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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22179
Position Title Dietitian Grade 2
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
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This fixed term, part time (0.4 EFT 2 days/week) position works alongside and shares the clinical caseload with another staff member who has returned in a part time capacity from Maternity Leave.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Dietitian to extend their skills and experience at a Grade 2 level and join the Dietetics team at Peninsula Health. Our dynamic team comprises of Dietitians working in multidisciplinary teams across Acute, Sub-acute, Ambulatory and Residential Aged Care settings.

Key Responsibilities
In this role you will work with the interdisciplinary team to deliver dietetic services to inpatients under a Geriatric Evaluation and Management model of care at our Mornington Centre site. Grade 2 Dietitians also have a leadership role through departmental representation, quality and research activities and involvement in student and staff supervision.

Peninsula Health Nutrition and Dietetics has a strong commitment to clinical excellence and research, mentors and support staff through regular clinical supervision and promotes ongoing professional development.

Peninsula Health staff are proud of their person centred approach, and live our values of Service, Integrity, Respect, Compassion and Excellence.

How to Apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration.

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

Selection Criteria Essential: Member or eligible for membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia
Essential: Member or eligible for membership of the Accredited Practicing Dietitian Program
Essential: Demonstrated participation in professional development.
Essential: Capability to supervise and mentor students and promote professional competence.
Essential: Ability to exhibit a degree of flexibility and time management with regard to workload and be an effective member of the interdisciplinary team.
Essential: Computer literate and holder of a current Drivers Licence.
Desirable: Experience in GEM / sub acute inpatient care and management
Desirable: Leadership skills.
Desirable: Demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of quality improvement projects.
Contact Person Karen Edis
Contact Number 0438381360
Contact Email kedis@phcn.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 27/07/2017
Position Description Dietitian Grade 2 TMC July 2016.pdf