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Registered Dietitian - Pediatrics
Temporary Regular Part Time
Food Services
Approx. End Date:
Monday to Friday
Non Union
Job Category:
Food and Dietietic Services
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Date Posted:
December 11, 2018
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Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service and award-winning hospital with a provincial mandate to deliver advanced diagnostic and treatment services. Recognized nationally and internationally for outstanding dedication to the delivery of safe, quality healthcare services and its commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant culture, Southlake has also received the highest possible designation from Accreditation Canada; one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award.

Job Summary

RD to cover acute pediatric inpatient floor, NICU (Level 2C), and pediatric outpatients. Case load can vary through the week and could include a variety of patients who need nutritional assessment, therapeutic diet modifications and diet teaching. Will include initiation, assessment and monitoring of enteral and parenteral care plans.


• Registered Dietitian in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
• Minimum of two years clinical nutrition experience in an acute care hospital preferred, pediatric experience required.
• Experience should include independently managing complex acute pediatric patients, including pediatric oncology patients.
• Ability to assess, initiate and manage pediatric enteral and parental nutrition care plans.
• Experience with pediatric outpatients and counseling on issues related to allergies, behavioural feeding issues, celiac disease, and reflux.
• Experience with donor milk for preterm infants.
• Good time management and works independently
• Demonstrates collaborative working relationships with interdisciplinary team members in both an ambulatory and in-patient environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, customer service and team, written and verbal communication skills.
• Supports and enables evidence-based practice in the professional milieu.
• Demonstrates a commitment to patient-centred care.
• Demonstrates critical thinking skills.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Word
• Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrated problem assessment skills
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrated individual leadership skills

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

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