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Dietitian - Northern Adelaide Geriatric Service

Adelaide Metro, SA

Part Time

$93,843 - $108,556


  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Modbury Hospital, Modbury - Aged Care, Rehabilitation and Palliative Care
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $93,843 - $108,556 p.a (pro-rata) - AHP2;
  • Temporary Part-Time - Up Until 31 October 2022

An exciting opportunity exists for an AHP2 Dietitian to join a newly formed service within the Northern Geriatrics in the Home Team (GITH). The Dietitian will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team, medical and nursing staff focusing on hospital avoidance and care in-place for clients residing in Residential Aged Care Facilities. The Dietitian is responsible to the Advanced Nurse Unit Manager for the provision assessment and treatment services for inpatients and outpatients of NALHN which aims to optimise health outcomes. The incumbent will rotate through a series of clinical services.

The Dietitian participates as member of the Geriatric team within the broader Northern Adelaide Geriatric service. Optimal care and outcomes is ensured by providing a comprehensive range of services to patients receiving in-patient hospital substitution services in their own home.

The Dietitian works in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team and applies clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge and professional competence to effectively plan and provide therapeutic interventions based on patient goals. This may involve consultation and liaison with the team, other professional disciplines and external organisations.

The Dietitian (AHP2) works under limited direct supervision clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experience therapists, allied health assistants and students.

The Dietitian must work towards and meet the State wide Generic Core Competencies Framework.

To be eligible for this position you must hold theAppropriate Degree of equivalent qualification which eligibility for full membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torrens Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 794068

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Job Ad Reference 794068
Date Listed 13 May 2022