WestCana is looking for strong, experienced Part-time, Contracted Dietician with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in various Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Mental Health Facilities around British Columbia.
Reviews menus and performs required audits as required
Observes the delivery of meals, checks food quality and advises Food Services to ensure all nutritional requirements of residents are met.
Develops documentation and reporting systems to maintain records and communication regarding nutritional assessments and compliance to therapeutic diet requirements and nutritional care plans including MDS (minimal data set) or PCC Point Click Care assessments of safe practice.
Provides clinical dietetic support to the multi-disciplinary care planning team by assessing residents' nutritional status and implementing nutritional care plans to meet those needs.
Conducts resident and family nutrition awareness session as scheduled.
Communicates any possible practices that will conserve and minimize overuse of products.
Dietician Must Haves:
Graduation with a University Degree in Clinical Food and Nutrition.
Member in good standing of the College of Dietitians and the Dietitians of Canada.
Completion of a 1-year Dietetic Internship Program.
Two years' recent, related experience.
Possession of Liability Insurance and Reserved Act A for tube feeding.
Holds and maintains Valid Food Safe Certificate Level 1.
Clear Criminal Record Check, including vulnerable sector, through the Ministry of Justice.
What WestCana will offer you:
A competitive salary.
Paid vacation and sick entitlement, as we believe in employees' well being.
A benefits package that includes Extended Health & Dental Care (Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, etc), Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
Internal opportunities at other locations within our company, since we believe in promoting from within.
A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.