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Registered Dietitian

The Opportunity: Registered Dietitian – Temporary

Posting Date: April 11, 2024

Is responsible for the provision and management of cost-effective Dietetic care to individuals and/or families in the community. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by Carefor and the provincial regulatory body (CDO) for the Dietitian. Is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation, and counseling of clients and their families in the community by developing a Client Care Plan for each Client in accordance with the Client Service Plan and in consultation with the Client and, if applicable, the Caregiver; providing Dietetic Interventions to Clients in accordance with the Client Care Plan; handling and caring for Equipment and Supplies relating to the delivery of Dietetic Services at the Service Delivery Location; communicating with the CCAC through the maintenance of Client Records; developing a teaching plan that will enable the Client to achieve the Care Plan Goals.

Who we are: Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Please visit https://www.careforconnect.ca for more information.
Job Description
  • What You Will Do:
    • Schedules service providers for client visits in areas assigned by manager
    • Provides work schedules to staff that meet client needs and maximize continuity of care.
    • Keeps up to date with daily changes such as staff availability, changes in client service
    • authorizations and/or care plans
    • Ensures client and service provider information is accurate and up to date in the
    • scheduling database
    • Provides timely information, through the use of communication technology (telephone,
    • fax, e-mail, voicemail), to field staff, services providers, co-workers, Managers and
    • Supervisors, clients and customers
    • Verifies visit confirmations from field staff and processes in a timely manner to be
    • processed by the billing department
    • Verifies payroll information for field staff in a timely manner ensuring accuracy of hours,
    • mileage, stats and premiums.
    • Contacts LHIN regarding discrepancies in frequency, authorization for extra visits or not
    • seen/ not found visits, extensions to planned review dates
    • Works collaboratively as part of a team willing to assist others and mentor new staff
    • Contributes to the principles of customer-focused service and continuous quality
    • improvement
    • Functions and completes all duties in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety
    • legislation, regulations, and Carefor policies, procedures, and standards
  • Qualifications
    • Registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
    • BSc
    • Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use
    • 3 to 5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
  • You will make an impact by

    Experience:

    • Experience in community health preferred
    • Current certification in CPR (recommended)

    Skills:

    • Observation
    • Independent assessment
    • Health teaching
    • Communication
    • Interpersonal relationship building
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team
    • Bilingual (English/French) preferred
  • What We Have to Offer You
    • Competitive base salary
    • Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible Shifts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Professional development opportunities
    • A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Salary: $40.66-$46.70 per hour

    Flexible Language Requirement: French not required

    Schedule: 8-hour shift,Day shift

    Work Location: In person

About us:

Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.

Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.

Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.

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