Dietitian-Nutritionist (Allied Health) Townsville QLD This Expression of Interest collects a variety of information that will help the Townsville Hospital and Health Service identify potentially suitable applicants for future Dietitian-Nutritionist employment opportunities within the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics of a temporary full-time and part-time nature.
If deemed suitable your details will remain in the Clinical Talent Pool for a period of 12 months and you may be contacted further at the time an opportunity arises.
Further participation in other recruitment selection processes (for example written application and/or interview) to further assess suitability for appointment to a specific position may be required. Specialty skills will be assessed to determine eligibility for available positions. Applicants requiring visa sponsorship are unable to be considered at this time. Job Type: Temporary Position Type: Full-time,Part-time Location: Townsville region Contact Name: Jane Cairney Contact Number: 07 4433 2950 Closing... Date: 16-MAY-21
The Department of Dietetics and Nutrition is responsible for providing a comprehensive dietetic service to patients of the Townsville University Hospital and the remaining Townsville Hospital and Health Service including Palm Island, North Ward renal satellite unit and surrounding areas of North Queensland (via outreach renal services) An outreach service is also supplied to Charters Towers including The Charters Towers Hospital, Eventide Nursing Home and Charters Towers Rehabilitation Unit.
The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Nutrition and Dietetics and hold the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) credential Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and proof of APD status. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to commencement of clinical duties. For new graduates waiting conferment of qualifications, the candidate must provide proof from the university that the candidate has passed all academic requirements and is eligible to receive their degree. This position requires the incumbent to operate a C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle, as the position may be required to travel for outreach purposes. Proof of this endorsement must be provided before commencement of duty.
About the employer The Townsville Hospital and Health Service includes 18 hospital and community campuses and 2 aged care facilities; it covers an area roughly two and a half times the size of France and provides complex, high level services to more than 600,000 residents across a wide range of specialities.
The main hospital (TUH) facility is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital (the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland) and is the major teaching hospital for the James Cook University's schools of medicine, nursing and allied health and for the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Referrals are from across North Queensland, as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria and even overseas from Papua New Guinea.
Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.
About the location Townsville is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle Townsville offers stunning natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle... Townsville offers families, couples and individuals a place to call home.
Other information - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)
Roles that have a direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps are required to be immunised for Hepatitis B. Roles that have contact that would allow acquisition and/or transmission of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and pertussis, and have face to face contact with patients and/or work in a clinical area require evidence of immunisation of the aforementioned diseases.
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