Dietitian (Fixed-term) - Christchurch Hospital

  • 0.6 FTE part time (24 hours) fixed-term (ending Feb 2020) position.
  • Current NZ Registration with the Dietitians Board.
  • Excellent communication skills

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Our team of dynamic and motivated Dietitians, based primarily at Christchurch Campus provides support to adult and patients across a range of clinical specialties including oncology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, respiratory, neurology, general medical, surgical wards and outpatients particular radiation oncology.

The Role: Where you fit in

As a New Zealand Registered Dietitian with a current NZ Practising Certificate, you’ll provide nutritional assessment, nutritional care plans and education to inpatients and outpatients, within the adult team. This exciting and challenging role will also capitalise on your passion for education as well as your ability to enthuse your patients and motivate real behaviour change. You’ll be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, liaising with health providers and you’ll be driven to ensure best health outcomes for people with nutrition related disorders.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, positive team player with a good mix of clinical experience and a desire to learn more. Working as part of a close-knit team, you will receive regular supervision and opportunities for professional development and you will also be encouraged to develop your skills and professional interests.  You’ll be self-motivated, organised and enjoy a challenge. Your relationships with your patients will be crucial to this role so your strong interpersonal and communication skills will shine out.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 235378

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 January 2019