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Public Health Dietitian

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Job Title: Public Health Dietitian
Work Site: Sheway - Vancouver
Status: Temporary Part Time - End Date: August 2018 (0.4)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $32.39 - $40.40 per hour
Hours: Thursday & Friday 0830-1630
Reference#: 096396-kwe


JOB SUMMARY:

Working within the context of public health and public health nutrition and the visions/values of Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver Community Health Services, the Public Health Dietitian in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team and utilizing a population health approach, plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates nutrition initiatives for the community and relevant school populations that are directed towards health promotion and disease prevention. Supports food security strategies by providing consistent, reliable, evidence based nutrition assessment and nutrition consultation to a select population group experiencing food shortages, hunger, social isolation and poverty. Creates supportive environments that promote healthy eating and active living behaviours. Participates in local, provincial and/or national committees that advocate for nutrition policies for various target groups or food security issues.

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The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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