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Dietitian / Nutritionist, Black Creek Community Health Centre

10 Month Temporary Full-Time, 35 hours / week - Maternity Leave Replacement

As a member of our multi-disciplinary team of primary health care providers and health promoters, the Dietitian / Nutritionist plans and directs the nutritional care of Centre clients and participates in community health education (groups and individuals) to promote health through better nutrition.


  • Perform nutritional assessments, develop client-focused nutritional plans, and provide health education / counselling and other clinical activities.
  • Develop and / or obtain nutritional education resources to meet the needs of the clients and the Centre.
  • Ensure appropriate, comprehensive treatment is delivered by maintaining client records and encountering client data, and by answering inquiries and directing clients or providing appropriate treatment within the safeguard of confidentiality.
  • Work with Centre staff to develop, implement and evaluate nutrition health promotion activities and new programs in the community by identifying health needs and increasing awareness of nutrition services.
  • Assess community nutrition needs and barriers to acquiring adequate nutrition.
  • Participate in team meetings and centre-wide community initiatives to improve access to adequate nutrition.
  • Maintain and enhance professional competencies through appropriate continuing education.
  • Assist in developing and revising protocols, procedures and policies as required by the Centre to improve client services.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director.


  • Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in nutrition care.
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills.
  • Minimum of three years post-internship experience in clinical counseling and community nutrition.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Commitment to and knowledge of community-based health care and resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications.
  • University degree in food and nutrition from a recognized university.
  • Completion of an accredited Dietitian Internship.
  • Membership with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Proficiency in a second language an asset.
  • A nice sense of humour wouldn't hurt.

Black Creek CHC is a client centred organization serving people with diverse backgrounds. We especially encourage candidates to apply who enjoy being part of a dynamic multicultural, multiracial community.

Salary Range:  $47,609 - $59,511.

Start Date: March 1, 2008 (negotiable)

Application Process: Please send your resume and detailed cover letter to: Cary Milner, Executive Director, Black Creek CHC, 2202 Jane Street, Unit 5, Toronto, ON M3M 1A4 by no later than February 15, 2008.

Please note:  only people invited for an interview will be contacted.