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Nutritionist- Public Health, Region of Peel

Brampton, Ontario
Deadline October 14, 2009

File # 09-458
Health Services – Family Health

As an active member of the Family Health multidisciplinary team, you will review evidence and provincial/national guidelines to prepare briefings, position statements, and recommendations for nutrition related public health practice with the goal of influencing positive eating behaviors and healthy eating environments for optimal growth and development of children prenatal to 6 years old.  You will work within a multidisciplinary team, and with divisional/departmental colleagues, applying health promotion principles and evidence informed strategies to plan, develop, implement and evaluate policies, practices, resources and programs related to preconception health, prenatal health, breastfeeding, parenting practices for healthy eating to promote early childhood growth and development and the prevention of childhood obesity. You will consult with key stakeholders, the public, staff, community partners and other professionals in order to effectively meet Ontario Public Health Standards.  You will collaborate with other nutritionists across the department to proactively identify issues related to nutrition best practices, and provide analysis and recommendations to influence strategic initiatives and policy development.

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The position is located in Brampton and it closes on October 14, 2009.