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Registered Dietitian - Victoria Manor

POSITION:
Registered Dietitian
STATUS:
Full-Time
DEPARTMENT:
Resident Care
DIVISION:
Long Term Care
LOCATION:
Victoria Manor
CITY:
Lindsay, ON
DATE POSTED:
Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014
DEADLINE TO APPLY:
Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
COMPETITION NUMBER:
RD VM 0814
CONTACT EMAIL:
julie.cavaliere@leisureworld.ca
Location:  Victoria Manor
Term:  Contract (83 Hours/Month)

JOB SUMMARY:

Ontario Long-Term Care Providers currently has an opening for a Contract Registered Dietitian.  The Registered Dietitian is responsible for consulting on all aspects of nutritional care and home specific menu issues.
 
As a valued member of the team, the Registered Dietitian demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates residents’ nutritional care in collaboration with the Director of Dietary Services/Food Services Supervisor (FSS) and Executive Director.
  • Determines nutritional screening/profile requirements to identify level of nutritional risk.
  • Provides nutritional assessments, reassessments and nutritional care plans for residents at nutritional risk.
  • Interprets and individualizes resident’s regular, modified and therapeutic diets and supplemental feedings.
  • Participates in and makes recommendations at care reviews by providing verbal or written input or by delegation to the food service supervisor.
  • Assessment and monitoring of tube feedings.
  • Develops and conducts education programs for dietary and nursing staff, as required.
  • Participates in PAC.
  • Leisureworld is a 24/7 operation, flexibility to work a variety of shifts as required operationally.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Registered Member in good standing of the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Member in good standing of the Dietitians of Canada.
  • Minimum one year experience in a health care setting.
  • Knowledge of computerized long term care documentation programs an asset.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited Food and Nutrition University Program.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Julie Cavaliere
Manager of Dietary and Support Services
Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation
400 Applewood Crescent, Suite 110
Vaughan, ON  L4K 0C3
Fax: (905) 695-2940
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
 
Please quote the competition number RD VM 0814 in the subject line of your fax or email and include your salary expectation.
 
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.  Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.
 
 
OUR VALUES
 
Respect    °    Commitment    °    Teamwork    °    Communication   °   Learning
 
Deadline to Apply: Sep 02, 2014


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