- Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders Medical Centre
- $29.93 - $36.73 per hour + 25% leave loading – AHP1; $38.77 - $44.89 per hour + 25% leave loading – AHP2 – Casual
You will be responsible for all aspects of nutritional care of patients, including dietetic assessment and diagnosis, consultation, intervention and review, and education. You will also be involved in liaison with community agencies, organisation of appropriate resources, and management of patient discharge. Exercising clinical judgement when assessing treatment priorities and formulating nutritional care plans, you will ensure all dietary advice is tailored to the individual, taking into account the complexity of physiological, sociological and psychological factors. Working as part of the health team, you will collaborate with medical, nursing, allied health and food service staff to ensure nutritional care plans are appropriately implemented. As part of your role, you will also be involved in quality improvement and professional development activities. If appointed at the AHP1 level, you will have a clinical supervisor providing supervision to support your dietetic and nutrition practice and to support your performance and development.
You will hold an appropriate degree or an equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). With demonstrated experience in the provision of nutritional assessment, care, counselling and education services, you will be confident in delivering nutrition support to patients in an acute care setting. You must possess good planning skills and the ability to adapt to unexpected situations and fluctuating workloads. Committed to working as a team member, you will utilise your sound written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with people from a diverse range of backgrounds. Flexibility to work across a 7 day period if required.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 609798