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Registered Dietitian, Northumberland Family Health Team

Cobourg, Ontario
Deadline July 3, 2012

Maternity Leave Contract
1 Year – Full-time
Maternity Leave Term: August 27, 2012 – August 20, 2013
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Location: Cobourg, Ontario    

The Northumberland Family Health Team (21 physicians) is seeking a dynamic team player to join a new, innovative primary health care team. The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is a primary care organization based on a collaborative interdisciplinary model emphasizing health promotion and prevention and chronic disease management.

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, your primary role will be to provide nutritional assessments, counselling and education to individuals and groups. The registered dietitian acts as a resource to, and works in collaboration with the members of the NFHT as well as the patients and their families.


  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nutrition or equivalent, required
  • Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, required
  • Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Knowledge of chronic disease self-management principles
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, coaching, educational and counselling skills
  • Experience in assessment and counselling in a primary care setting is an asset
  • Experience in program development, facilitation and evaluation
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and EMR systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume by July 3rd  to Tracy West at  The Northumberland Family Health Team thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.