Government of South Australia - Health, AR3.9

Temporary$31 - $38 an hour
Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre
Indicative Total Remuneration: $30.68 - $38.42 p/hr - AHP1; $40.65 - $47.40 p/hr - AHP2 + 25% leave loading - Casual
Stepping into a challenging and fast-paced health environment, this is an exceptional opportunity to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge set. Working with clients for improvements in health and wellbeing, you will be responsible for providing a nutrition and dietetic consultancy service to medical, nursing and allied health. The core focus of your role will encompass nutritional assessment, care and education of both inpatients and outpatients in assigned areas of the hospital which results in a contribution to the recovery and wellbeing of the patients. You will facilitate the dietetic management of patients according to their individual needs as part of their overall care and in accordance with evidence-based care. Working within a multidisciplinary setting, you will liaise with other staff about patients' nutritional needs.

It is essential that you hold a recognised qualification, and be eligible for full membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia. With sound knowledge and competency in dietetic assessment and treatment techniques, you will bring a good range of clinical skills having previously worked in clinical dietetics in an acute care setting. You will be a confident communicator, able to communicate both verbally and in written from and relate effectively with patients, health professionals and service staff. Bringing exceptional time management and organisation skills to effectively manage a caseload, you will be adaptable to unexpected situations and fluctuating workloads. For appointment at the AHP2 level, you must be able to demonstrate AHP2 level competencies including proven abilities in the provision of clinical management and treatment of a broad range of conditions combined with experience working with hospital food services systems.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 673204

673204 Dietitian - Casual Pool.pdf