Clinical Dietitian Allied Health Professional

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MidCentral District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Our Reference – Vacancy ID: 5386

Great opportunity for two Clinical Dietitians to join MidCentral DHB

We are seeking two positive and self-motivated experienced Dietitians (Paediatric and Adult) to join our friendly supportive Clinical Dietetic team here at MidCentral District Health Board.

The Clinical Dietitians work within the Multi-Disciplinary Teams and in partnership with individuals, whanau, communities in states of health and disease to support optimal health and well-being.  The service integrates and delivers dietetic assessment and advice across all specialty services in hospital inpatient wards, specialist outpatient clinics and community services.

The team work closely together and engage in co-ordinated regular professional development activities, peer support, clinical supervision and service development initiatives.  Such activities keep us busy, challenged, quality focused and updated.

The Paediatric role is a full time parental leave position for up to 12 months delivering care to our paediatric population.
The Adult role is a full time permanent position focusing on a range of specialties including Eating Disorders, Oncology, Surgical and Parenteral Nutrition.

Both positions are expected to provide services to where the need is required across the District Health Board and may be allocated to Palmerston North Hospital or other MDHB sites.

• Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics or Master of Dietetics degree; or Master of Science
(Nutrition and Dietetics) degree, or Master of Health Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics;  as recognised by the NZ Dietitians Registration Board.
• NZ Registered Dietitian with a current Annual Practising Certificate, with endorsement as Dietitian Prescriber.
• Experienced clinician – 3+ years in relevant clinical areas.
• Cultural awareness and understanding of health, disability and illness issues for Tamariki and their whānau.
• Effective interpersonal and communications skills and able to relate well with people of all ages and background.

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