The STAR Family Health Team provides comprehensive primary health care services to two clinics in Stratford, and one clinic to serve Tavistock And Region (STAR). It consists of a dynamic forward-thinking group of family physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, mental health workers, dietitians, pharmacists, and a psychologist, all supported by a committed and experienced administrative staff. We are a fully computerized environment and offer competitive wage and benefit packages as well as a pension program. We strive to support excellence in practice and continuing education.
We are looking for a part-time Registered Dietitian to work collaboratively with all members of our multidisciplinary team.You will be located in Tavistock and provide client centered, goal-oriented assessment, teaching and counseling services to patients requiring assistance with nutritional management. The services of this dietitian are particularly important in the area of chronic disease management and prevention/health promotion.
Must have experience in group facilitation, diabetes, lipid and weight management and the ability to practice independently. Two years of experience in nutrition counseling is preferred. Required abilities include time management, flexibility and ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Knowledge and experience with Chronic Disease Management strategies, patient self -management and the Expanded Chronic Care model are required. Certification as a Diabetes Educator and/or Craving Change Facilitator would be an asset. An interest in diabetes management is essential. Experience in eating disorder management would also be an asset. Must be a member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, Dietitians of Canada and hold professional liability insurance.
Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 20 per week
Salary: $32.00-$35.64 per hour
- Day shift
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Tavistock, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Registered Dietitian: 1 year (preferred)
Work Location: One location
Application deadline: 2023-02-08