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Food and Nutrition.
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Completion of an internship program and a member (or eligibility to become a member) of the Dietitians of Canada.
  • 1-2 years clinical experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in Paediatric Nutrition required.
  • Experience in a Level II or III NICU environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Paediatric principles and trends in Paediatric clinical nutrition and gastroenterology.
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical nutrition principles and evidence based nutrition practice
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to encourage, support and motivate patients and / or their families from a multi-cultural community.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience in enteral and parenteral nutrition support required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to cultivate and maintain mutually supportive working relationships with other members of the health care team
  • Computer skills
  • A positive attendance and discipline record
  • Why Humber? Why Now?

    Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-

    quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals.

    People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

    We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

    Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes.

    After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community .

    This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position.

    However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Information contained in this job posting / description is subject to change.

    Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation.

    By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today.

    We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.

    We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

    Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

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