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Grade 3 Dietitian Chronic Disease

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 19 days
    Published on 31 Jul 2020
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  • Job no: 29955
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Nutrition

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Grade 3 Dietitian
  • Alfred Hospital
  • Full Time Fixed Term Position (12 month maternity leave backfill commencing October)
  • Alfred Health’s Nutrition Department is seeking an outstanding senior clinical dietitian with experience in renal dietetics.

The Department
The Department of Renal Medicine at Alfred Health provides care across medical and surgical ward services, pre-dialysis assessment, and renal replacement therapies. The department offers haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis programs with an evolving emphasis on home-based therapies. The department of renal medicine also provides a comprehensive kidney transplantation service. There are also outpatient clinics at all three hospital campuses in Alfred Health.
 The Role
The Grade 3 Renal Dietitian will work as part of a team integrated into a multidisciplinary model of care to provide clinical nutrition services to the Renal Unit.  This includes services to inpatients and outpatients and satellite units on the Mornington Peninsula.  Care is also provided through the use of e-health and other technologies to facilitate or support patients in self-care. The Grade 3 Dietitian is also the team lead for dietitians working within chonic disease which is a large and varied portfolio of specialised medical services including acute inpatient and outpatient services.  S/he is responsible for the supervision and professional development of junior nutrition staff  in that team as well as the education of nutrition and dietetic students.
The Skills
Clinical expertise in the nutritional management of renal disease, strong leadership skills and a proven track record of co-ordination and implementation of quality initiatives in clinical nutrition are key aspects of this role. The Nutrition department has a proud history of research and there is opportunity to participate and/or undertake research projects.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Clinical expertise in nutrition in renal disease

An in-depth working knowledge of pathways of care for patients requiring renal replacement therapy including home based services

  • Experience in leading a team and supporting junior staff
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in nutrition education
  • Experience of continuous quality improvement and service development
  • At Least 7 years post-graduate experience
  • Eligibility for membership of DAA and APD credentialed is essential
  • Post graduate qualification or be progressing toward one
  • Full driving license 
     

Benefits

  • salary packaging,
  • onsite parking,
  • discounted private health insurance.
  • Close to shops and public transport.
  • Based in the Alfred Hospital, Prahan.
     

Enquiries:  
Professor Ibolya Nyulasi, Manager Nutrition Services
Phone: 0419 770 048
 

Alfred 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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Closes in 19 days - 23 Aug 2020
  • Published on 31 Jul 2020, 2:15 AM