Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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Requisition ID: 338322

HR Posting Number: SOAH221418

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Souris

Site: Prairie Mountain Health

Work Location: Souris District Health Centre

Department / Unit: Nutrition Services

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MGEU

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.0

Anticipated Shift:Days

Daily Hours Worked:7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $30.837, $31.967, $33.055, $34.286, $35.529, $36.838, $38.199, $39.707, $41.227, $42.806

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Position Overview

Prairie Mountain Health (PMH)
is actively seeking a Registered Dietitian – Facility Based, to provide essential support to the Nutrition Services department at Souris District Health Centre in Souris, MB. This role reports to the Nutrition Services Manager.

Prairie Mountain Health

The Region covers a geographically large area, around 67,000 sq. kilometers. Prairie Mountain Health (PMH) employs over 7,500 employees who work together to improve the physical, mental, social, cultural and spiritual needs of individuals, families and communities in Western Manitoba.

Main Duties

  • Completes nutrition assessments.
  • Develops, monitors and revises nutrition care plans.
  • Provides nutrition education.
  • Keeps records as per standards established by the region/program.
  • Provides nutrition expertise for relevant program-specific procedures.
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings (e.g. Care Conferences, Clinical Rounds, and Discharge Planning).
  • Reports on relevant issues from clinical areas worked.
  • Shares area of knowledge and expertise with team.

  • Proven facility-based healthcare or clinical nutrition experience preferred.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Nutritional Sciences, dietetic, nutrition or related field such as food and nutritional science from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
  • Graduate of a recognized dietetic internship program (period of supervised practical training) which has been accredited by Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) or planned practicum as requested by the College of Dietitians of Manitoba.

  • Registration as Registered Dietitian (RD) with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba.
  • Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License, and access to a personal vehicle to provide service within Prairie Mountain Health.
  • Membership with the national association, Dietitians of Canada (DC) is voluntary.
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.
  • General knowledge of food and nutrient analysis.
  • 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.
Join us in making a difference in individuals’ lives through expert nutritional care.

Learn More about PMH & Nutrition Services:

  • Join Our Team at PMH – YouTube Recruitment Video
  • PMH Working in Nutrition Services – YouTube Recruitment Video
  • PMH Nutrition Services – YouTube Recruitment Video
This position is subject to a Criminal Records Check (including vulnerable sector), Adult Abuse Registry Check, and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any services charges incurred.

In order to be considered for the position, both internal and external applicants must submit a current resume with their application.

PMH has an Indigenous Human Resources initiative and is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people within all levels of our workforce. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify as being of Indigenous descent in their cover letter and/or within their application.

We thank all applicants who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Deadline: 16-04-2024

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