Dietitian - Diabetes at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Dietitian - Waikato Regional Diabetes Service
The details: Permanent Part Time - 24 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Dietitian to join our team in the Waikato Regional Diabetes Service as a clinical dietitian predominantly working with women with diabetes in pregnancy and some general dietetics working with people with Type 1 Diabetes.
About the role:
This position will be located at the Diabetes Service, 26 Clarence Street, Hamilton.
Hours and days of work will be negotiated with the successful applicant but clinic hours are Monday to Friday 0800 – 1630 hours. No public holidays or weekends.
Responsibilities of the role:
• Work within a multidisciplinary team, which includes Endocrinologist, Dietitians, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Registered Nurses, and in collaboration with the Obstetric Team at Waikato Women’s Hospital.
• Provide nutritional therapy and expertise, both in direct care delivery and in support of other staff in the management of women with diabetes in pregnancy and those with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes.
• Ensure a seamless pathway for women with diabetes in pregnancy into and out of the secondary / tertiary service.
• Research and audit, including participation in the development of standards of dietetic practice in diabetes in pregnancy.
Required skills & experience:
• Registration with the New Zealand Dietitian Board
• A current practising certificate
• Genuine interest in the management of diabetes
• A minimum of 2 years dietetic experience is preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Be a team person who is flexible, with a positive attitude
• Ability to effectively coordinate your own workload
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. Enquiries can be directed to: Vikki Lowe-Reid, CNM Diabetes, (07) 859 9180.
Application closing date: 30 May 2022
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|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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