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Clinical Dietitian

Requisition ID: 343231   

Competition #: AH-23-111

Position Control #: : 880-71445-R308-99

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Morden

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Gladstone Health Centre and Area

Department / Unit: Nutrition and Food Services  

Job Stream: Clinical  

Union: MGEU

Anticipated Start Date - ASAP

FTE: 0.5  

Anticipated Shift:  : Days, Evenings and Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hour shifts

Salary: As per MGEU Prof Tech Collective Agreement




Position Summary: The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing accurate, timely and appropriate nutrition assessment, management and support for clients and communities in Southern Health-Santé Sud. The Clinical Dietitian applies nutrition and dietetic theory, key knowledge and critical thinking skills to strive to improve the health of clients and residents of Southern HealthSanté Sud.

The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud. This position is based out of Gladstone Health Centre, supports Third Crossing Manor, MacGregor Health Centre, Lions Prairie Manor and Douglas Campbell Lodge.

• Bachelor degree with major in Nutrition Sciences or Human Ecology or equivalent

• Active registration with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba • Current Food Handler Training Certificate Level 1 or equivalent Food Sanitation course within 6 months of hire

• Membership with Dietitians of Canada recommended Knowledge of the Manitoba Long Term Care Standards

• Knowledge of behavior change counselling and client focused approaches and strategies

• Knowledge of motivational interviewing techniques

• Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Dietitian or in a nutrition related profession

• Demonstrated ability to function effectively within a collaborative health care team

• Demonstrated organizational, communication and leadership skills

• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required

• Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job

• Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums

• Good work and attendance record


Conditions of Employment:
• Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate.

• All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.

• Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00


This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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