Overview

 

Registered Dietician

Valley Manor
Location: Barry’s Bay, Ontario
Description:
Valley Manor is a dynamic and progressive, 90-bed long-term care home. Our not-for-profit, fully accredited facility offers quality nursing care in a friendly and welcoming environment. We are committed to the safety of our residents and compliance with the Fixing Long Term Care Act (FLTCA) legislation. Our mission is to empower every person to provide compassionate resident-centered care in a diverse family environment.

We are currently recruiting for a Registered Dietitian. This is a part-time position working 45 hours per month.

The Registered Dietician provides dietician support and has the following responsibilities:

  • Identify and monitor the levels of nutrition and hydration risk for all residents.
  • Complete scheduled RAI-MDS assessments. Assess nutritional status for all residents upon admission, annually, and when significant changes in status occur.
  • Prioritize and respond to dietary referrals in a timely manner.
  • Develop, evaluate, and modify nutritional care plans for all residents. Liaise with residents, family members, and/or substitute decision-makers and the interdisciplinary team when implementing dietary interventions.
  • Conduct swallowing assessments as needed.
  • Provide nutrition counselling and education to residents and family members and/or substitute decision-makers in line with supporting residents’ nutrition care.
  • Collaborate with the Food and Nutrition Manager to implement a pleasurable dining experience for residents.
  • Participate in care conferences and committee meetings as needed.
  • Review and approve seasonal menus and develop individualized menus for residents as needed.
  • Provide education and training to dietary and nursing staff to support home-specific policies and procedures as needed.
  • Participate in home-specific continuous quality improvement initiatives as needed.
Qualifications
  • A member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Must have liability insurance, TB testing, and a vulnerable sector police check
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to problem-solve
  • Experience in long-term care
  • Computer literacy – knowledge of computerized electronic medical records (EMR), Point Click Care programs

Assets:

  • Membership in Dietitians of Canada, gerontology network
  • An active member of the Canadian Society of Nutritional Management
Additional Information
We appreciate all responses, but only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Information
Kathy Innocente, Human Resources and Finance Coordinator
Valley Manor
PO Box 880, 88 Mintha Street,
Barry’s Bay, OntarioEmail: kathyinnocente@valleymanor.org
Website: www.valleymanor.org
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