Tuesday, December 13, 2016

We're Looking For RDs To Join Our Team! Deets Here

Our office, The Bariatric Medical Institute (BMI) in Ottawa, an inter-professional nutrition and weight management practice that includes a medical doctor, personal trainers, registered dietitians, a social worker, and clinical psychologist, is looking for full time and part-time/casual dietitians to join our professional and unique team.

We are looking for individuals who loves working with people & technology, are great at multi-tasking, are team players, thrive off of challenges and responsibility, and want to utilize their skills in making a dramatic, positive difference in people’s lives.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Collaboration with inter-professional team members.
  • One-on-one counseling sessions to motivate and help patients live the healthiest they can.
  • One-on-one counseling sessions with parents of children struggling with weight to help them navigate a healthy eating environment.
  • One-on-one counseling sessions to help prepare patients for bariatric surgery as well as post-surgery sessions to help patients ensure that they succeed.
  • Design individualized nutrition plans based on each individuals’ unique lifestyles, metabolic rates and dietary likes and dislikes.
  • Write for BMI’s different social media outlets: Website, blog, and monthly newsletter.
The skills you’ll need:
  • Exceptionally strong motivational counseling skills.
  • Must have excellent listening skills, empathetic and sensitive to patient’s needs. We do not ever utilize negative reinforcement in our counseling.
  • Able to adapt nutrition advice to recent scientific research with thoughtful critical appraisal.
  • Must be innovative and give patients realistic and helpful nutrition advice.
  • Positive and non-restrictive approach to weight management.
  • Comfortable giving presentations.
  • Possess sound professional judgment, initiative and enthusiasm.
  • Good time management skills and ability to organize.
  • Excellent computer skills, and comfort with social media
  • Strong cooking skills.
The requirements we’re looking for:
  • One year of clinical experience preferred (but if you're greener than that, but think you'd be a great fit, please apply)
  • Member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and in good standing.
  • Having obtained a Master's degree is preferred, although not required.
  • Previous experience working in weight management and childhood obesity is an asset.
  • Working with us you will have access to a full gym facility as well as shower and change rooms. Physical activity and healthy living are the primary focus of our work and therefore we view your active lifestyle as a great asset.
Because we are looking for the best candidates our wages are highly competitive.

If you're applying for a full-time position, know that medical and dental benefits are both parts of our package.

If you're applying for a part-time position, you will have a fixed number of hours, with future opportunities for full time employment.

Please send your interest and resumes to our jobs@bmimedical.ca account. Previous applicants welcome.

We look forward to meeting with you!