Registered Dietitian (RD) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

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Two Rivers Family Health Team (TRFHT) is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) Registered Dietitian (RD) Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). The position is 5 days a week. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.

TRFHT provides primary health care including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention to a population of patients in the local community and surrounding area. TRFHT employs an interprofessional team of health care providers who work in a collaborative model of care.

POSITION SUMMARY:

TRFHT is looking for a dynamic Registered Dietitian, with experience working with diabetes in a clinic or outpatient setting to work with 21 family physicians and other health care practitioners in the Diabetes Education Program.

As a member of the Diabetes Education Program, the RD CDE will provide nutrition and diabetes education for the prevention and management of diabetes are per current practice guidelines. The RD CDE will assist patients in creating goals for self-management and developing an effective individualized self-management education plan. Using research-based diabetes information and with the support of the team the RD CDE will facilitate both group programs and individual sessions. The RD CDE will collaborate and communicate with physicians to evaluate patient progress and needs and will work with the team and independently in providing holistic approach to patient care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario (CDO) required
  • Current Certified Diabetes Educator certification preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in diabetes care and management
  • Previous experience working as a CDE with demonstrated leadership, program planning and networking skills preferred
  • Expertise using adult teaching and learning strategies in developing/delivering adult group education required
  • Excellent organization skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to identify nutrition problems, assess nutritional status of patients, develop nutrition care plans and evaluate/monitor effectiveness of nutrition interventions in relation to the management of diabetes
  • Possess excellent nutrition counselling skills, as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary health care team, but also be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency with computers and information technology

HOW TO APPLY:

Thank you for your interest in the Two Rivers Family Health Team. Two Rivers FHT supports Employment Equity initiatives and is an equal-opportunity employer. Two Rivers Family Health Team encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. If you require a specific accommodation during the application or interview stage, please contact our office.

Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.

Qualified applicants are asked to please complete the form below and attach their cover letter and resume.  While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE:  January 31, 2024

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