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Nutrition Assistant Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   37 views
Job Details

About the role

The purpose of this role is to perform functions to support the Dietitian in providing optimal clinical care to patients including:

  • Ensuring appropriate menu choices are made,
  • Monitoring patient intake,
  • Assisting with the provision of therapeutic food and fluids including high protein and energy supplements and enteral feeds
  • Providing basic education, nutrition screening and delegated assessments as instructed by the Dietitian within local frameworks/guidelines.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork ability to work collaboratively as part of a team with a good understanding of your own scope of practice. Demonstrated ability to provide training to less experienced staff.
  • Compassion is patient / client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity in the delivery of patient services.
  • High Performance is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North Health's vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, works within scope of practice and seeks assistance when required. Works effectively to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers ( https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers )

Job ad reference number: RD465336

Close date: Thursday, 02 February 2023

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.