Diabetes Dietitian - Nutrition and Dietetics at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Full time (1.0 FTE) and part time positions available (0.5 FTE permanent with option of a 0.2 fixed term parental leave cover until January 2024)
- Join an experienced and passionate team of healthcare professionals and expand your specialist expertise!
- Diabetes specialist experience is preferred, and current NZ Registration with the Dietitians Board is essential
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Nutrition and Dietetics are seeking a NZ Registered Dietitian to join the team on the Christchurch Health Campus. Working closely with patients with complex diabetes requires sound knowledge, skill and experience.
This exciting and challenging role will capitalise on your passion for education as well as your ability to enthuse your patients and motivate real behaviour change. You - ll be working in an outpatient setting predominantly, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, liaising with specialist health providers and you - ll be driven to ensure best health outcomes for people to live well with diabetes.
In this role, you will be responsible for providing nutritional assessment and education to patients with diabetes including gestational diabetes, both one on one and in education groups as well as by telehealth. You will have a high level of results-driven principles of practice and will be a team-player with a willingness to operate as an educational resource for health professionals, building partnerships with practitioners and patients supporting their self-management successes and challenges.
Ko wai koe | About You;
Your skills will include:
- Confidence and skills in presenting to both patient groups, and health professionals alike;
- Skilled ability to engage with people in a variety of settings;
- Preferably experience with both type 1 and type 2 patients, including diabetes technology and an appreciation of gestational diabetes, along with an understanding of partnership integration models shared between primary care, outpatients - services and hospital based systems;
- Knowledge of and commitment to progressing diabetes dietitian specialist skills against the NZ National Integrated Knowledge, Skills and Career Framework for Diabetes Dietitians 2016
- Current NZ Registration is essential, would consider a new graduate.
We are looking for self-motivated dietitian who enjoys a challenge, enjoys innovation and applies health improvement models to practice.
Mō mātou | About Us
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.
Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health New Zealand]
When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here.
For additional information about this role please contact Jenny Bailey, Recruitment Partner on email@example.com
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The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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