Inglewood Care Centre | West, Vancouver | Part - Time
Your warm smile and gentle demeanour put residents at ease, creating an atmosphere of trust and comfort. You possess an innate ability to listen attentively, making every conversation with residents an opportunity to truly understand their needs and concerns. Your deep empathy allows you to navigate the complex emotional landscape of seniors with grace and sensitivity. Your wealth of knowledge and experience in dietetics and nutrition are evident in every interaction. You have a remarkable knack for simplifying complex dietary concepts and breaking them down into practical and actionable advice that residents can easily implement. Your genuine passion for promoting healthy lifestyles is contagious; you motivate residents to make positive changes in their eating habits with your unwavering enthusiasm. Despite the challenges and demands of your role, you maintain a lighthearted and cheerful disposition. Your sense of humour provides moments of levity and joy, creating a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere during group sessions and one-on-one consultations. Residents often look forward to their appointments with you, knowing that not only will they receive expert guidance but also be greeted with a friendly smile and a sprinkle of laughter. In addition to your technical skills, your exceptional organizational abilities allow you to effectively manage your caseload and ensure that every resident receives the personalized attention they deserve. You exhibit remarkable attention to detail, carefully considering individual dietary restrictions and preferences when designing meal plans. Your dedication and commitment to the well-being of the residents is unwavering, and you consistently go above and beyond to provide the highest level of care. You’ll hold a degree in dietetics or nutrition and have successfully completed an approved dietetic internship. You must also be a registered dietitian with a practising membership in the College of Dietitians of BC, with a requirement of "Restricted Activity A." Membership in the Dietitians of Canada is preferred. A minimum of two years of clinical experience in a residential care environment is preferred.
About The Role
Your responsibilities will include conducting nutritional assessments, ensuring ongoing follow-up, and offering professional guidance to the Food Services Department. You’ll embody the values of Baptist Housing and effectively model and promote them to team members and others. Additionally, you will create an environment that upholds the autonomy, independence, dignity, privacy, health, and wellness of our residents, aligning with our person-centred wellness model of care. You’ll be responsible for the optimal nutritional care of all residents through nutritional assessments, ongoing follow-up, and the provision of professional guidance to the Food Services Department. The position is part-time, and you’ll report to the administrator.
Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a Servant Leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We put the wellness of our residents first, in a person-centered approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.
About Our City
West Vancouver is to the northwest of the city of Vancouver on the northern side of English Bay and the southeast shore of Howe Sound, and is adjoined by the District of North Vancouver to its east. Situated on Taylor Way and Inglewood Avenue our Inglewood community is just moments down the road from Ambleside Park, Capilano Park and Capilano River Regional Park.
What You Receive
As a valued member of Baptist Housing, you will receive a competitive compensation package and have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our residents. We also promote a culture of continuous learning, work-life balance, and collaboration, ensuring that you have the support and resources you need to thrive in your role.
How To Apply
We invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Please submit your current resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Dietician" in the subject line explaining why you are interested in working at our Inglewood Community. We appreciate your interest in joining our team, and while we value all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Even if you are not contacted, we encourage you to apply for future openings that align with your qualifications. We wish you the best of luck in your search for meaningful employment!