OverviewSt Vincent’s Melbourne, Victoria Grade 2 Dietitian – GI Surgery Full Time in Fitzroy VIC
St Vincent’s Melbourne, Victoria
Branch Fitzroy VIC AU
Grade 2 Dietitian – GI Surgery
SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation,…
•Full Time, Fixed Term position (matenity leave cover until February 2018)
•Excellent benefits including salary packaging
About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia’s leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department
The Nutrition Department provides a quality service to all areas of St Vincent’s including acute and sub-acute in patients, outpatients, St Georges Health Service, Caritas Christi Hospice and the Residential Care Facilities. The Nutrition Department is a core placement site for the clinical supervision of Nutrition and Dietetic students and provides comprehensive clinical teaching placements.
The Nutrition Department at St Vincent’s is a highly regarded, progressive and enthusiastic team. We are a core placement site for clinical supervision of nutrition and dietetic students and have several research interests.
About the Role
You are an experienced APD with proven clinical, organisational and communication skills for this maternity leave replacement position commencing in May 2017.
You will be responsible for the delivery of high quality nutrition services to assigned inpatient units at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. You will provide these services at the highest clinical standard and will be delivered in a cost effective and efficient manner in accordance with the strategic direction of the Nutrition Department and St. Vincent’s, ensuring that client’s needs are met and they receive ‘the right treatment in the right place at the right time’.
•Management of a busy GI surgical caseload across inpatient and outpatient settings
•Assess, treat and manage clients throughout the continuum of care in the most appropriate location, based on the client’s needs
•Provide appropriate, timely and effective clinical management to all patients through assessment, treatment / management, re-evaluation, documentation, team liaison and discharge planning
•Maintain current knowledge and skills in clinical best practice of clinical units assigned
•Establish, develop and maintain strong and positive working relationships within relevent care teams, referral sources, participating agencies and other service providers
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
•Qualifications providing eligibility for full membership of DAA and the APD program
•Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
•Minimum of two (2) years’ post-graduate experience in a relevant field of clinical dietetics
•Highly developed skills of prioritising, organising, planning and problem solving
•Highly developed interpersonal skills that incorporate the qualities of excellent communication and leadership
•Employee Assistance Program
•Staff Health Centre
•Staff Car Park
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fitzroy, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-15