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Dietician, Greater St. Catharines Community Health Centre

St. Catharines, Ontario
Deadline July 26, 2010

The Greater St. Catharines Community Health Centre (GSCCHC), located in the heart of the Niagara Region, is dedicated to serving the homeless and under-housed, individuals with mental health and addictions, isolated seniors, sexual and gender diverse populations, at-risk children and youth, individuals with disabilities, and newcomers to Canada. A not-for-profit, interdisciplinary, health care organization, we are one of 21 new government funded community health centres. Our holistic model focuses on primary care, illness prevention, health promotion, community capacity building, and services integration.

With your skills, positive outlook and clinical expertise, you are a catalyst who will help support a new environment for residents who do not have a primary care provider and who commonly experience barriers to accessing healthcare and adequate nutrition.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team collaborating with physicians, Nurse Practitioners and other allied healthcare professionals. And, you can make a special contribution while enjoying the opportunity for continuous learning and career growth. The Dietician will provide client support along with community planning, developing, implementing and evaluating all nutritional programs.

Your qualifications include an undergraduate degree in food and nutrition. 3-5 years experience in a clinical counseling or community nutrition setting working with inter-disciplinary teams, preferably with diabetic experience. You are a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and possess a valid Ontario driver’s license. Access to reliable transportation and a Police Reference check are required.

If you enjoy being part of a team environment, and share our passion for providing a particularly innovative model of health care, send your cover letter and resume to HR@gscchc.com by July 26, 2010. Please include “Dietician” and your name in the subject line of your email.

Attention: Charmaine Smith, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator
Greater St. Catharines Community Health Centre

For a detailed job description, visit our website: http://www.greaterstcatharineschc.org.