Dietitian – Grade 2, Acute & ICU
ABOUT THE ROLE: This is an exciting opportunity to join our supportive and friendly Dietetics Department and an expanding public health service that is committed to ensuring high quality, evidence-based, person-centred, safe and effective patient care. This is a new position and will be joining a rapidly expanding Allied Health team to provide a service to the newly opened ICU and acute medical and surgical wards. •Grade 2 Dietitian, Permanent Part-time 0.
4EFT •Based at Werribee Mercy Hospital •Working closely with the multidisciplinary teams across ICU and acute services •Strong emphasis on undertaking and leading quality, innovation and research activities; and actively contributing to the clinical education and support of the allied health team. 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.
•Strong, clinical skills and experience relevant for ICU and acute Dietetics. •Proven highly effective clinical leadership capabilities. •Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication skills and practices with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
•High level working knowledge of current evidence based practices and a commitment to continuous quality improvement, clinical research and professional development of self and others •Enthusiastic, flexible, dedicated, team-oriented ABOUT US: Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital is currently undergoing significant expansion with a number of exciting capital projects currently underway, including an $85 million State Government funded redevelopment that will deliver a new critical care unit and take the total number of beds to 298.
Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community. Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services. Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.
WHAT WE OFFER: •Values driven culture •Salary packaging benefits •Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development •Camp Australia School Holiday Program •Thrive Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be •Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance •Fully funded childcare referral service To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage....