Career Opportunities

Ref #:886312

Specific Department and Program:Clinical Nutrition

Location:All Locations

Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Oct 14, 2021

Posting #: 2021-886312


Position: Diet Technician 

Department: Food Services - Clinical Nutrition

Status: Temporary Part-time for approx. 11 months (Must provide availability of up to 0.5 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Sunday - Various rotating; 6:30am-6:00pm and 8:00am-4:00pm; 8 and 12 hours shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Multi-site

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

This is what you'll be doing:

Provides nutritional care to low and moderate risk patients, as delegated by the Registered Dietitian. Collects, assesses inputs patient related information required by the Computrition software system to ensure the provision of patient specific meals consistent with diet order prescribed.  Acts as a liaison on behalf of the department with nursing units, patients and clinical dietitians in the provision of nutritional care.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Diet Technician or Food and Nutrition services diploma from an approved college and/or University degree in Human Nutrition
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)-or eligible
  • Clinical nutrition knowledge in the management of disease
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload independently and use good judgment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Computer and keyboarding skills (MS Office, Meditech or comparable software) -Mandatory
  • Familiar with Foodservice Diet Office Operating Systems (Computrition or comparable) -Preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment
  • Professionalism, accuracy and benevolent disposition
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Date Posted: October 14, 2021

Internal application deadline: October 21, 2021

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at  directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

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