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Dietitian, Healthiest Babies, Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver, British Columbia
No deadline noted

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Job Title: Dietitian 2-Healthiest Babies
Work Site: Robert & Lily Lee Family CHC
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Start Date: As Soon as Possible to approx. July 31, 2013
Salary: $30.27 - $37.76 per hour
Hours: 0830-1715 (Mon-Fri/EDO)
Reference#: 050061

Job Summary:

The Dietitian provides nutrition and lifestyle counseling for at-risk pregnant women participating in the Healthiest Babies Possible regional pregnancy outreach program. As a member of an interdisciplinary and multicultural team, reporting to the Coordinator, Healthiest Babies Possible, visits participants in their homes to evaluate their nutrition/prenatal health needs and to develop a nutrition/prenatal health care plan responsive to their concerns and sensitive to their cultural and socio-economic situation. Will offer nutritional counseling support as participants work towards their goals, maintains participant records and exchanges information with other health professionals and community agencies as appropriate. Within the HBP team, acts as a resource for Support Workers, provides nutrition education sessions and participate in the training and evaluation of dietetic interns as assigned. Takes a leadership role in the development, organization and facilitation of participant pre and postpartum drop in groups, community kitchens, food security initiatives, such as the good food bag program, and special community events.

For the full posting and link to the online application, please visit http://works.workopolis.com/customers/vcha/search and choose "Nutrition" under job category.