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Diet Technician - Food Services - Clinical Nutrition - Halton Healthcare

  • Halton Healthcare Services Corporation
  • Oakville
  • 2019-01-10

Job Snapshot

Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Skilled Labour - Trades


Posting #: 2019-835867


Position: Diet Technician

Department: Food Services - Clinical Nutrition

Status: Temporary Part-time for approximately 14 months (provide availability up to 0.7 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Sunday - Days, 8 and 12 hours shifts (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville (May also work at Georgetown and Milton)

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.   We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you'll be doing:

Provides nutritional care to low and moderate risk patients, as delegated by the Registered Dietitian. Collects, assesses inputs patient related information required by the Computrition software system to ensure the provision of patient specific meals consistent with diet order prescribed.  Acts as a liaison on behalf of the department with nursing units, patients and clinical dietitians in the provision of nutritional care.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Diet Technician or Food and Nutrition services diploma from an approved college and/or University degree in Human Nutrition
  • Membership in the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)-or eligible
  • Clinical nutrition knowledge in the management of disease
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload independently and use good judgment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Computer and keyboarding skills (MS Office, Meditech or comparable software) -Mandatory
  • Familiar with Foodservice Diet Office Operating Systems (Computrition or comparable) -Preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment
  • Professionalism, accuracy and benevolent disposition
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Date Posted: January 10, 2019

Internal application deadline: January 17, 2019

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at  directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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