Dietician

July 7 2024
Expected expiry date: July 26 2024
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Health, Medical,
Kelowna, BC | Victoria, BC • Full time

*We have the following opportuities available: 

Kelowna: Full time 

Victoria: Casual 

This position entails one day a week, with the potential for additional hours. You'll also be tasked with covering vacation shifts when needed.

The Opportunity

At Baptist Housing, every day is an opportunity for you to help our seniors experience life well in supportive communities. As a member of our team, you can experience a fulfilling career while working in a collaborative environment where support for you is prioritized. As the Dietician, you ensure optimal nutritional care for all residents by conducting assessments, providing ongoing follow-up, and offering professional guidance to the Food Services Department.

Requirements

  • Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition and a graduate of an approved Dietetic Internship.
  • Registered Dietician with a practicing membership in the College of Dieticians of BC
  • “Restricted Activity A” required
  • Membership in the Dieticians of Canada is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in a Residential Care environment

About The Role

As the Dietician, you play a pivotal role in developing, implementing, and evaluating residents’ nutritional requirements and service provision. You ensure compliance with regulations and standards, oversee menu planning, and provide consultation on nutrition-related matters. By leading quality improvement initiatives, you promote person-centred care and serve as a role model for the Wellness Model. Your responsibilities include maintaining confidentiality, participating in various meetings and training, and fostering positive relationships among residents, team members, and community partners. By upholding health and safety standards, you demonstrate safe practices, identify hazards, and ensure compliance with infection control policies.

About You

Your warm smile and gentle demeanour create an atmosphere of trust and comfort, putting residents at ease from the moment they meet you. With an innate ability to listen attentively, every conversation becomes an opportunity to truly understand the needs and concerns of those you serve. Your deep empathy allows you to navigate the complex emotions of seniors with grace and sensitivity, fostering connections built on genuine understanding. Your wealth of knowledge and experience in dietetics and nutrition shines through in every interaction, as you effortlessly simplify complex concepts into actionable advice. Your genuine passion for promoting healthy lifestyles is contagious, motivating residents to embrace positive changes with enthusiasm. Despite the demands of your role, your lighthearted disposition brings joy and laughter to group sessions and consultations alike. Residents eagerly anticipate their appointments with you, knowing they'll not only receive expert guidance but also be greeted with a friendly smile and a sprinkle of humor. Alongside your technical skills, your exceptional organizational abilities ensure every resident receives personalized attention, with careful consideration given to individual preferences and dietary needs.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation ranges from $40.75 - $50.87. You will be welcomed into a warm and supportive work environment where you can thrive both personally and professionally.

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to over 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, independent living, and home support in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first in a person centred approach. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values.  We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship Pacific Baptist churches.

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