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Dietitian

Melbourne Metro, VIC

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Dietician/Nutritionist

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and experiencedDietitian(Grade 2)to join our Nutrition and Dietetics team, to fillavacancyresultingfrom internal staff movement.



  • Grade 2 Dietitian

  • Full time,fixed term, 29 November 2021 - 30 September 2022

  • Work allocation:leave cover,various clinicalareas

  • Location:All campuses(Austin, Repat, Talbot)


About the position


This position is suited to adietitian withat leastafew years’experiencewho can operate at Grade 2 level.The positionpurpose is to provideclinicalbackfillwhen stafftakeleave.


The person will be expected to workinall clinical areas(withtraining provided as needed), across all sites, although most of the work is usually at the Austin acute site due to the size of our team there (24 dietitians).Our clinical streamsare:specialist medicine, surgical/gastro/ICU, oncology, paediatrics and mental health, sub-acute careand rehab,andhome-based services.


The person will work under the direction of the Grade 4 operations lead, andon a daily basisunder the direction of an allocated team leader. They will participate in clinical supervision, department meetings and in department-wideactivities as directed.Weekend work may be included.


Refer to the position description for general information and selection criteria.


Candidates for this rolewillneed to demonstrate the following:



  • Significant experience in a tertiary hospital environment.

  • Experienceinarange of clinical areasand settings.

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.

  • Ability totake direction from senior staff.

  • Ability towork effectivelyin different teams/environments.


About the Nutrition and Dietetics Department


We have 35dietitians working across all three sites of Austin Health, in acute care, sub-acute care,rehabilitationand community programs. We function as one department and work in clinical teams in a supportive, friendly environment.Our work includesclinical services, research, qualityimprovement,food service liaison, staff and student education.


Eligibility


Candidates must be qualified to practice as a Dietitian in Australia, as recognised by the Dietitians Association of Australia, and meet the requirements of theAPDprogram.


How to apply


Written applications must be submitted on-line via the Austin Health Careers website. Documents required are:



  • Cover letter

  • Academic transcript/proof of dietetic qualification.

  • Resume/CV including minimum of two professional referees.

  • Evidence ofCOVID-10 vaccinationor medical exemption


Work with us!


Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted byAustin Healthand if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Job Ad Reference 40600
Date Listed 25 November 2021
ContactSofie Modulon
(03) 9496 3137
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