Registered Dietitian (contract) - Barrie & Community FHT (Barrie)

Registered Dietitian – 1 Year Contract

Organization Description The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors and an Administrative team. Our team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centred, team-based primary health care, which supports self management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services. Position Description Join an experienced group of Dietitians in this 1 year contract role. The Registered Dietitian will provide direct clinical services to the patients and programs of the Barrie & Community Family Health Team. Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver dietitian services to patients based on best-practice methods and evidence related to the role of the dietitian in the primary care setting
  • Provide service that is consistent with the Family Health Team’s priorities including assessment, communication, education, reporting and evaluation
  • Assist with the identification of needs and priorities as perceived by family physicians and other interdisciplinary professionals on the team
  • Maintain workplace measurement statistics as per MOHLTC requirements
  • Prepare standardized patient materials and resources as required
  • Provide education to other members of the interdisciplinary team as needed
Education, Skills and Requirements
  • University program in Foods and Nutrition or equivalent
  • Member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • General Certificate of Registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Membership with Dietitians of Canada preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in a Community and/or Primary Health Care setting
  • Experience in program development and evaluation an asset
  • Team player and positive team builder
  • Proficient in the use of computers and programs such as MS Office
How To Apply The BCFHT offers a competitive compensation package, opportunities to develop professionally in an environment that promotes teamwork, and a healthy work-life balance. Qualified applicants can forward their cover letter and resume to careers@bcfht.ca by Friday January 9, 2015. For more information on our team please visit our website at www.barriefht.ca/. The Barrie & Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and disabled persons.  Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per privacy legislation.  While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.