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REGISTERED DIETITIAN  

Contract (Non-Bargaining Unit) Position – July 2021 to December 2021

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Black Creek Community Health Centre is a community based non-profit organization that provides primary health care and health promotion programs and services to community residents. BCCHC is seeking a Registered Dietitian for a Contract position from July 2021 – December 2021 to join our multi-disciplinary team. If you are interested in addressing individual, group and community health issues while working in a supportive environment and maintaining a positive work-life balance, you will be interested in joining our team. Please note that this position requires flexibility to work from any of our various service delivery sites including our two main locations at Sheridan Mall and Yorkgate Mall, and various locations across North York West, and North York Central.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Dietitian plans and directs the nutritional care of clients and participates in community health education (groups and individuals) to promote health through better nutrition. Reporting to the Senior Director of Primary Health Care, this position will involve work at various locations across North York West, and North York Central.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Perform nutritional assessments, develop client-focused nutritional plans, and provide health education/counselling and other clinical activities.
  • Develop and/or obtain nutritional education resources to meet the needs of the clients and the Centre.
  • Ensure appropriate, comprehensive treatment is delivered by maintaining client records and encountering client data, and by answering inquiries and directing clients or providing appropriate treatment within the safeguard of confidentiality.
  • Work with Centre staff to develop, implement and evaluate nutrition health promotion activities and new programs in the community by identifying health needs and increasing awareness of nutrition services.
  • Assess community nutrition needs and barriers to acquiring adequate nutrition as part of our food security initiative.
  • Participate in team meetings and centre-wide community initiatives to improve access to adequate nutrition.
  • Maintain and enhance professional competencies through appropriate continuing education.
  • Assist in developing and revising protocols, procedures and policies as required by the Centre to improve client services.
  • Handle other duties as assigned by their supervisor or designate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Extensive knowledge of and proficiency in nutrition care.
  • Excellent clinical assessment skills.
  • Experience in clinical counseling, community nutrition, harm reduction and food insecurity
  • Training in Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) an asset
  • Familiarity with scheduling and electronic health record keeping, preferable with Practice Solution Suite (PS Suite)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Commitment to and knowledge of community-based health care and resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications.
  • University degree in food and nutrition from a recognized university.
  • Completion of an accredited Dietitian Internship.
  • Membership with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, structural, environmental, and cultural issues on health.
  • Proficiency in a second language relevant to the community is an asset.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule (evenings, weekends) and at different locations.

 

Reports to: Senior Director, Primary Health Care

 

Please send application to hr1@bcchc.com

Application deadline: Wednesday June 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm.

‘‘Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.”

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Thank you for applying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Title:            Nurse Practitioner
Application deadline:  Monday June 7, 2021 by 5:00 pm.

 

Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner. Nurse Practitioners work as key members of our inter-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre. We are seeking a motivated NP to join our team and participate in the delivery of programs and services to community members. If you are interested in addressing individual, group and community health issues while working in a supportive environment and maintaining a positive work-life balance, you will be interested in joining our team. Please note that this position requires flexibility to work from any of our various service delivery sites including our two main locations at Sheridan Mall and Yorkgate Mall.

Job Summary:

The nurse practitioner will work within the interdisciplinary team at the centre to address individual and community health issues including providing holistic assessment of and care for patients and families with a focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class (NPs).
  • Make internal referrals to other BCCHC staff and programs as appropriate.
  • Facilitate referral of clients to specialist, hospital or community resources as appropriate.
  • Participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services to the client.
  • Ensure that standards of client care are maintained according to accepted College of Nurses standards, the Regulated Health Professions Act, and the policies of BCCHC.
  • Perform necessary back-up clinical functions for other nursing staff in their absence.
  • Familiarity with scheduling and electronic health record keeping, preferable with Practice Solution Suite (PS Suite)
  • Work collaboratively with health promotion team in the design and implementation of services and programs to address the social determinants of health.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Primary care nursing experience in a community, hospital or public health setting.
  • Experience in Sexual Health, women’s Health, Seniors Health/ Palliative care is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of infection control and preventative practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community- based health care.
  • Experience working with marginalized populations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills that include computer literacy.
  • Working at BCCHC’s multiple locations as well as working evenings and/or Saturdays is a requirement.
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset.

Reports to: Senior Manager, Health Promotion and Community Services

Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. Please note that only candidates selected to move forward in the recruitment process shall be contacted.

“Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.”

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Please send applications to hr1@bcchc.com and note that only candidates selected to move forward in the process shall be contacted.

Thank you for applying

 

 

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