Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 23/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 42469

Reference: 42469

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Applications are invited from suitably qualified dietitians for a full time 12 month mat leave backfill Grade 2 dietitian. This position is responsible for the nutrition management of Nephrology patients across many areas of the Western Health renal service. Based at Sunshine Hospital, this will include acute inpatients under the nephrology unit and acute start dialysis patients. You will be involved in clinical care of dialysis dependent patients at Sunshine Hospital Chronic Dialysis Unit. You may be required to assist with other chronic dialysis units eg. Sunbury day hospital.

You will also be involved in renal outpatient clinics and home therapies together with management of a nephrologist led outpatient clinic and a nutrition led CKD clinic. In addition to this, you will be required to assist with other acute inpatient areas and supervise students.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic dietitian to join a cohesive and integrated team, committed to excellence in clinical practice, research and professional development.
Must have, or be currently eligible for, membership of Dietitians Association of Australia.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Have acute clinical experience

  • Have experience in managing renal patients

  • Highly desirable to have experience managing renal patients in a variety of settings such as acute, chronic dialysis units, home therapies, outpatients.

  • Highly desirable to have supervised students

  • Highly desirable to have participated in professional development in the area of renal nutrition

About Us

Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.


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Kathryn Pierce - 83456675