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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: ( )

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.


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.