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Registered Dietitian - Streetsville

JOB SUMMARY:
Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Streetsville is home to 118 residents and currently has an opening for a Temporary Part-Time Registered Dietitian (Contract/59 Hours per Month).
 
The Dietitian provides consultant services as they pertain to the clinical and therapeutic nutritional requirements of the residents of the assigned home areas.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES (But not limited to):
  • Comply with LTC legislation and complete a cyclical menu review, making modifications as necessary;
  • Provide the Director of Dietary Services/Food Service Supervisor with assistance in assessing the nutritional care needs of all residents within 14 days of admission;
  • Identify residents considered to be at high nutritional risk and determine the appropriate dietary interventions on the care plan, in consultation with nursing and dietary staff;
  • Monitor resident weights monthly and respond to needs as a result of notified changes;
  • Provide in-service education seminars for dietary and multidisciplinary staff on topics pertaining to food and nutritional care as requested;
  • Assist with corporate and facility specific policies and procedures;
  • Participate in facility committees, PAC and Dietitian meetings;
  • Document assessment findings, interventions and outcomes.
EDUCATION:
  • Member of College of Dietitians of Ontario.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of 2 year experience in long term care facility;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MOHLTC dietary and nutritional standards;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate interventions in nutritional care in a LTC setting, including but not limited to dementia, dysphasia, tube feeding, weight management, wound treatment, diabetes, renal disease, food allergies and intolerances;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct in-service education sessions;
  • Computer proficiency in word, email, web-based documentation systems, and internet use;
  • Excellent communication and demonstrated teamwork skills.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Julie Cavaliere
Manager of Dietary and Support Services
Fax: (905) 415-7623
Email: Julie.cavaliere@leisureworld.ca
Website: www.leisureworld.ca
 
Please quote the competition number RD STR 0415 in the subject line of your fax or email and include your salary expectation.
 
Please note that if hired, your employment with the Company will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to our Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.
 
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.
 
 
OUR VALUES
 
Respect    °    Passion    °    Teamwork    °    Responsibility   °   Growth
 
 
 
Deadline to Apply: Apr 27, 2015


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