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April

Dietitian

MERCY HEALTH - Werribee, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Health Independence Program (HIP) at Werribee Mercy Hospital specialises in best practice in-centre and home based programs to help clients living within the Wyndham catchment improve their health and achieve their rehabilitation goals. HIP consists of five services, including Complex Care, Community Based Rehabilitation, specialist clinics: Falls and Balance and Continence and Residential InReach.

In this role you will support the Health Independence Program team in managing clients at nutritional risk by completing nutrition assessments and providing interventions to community based clients for a wide range of chronic health conditions. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and have the confidence to manage a busy and growing workload

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

  • 45.6hrs (0.6EFT), permanent part time 
  • Located at Werribee Mercy Hospital/Health Independence Program (HIP)
  • Assessment and managment of nutrinional needs of clients attending HIP
  • Sound Knowledge of primary health care issues
  • Working collaboratively with the team to promote a culture of client centred care with continuous feedback
  • Foster an environment which encourages relationships and communication between external organisations, within the team and with client/ carer

ABOUT YOU:

  • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Master of Dietetics or equivalent qualification.
  • Eligible for membership to the Dietitians Association of Australia and APD status.
  • Current Full Victorian (or equivalent) Drivers Licence
  • Strong, relevant clinical skills and 2 years’ experience in sub-acute/ community setting
  • Previous experience in supervising Dietetic students (Desirable)

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect. 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details

  • Bernadette Mulcahy, Care Coordinator
  • Bmulcahy@mercy.com.au, 8754 3800

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