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Dietitian - Senior (Mental Health)

Metro South, QLD

Permanent

$55.22 - $59.42 p.h.

Dietician/Nutritionist

Redland Hospital's Nutrition and Dietetics Department are looking for an experienced senior Dietitian to join their team. You will deliver high quality evidenced based Nutrition and Dietetic clinical services to patients/consumers within a highly functioning multidisciplinary team.

Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. 

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to deliver Senior Dietitian services to the adult Mental Health inpatient unit at Redland Hospital.

This includes:

  • Delivering high quality evidenced based Nutrition and Dietetic clinical services to patients/consumers within a highly functioning multidisciplinary team.
  • Contribution to the advancement of quality Nutrition and Dietetic services and optimal patient care, through provision of service development, quality improvement, and clinical education.
  • Participating in and assisting with the development of relevant quality and research initiatives in conjunction with the senior staff.
  • To provide supervision and training to less experienced (HP3) clinicians, students and to Nutrition Assistants (NA's).

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics department provides comprehensive clinical dietetic services for inpatients and outpatients within Bayside Health Service.  This includes nutrition risk screening, nutrition assessment, intervention and support for inpatients, and both group and individual counselling of outpatients.  The department also provides a home enteral nutrition service.  The department works with food services to ensure the provision of high-quality therapeutic patient centred menus.  The department has 8.1 FTE Dietitians and 3.73 FTE Nutrition Assistants. 

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our ICARE² values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team

 

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position

Documents

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Job Ad Reference QLD-MS08380627
Date Listed 21 July 2021
ContactRachel Stoney
(07) 3488 3229
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