Registered Dietitian (contract) - Guelph FHT (Guleph)

Registered Dietitian

The Guelph Family Health Team is an innovative health care home that inspires excellence in performance from all our staff and patients through leadership in professional, comprehensive and compassionate care.  Our mission is to champion the development and delivery of high quality collaborative health care that informs and assists our patients to make decisions that maximize their wellness potential. Our team is currently looking for creative, caring and enthusiastic professionals to work with family physicians and their staff, expanding collaborative primary health care in Guelph.  Approx. 16 month Full-time Contract Position: (Now – Approx. October 2016) Job Description: The Dietitian will function in close collaboration with physicians and allied health care professionals of the team. As a vital member of the patient focused team the RD will provide clinical services in conjunction with all health care professionals.  The role will focus on seeing a diverse caseload, chronic disease management and prevention/health promotion in a primary care setting with a goal to assist individuals, families, groups and our community at large. The role will be focused on both the provision of direct patient care as well as assisting in the development/implementation of programs, resources and community linkages. Qualifications:
  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Experience developing and implementing nutrition care plans
  • Demonstrated teaching ability, case coordination and consultation skills
  • Interest, experience and aptitude for research
  • Knowledge of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and related conditions
  • Experience with program planning and evaluation
  • Effective verbal and written skills
  • Advanced decision making, problem identification and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work as a team in a rapidly changing/evolving environment
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and information technology
  • Preceptor for Dietitian students
  • Craving Change (TM) Certification is an asset
Please forward your resumes to: Human Resources via e-mail: resumes@guelphfht.com, by May 15, 2015.