Dietitian (2023-1303)

Calgary, AB
Glenmore Park – RCTP 1 East /
Temporary Part-Time /
On-site
Here’s your chance to be a part of our story!  Carewest is one of Calgary’s leaders in exceptional care and we are looking for passionate helpers to join our team.

At Carewest, our mission is to support all clients in maintaining their quality of life as they transition through their health care journey. Our core values of Caring, Relationships, Excellence, Accountability and Teamwork guide how we provide care to those who need it the most.
 
With a strong focus on delivering quality care & safety to our residents & clients we strive to attract innovative thinkers looking for a rewarding career.
 
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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Client Service Manager, this position, as part of the interdisciplinary team is responsible for completing comprehensive client assessments considering both client safety and nutritional needs. Key responsibilities include; using comprehensive clinical assessment skill and standard screening/assessment tools to determine appropriate texture and/or therapeutic diet to meet client needs and nutritional requirements. This position develops client care plans that incorporate input from interdisciplinary team members, the client and current clinical knowledge and best practices. In keeping with Carewest policies and practices and Professional College of standards practices, this position is responsible for documenting and maintaining all aspects of nutritional care in a timely and accurate manner. Responsible for other related duties as required.


Program summary: Enhanced Regional Community Transition Program (ERCTP) – a short-stay restorative care program that supports medically stable adults who do not need an acute-care level of service, but may require additional assessment, recuperation, and therapy before returning to the community.



Position Details:
Temp End Date: Nov 29, 2024
Bi-weekly Hours: 60.00
FTE: 0.77
Shift: Days
Shift Times: M-Th 0745-1500; Fr 0745-1145
Union: HSAA
Rate of Pay: $ 39.48 - $ 52.50

Qualifications & Experience:

    •  Graduation from a recognized degree program in Foods and Nutrition;
    • Completion of recognized internship program
    • Registration with the College of Dietitians of Alberta required; Registration with Dietitians of Canada an asset
    • Experience as a Clinical Dietitian in a clinical and/or continuing care setting is required.
    • Experience working with the following programs: Filemaker, MealSuite and Epic is required.
    • Understand and worked with the AHS diet guidelines
About Carewest:
We select dedicated people just like you to care for our clients, those who offer compassion, knowledge and commitment to the treatment, progress, outcomes and lives of our clients. We are motivated to employ individuals who are passionate about what they do and, are naturally driven to uphold our client-centered approach, contribute to best-practice solutions and a desire to take their careers to the next level within Carewest.

We are one of Canada’s largest public healthcare providers of complex continuing care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and a wide variety of community programs for both seniors and others requiring specialized care. With 13 locations across Calgary and a team of over 3000 employees, we offer a diverse, interdisciplinary, and expert community of health care professionals. Our innovative practices allow for optimal opportunities to learn, grow, and excel with us.

Successful applicants not currently working for Carewest will need to provide a suitable police records check and vulnerable sector screen. Successful applicants may need to provide immunization records for positions in certain environments. Carewest is an equal opportunity employer and values the diversity of the people and communities we serve. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. For more information on Carewest, please visit our website at carewest.ca.