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Clinical Dietitian

Requisition ID: 9226 

Position Number: 20016601

Posting End Date: June 20, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Clinical Nutrition HSC 

Job Stream: Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: 06/25/2018 

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 5.75 -7.75 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $29.422, $30.430, $31.560, $32.703, $33.911, $35.161, $36.549, $37.949, $39.402


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Position Overview

The incumbent is responsible for the provision and promotion of optimal nutritional care to clients according to professional Standards of Practice through the following responsibilities:


  • Client Care
  • Education (client, staff, students, etc.)
  • Quality
  • Professional Development
  • Research
  • Safety


  • Two years clinical nutrition experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Human Nutritional Sciences, dietetic or related area from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated required.
  • Graduate of a recognized dietetic internship program which has been accredited by Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) or planned practicum as requested by the College of Dietitians of Manitoba.


  • Must be a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba. 
  • Membership with the Dietitians of Canada (DC) is recommended.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the WRHA policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapies.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with various levels of personnel, both internally and externally and within an inter-disciplinary environment.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt readily to a changing environment and respond with initiative.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills including the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Must be able to function with minimum direction.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical analysis skills.
  • Ability to use professional judgment to adapt and apply evidenced based guidelines, protocols and professional standards of care to new and changing needs of others.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and behavior change process.
  • Ability to counsel and motivate others, as individuals and as a group.
  • General knowledge of food and nutrient analysis.
  • Ability to function in a computerized environment.
  • Practices within the professional standards and the ethical, legislative and legal parameters of the profession (e.g.  the act and code of ethics of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba).

Physical Requirements

  • Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
  • Must be able to work under stress and time constraints.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.
  • Must be able to travel to meetings (on-site and off-site).
  • May be occasionally required to work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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