Dietitian – Regular Part Time

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  • Post Date: June 30, 2017
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Dietitian, Regular Part-Time (0.2)
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

The Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is one of the largest health service providers in eastern Ontario. Our goal is to connect people with the right care at the right time and in the right place. Every day, we help people find their way through Ontario’s health care system, understand their options and connect them to quality community-based health care and resources.

The Champlain CCAC has over 700 employees, representing a variety of health care professionals. We are recognized as one the National Capital Region’s Top Employers and have been awarded the Ontario Hospital Association’s Quality Healthcare Workplace Award – Platinum Level.

Home and community care is a rapidly growing sector of the health care field. Our organizational drive for continuous improvement, and the evolving nature of the health care sector, provides an environment where change is the norm.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Manager, Home and Community Care and in accordance with provincial and Champlain LHIN standards, legislation, policies and guidelines, the Dietician is responsible to provide direct dietetics services for Champlain LHIN clients, their families and caregivers. The Dietitian is responsible for completion of clients assessments, development of treatment plans; implementation, reassessment, and adjusts of treatment plans; and discharge planning including the provision of community resource information and referral.

The Dietitian is responsible for ensuring efficient and cost effective management of resources and quality service with automated information technology.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Identification and Engagement
• Promote optimum health and independence while providing direct services to clients within the context of a multidisciplinary team
• Establishes and develops a helping relationship with client and family, honoring the client’s values and preferences.
• Ensures that treatments are initiated with the informed consent of the client or substitute decision maker in accordance with the Health Care Consent Act.

Assessment
• Completes assessments of clients in a variety of treatment settings: and performs an analysis based on objective and subjective findings.
• Assesses risks and identifies the need for intervention and/or prevention strategies.

Goal Setting and Service Planning
• Establishes realistic, measurable and time limited treatment goals
• Ensures common understanding and participation by client and caregiver towards the achievement of treatment plan within defined time frames and criteria.

Accessing Resources and Linking
• Collaborates and partners with the networks of service providers.
• Facilitates the client’s access to appropriate community or alternate resources.

Service Implementation
• Provides direct treatment and/or support and teaching to informal caregivers, school
personnel and other health care professionals involved.
• Participates in case conferences when required and consults with other members of the health care team in fostering a holistic approach.

Discharge Planning
• Plans in collaboration with the client, family and care coordinator, for the termination of service
• Collaborates and negotiates with the client, family and other health care providers based on the needs identified and the achieved goals formulated throughout the case management process.
• Conducts discharges from service when client’s goals are achieved and/or when client no longer requires the service and/or redirects clients and families to alternative resources.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Degree in Foods and Nutrition or equivalent and registered with College of Dieticians of Ontario
• Requires at least 2 – 4 years related professional experience.

KNOWLEDGE:

• Knowledge of health care delivery system and community resources within the Champlain region;
• Medical conditions and cognitive/psychiatric disorders
• Client centered, multi-disciplinary team approach to client care
• Proficient in the use of computerized processes including the use of mobile (laptop) technology

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Demonstrates effective time management and organizational skills
• Effective decision-making and problem-solving in crisis situations
• Ability to negotiate and implement an effective goal-oriented, client-centered care plan
• Team player with ability to accept and adapt to change
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations
• Ability to organize daily workload in the presence of frequent interruptions
• A valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a motor vehicle are required.

Shift: One day per week between Monday and Friday. Specific day to be agreed upon by hiring manager and successful applicant.

Location: 1100 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke, ON

JOIN OUR TEAM of over 700 committed health care leaders and client-driven professionals! If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, take the first steps towards becoming a member of our dynamic team. All applications will be reviewed; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Champlain CCAC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in any aspects of the selection process.
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