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Position Title: Clinical Dietitian - Diabetes
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, 0.4 FTE
Date Posted: 18/05/2017
Application Closing Date: 05/06/2017 11PM
Job #: 054123
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Clinical Dietitan - Diabetes – Dietitian Outpatients

Dunedin Hospital


  • Fixed-term to 15.12.17
  • 0.4FTE (32 hours per fortnight)


We are excited to welcome applicants who are New Zealand Registered Dietitians to join the dietetic team at Dunedin Hospital, Southern District Health Board.  This is to fill a fixed term parental leave vacancy position with a focus on antenatal diabetes care.  This exciting and challenging role with lots of variety, will capitalise on your passion for dietetic care in the outpatient setting.  You will have a focus on improving health literacy and education, as well as your ability to enthuse your patients and motivate real behaviour change.  You’ll be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with health providers and you’ll be driven to ensure best health outcomes for people with diabetes.


You'll have clear and open communication skills that allow you to foster positive relationships with patients, whanau and the wider MDT.  We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic team player who is willing to take on new challenges and raise the profile for dietetics.  Ideally you will have 3 years recent clinical experience, including acute care, diabetes in pregnancy and diabetes complications care.


As a New Zealand Registered Dietitian, holding a current Annual Practicing Certificate with Dietitian Prescriber endorsement. You should also hold a full, clean drivers licence.


The Dunedin dietetic and diabetes teams are small, close knit dedicated teams of professionals with the same interests as you – “putting the patient at the centre of everything that they do”.  We offer supervision and ongoing professional development.


If you are self-motivated efficient and productive, able to prioritise and manage a busy case load and bring energy and enthusiasm, we would love to hear from you.


Closing Date: Monday, 5 June 2017


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Older Persons Health, Clinical Support and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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