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Dietitian Assistant(Tech Assist Grade 1)-Dietetics(Bowral Hospital)-Casual

NSW Statewide, NSW

Casual

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Health Worker

Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Technical Assistant Grade 1
Remuneration: $24.58 - 25.64 per hour
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ70405

 

Come and join the dynamic team environment at Bowral & District Hospital where you are encouraged to and contribute to our vision of innovative models of care.

If you are a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Dietitian Assistant with a strong desire to learn and teamwork environment, come join our team!

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop professionally with the team

 

South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.​

 

Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. The Transforming Your Experience Strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

 

 

Where you'll be working

 

Bowral & District Hospital (B&DH) is a major Rural Hospital which provides a wide range of services, including general medical, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, surgical, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, geriatric and emergency services.

Originally founded in 1889, Bowral & District Hospital has been serving the needs of its local population for over a hundred years. From a humble cottage hospital origin, the hospital has grown to a 94-bed facility offering a range of general and specialised services.

Part of the South Western Sydney Local Health District, Bowral has close links with a range of Sydney's teaching and referring hospitals including Liverpool, Fairfield, Bankstown and Campbelltown hospitals.

 
What you'll be doing

This position is part of the [insert facility, services or LGA] Nutrition & Dietetics Department.  The Dietitian Assistant assists in maintaining a high standard of nutritional care for all inpatients by obtaining and managing daily menu choices, interviewing patients for their food preference, supporting the Dietitians in monitoring of oral intake and liaising with Food Services on the day to day provision of meals to patients.

Selection Criteria

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition & Dietetics) or Certificate III AHA (Nutrition & Dietetics) or equivalent qualification or relevant recent experience working as a Dietitian Assistant in a hospital with a commitment to commence Certificate IV within 12 months.
  • Good current knowledge of nutrition and therapeutic diets
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and customer relations skills and experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the quality improvement process
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Good computer skills including experience using CBORD windows system
  • Knowledge and/or experience in malnutrition screening


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For role related queries or questions contact Elizabeth Cant on 4861 0151 or email Elizabeth.Cant@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 11/11/18

Interview Date Range: 12/11/18 - 16/11/18