Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll
  • 25-May-2023 to 30-Jun-2023 (PST)
  • Ingersoll, ON, CAN
  • 35.77-45.58 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Temporary Full Time

Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll is actively seeking applicants for a Registered Dietitian position. The Registered Dietitian provides professional nutrition support to the Diabetes Education program and promotes nutritional well-being to the patients, families, hospital team members and to the Community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide therapeutic nutritional assessment, nutritional counselling and appropriate follow-up for physician or self-referred out-patients, families and team members at the Diabetes Education Centre.
  • Provide Diabetes education including, but not limited to, self-monitoring of blood glucose, insulin and oral hypoglycemic agents titration, hypoglycemia treatment and prevention, etc., and appropriate follow up for physician and self-referred out-patients, families and team members at the Diabetes Education Centre.
  • Develop, revise and implement nutrition and health education programs and activities (i.e. Nutrition Month, Diabetes Month) in the Hospital and within the Community.
  • Provide support services to the Food Services Department.
  • Act as a mentor and educator for dietetic interns from various university programs.
  • Conduct bedside swallowing screens for referred in-patients.
  • Conduct bedside nutrition education and provide support for tube feeding for referred in-patients.
  • Successfully complete hospital certification programs required.
  • Participate fully in the College Quality Assurance program.
  • Responsible for continuing education in relevant areas.
  • Know and follow infection prevention and control / hand hygiene practices.
  • Contribute to patient safety by identifying and reporting patient safety hazards/risks.
  • Initiate and participate in Quality Improvement activities.
  • Collaborate with other team members.
  • Knowledgeable of the roles of other team members and recognizes their contributions.
  • Follow Hospital policies and procedures and those applicable to assigned duties;
  • Follow safe working practices and abiding by the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
  • Use sound judgement and awareness of potential hazards before acting;
  • Promptly report errors/events or situations of actual or potential event or harm;
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality;
  • Contribute to positive work life and physical environment.
  • Carry out duties in a way that embodies the mission, vision and values of providing a patient and family-centered experience and high quality care; and
  • Work cooperatively with fellow employees and management towards the achievement of the Hospitals' strategic priorities.


  • Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nutrition (or equivalent), with recognized internship from accredited facility.
  • Registered member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Eligible for membership with Dietitians of Canada.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator with the Canadian Diabetes Association Educator Section preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of patients and stakeholders.
  • High level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively within an inter-professional health care team.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, organizational and time management skills.

Other pertinent conditions:

  • Salary per the OPSEU collective agreement ($35.77 per hour to $45.58 per hour)

Applying to this Position:

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, the
Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll requires that all staff have received the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine
approved by Health Canada.

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for the above position, please click on APPLY NOW and submit a resume detailing your qualifications.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll (AHI) is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted by AHI regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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