Registered Dietician – OakMed FHT (Oakville)

Registered Dietician – OakMed Family Health Team

Full-time 40 hours per week

The OakMed Family Health Team (OFHT) provides collaborative, interdisciplinary, comprehensive primary health care to a population of patients in the Oakville area.  The FHT is committed to compassionate, patient-centered care emphasizing illness prevention, chronic disease management, harm reduction and health promotion.  This position requires excellent clinical skills, an ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and strong interpersonal skills to work with patients, interdisciplinary health care providers and physicians.  The hours of work will normally be Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm.  Some occasional evening work is required.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Plan, deliver, and evaluate dietician programming and partnership initiatives. Educational programming may include: group teaching, individual counselling, and other initiatives

Develop nutrition care plans based upon comprehensive needs assessment.

Develop and evaluate nutritional resources and counselling materials.

Apply motivational strategies to facilitate behavior change related to nutrtion, food choices, and eating behaviours to optimize health.

Maintain accurate, concise and confidential electronic medical record documentation.

Participate in meetings and educational sessions with other multi-disciplinary team members.

Perform other duties as assigned in the interest of efficient operations OakMed.

Collection of data as required for statistical/ reporting purposes.


Qualifications and Competencies:

Current registration/membership with the College of Dietitians of Ontario

Experience working in a primary care setting is an asset

Demonstrated group facilitation skills

Experience with quality improvement initiatives in clinical and health promotion settings

Experience in applying evidence – informed best practices and clinical practice guidelines

Experience working within a complex chronic disease framework (multiple comorbidities, polypharmacy)

Experience with outreach and community-based health care for marginalized populations would be an asset

Ability to adapt quickly to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

Proven participatory work style; ability to work independently and with a team.

Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment.

High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Keen to take initiative when appropriate.

Exercises good judgement.

Ability to learn and work with EMR (Electronic Medical Records) system. (Knowledge of TELUS PS Suite an asset).

Oakmed FHT offers a competitive salary and benefit package as set out by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Please send your resume to Mr. Steven Sheldrick, Executive Director via email to

To apply, please send CV to Steve Sheldrick, Executive Director:

231 Oak Park Blvd., Suite 110, Oakville, ON L6H 7S8