Position Details
Reference Number 18142
Position Title Grade 3 Permanent Part time Acute Clinical and Food Service Dietitian
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Directorate Directorate Continuing Care & Ambulatory Services
Division Allied Health Services
Location Northern Health (all campuses)
Award Classification 18 - Hosp Scientists - AK1 - DIETITIAN GR 3 YR 1
18 - Hosp Scientists - AK4 - DIETITIAN GR 3 YR 4
Salary (Fortnight) $0.00
Hours 69.92
Position Summary

Northern Health



Northern Health is a dynamic health service, providing vital public healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s northern suburbs and the surrounding regional communities. Our five campuses offer services to a vastly diverse community at all stages of life. A career in one of the Allied Health disciplines offers exceptional opportunities for personal and professional development. You will be supported by Senior Dietitians. Opportunities in research and clinical education are available through the Northern Health Allied Education and Research

This opportunity will suit applicants who are high performing and committed to evidence based practice and patient centred care. The Food Service Dietitian component of this role will be responsible for development, implementation and review of food service policies, procedures, standards, education and practice (including assisting with menu review and implementation).


The Acute Grade 3 Dietitian component of this role is accountable for providing quality client care through the application of competent clinical skills in assessment, planning, implementation of treatment and management of clients with acute medical conditions.  The role will promote best practice and demonstrate clinical leadership within the dietetics team at the Northern Hospital.  The role will ensure excellence in client care through the provision of education and supervision to grade 1 and grade 2 staff.  The role will also be responsible for the day to day workload allocations and dietetic service delivery and provide operational support to the Grade 4 Senior Clinical Dietitian.

To be successful in this role your key accountabilities will be to: 

  • Provide high, quality evidenced base clinical care (in the area of oncology and acute medical)
  • Seek to continuously evaluate and improve services
  • Demonstrate ability to be flexible in service delivery to adjust to the needs of the organisation

Northern Health sites include The Northern Hospital, Bundoora Extended Care Centre, Broadmeadows Hospital, Craigieburn Health Service and Kilmore District Hospital.


Further information regarding specific Allied Health Dietetic  Services can be found by following this link and selecting relevant discipline via the Northern Health website: 

Services | Northern Health


Enquiries can be made to Rachael Evans –Associate Director Nutrition and Dietetics, 0439 017 900


Northern Health Allied Health is committed to a culture of

Excellence | Active Contribution | Leading in Practice | Enquiry | Life Long Learning

Outstanding Healthcare. It’s better for everyone


Selection Criteria Essential: Must be current DAA accredited practicing dietitian or eligible for membership of DAA
Contact Person Rachael Evans
Contact Number 84052095
Alternate Contact Person Talya Cortinovis
Alternate Contact Number 84058665
Closing Date 17/03/2018
Position Description
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