Exciting Private Practice position for experienced or new graduate Dietitian in Northern NSW

Exciting Private Practice position for experienced or new graduate Dietitian in Northern NSW

Position: Dietitian – Maternity Leave Cover

Australian Dietitian is seeking a hard working and motivated dietitian to cover a maternity leave position located in Northern NSW. The casual position will commence in January 2018 for a minimum of 6 months with the option of becoming a job sharing arrangement.

The private practice has 5 clinic locations including Byron Bay, Ballina, Goonellabah, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah. Some clinics are weekly, fortnight and monthly with flexible hours in each location. Each clinic is established and receives referrals from local GP practices.

Your role will be to deliver face-to-face consultations for individuals and families and provide reports back to referring GPs. The client caseload is predominantly chronic disease management including weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal intestinal conditions, food intolerance and allergy etc.

Position Description Summary

  • Maternity leave cover for minimum of 6 months with the option of becoming a job sharing arrangement
  • Contractor with income based on a per-patient seen basis
  • Casual – 3 days a week
  • Provide services across 5 clinic locations – Byron Bay, Ballina, Goonellabah, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah
  • Flexible work hours in each location
  • Provide face-to-face consultations
  • Undertake non-client activity – attend case conferences and market services to local GPs as required
  • Administration provided in some clinic locations
  • Nutrition education resources for clients provided
  • Mentoring and support provided

Essential Criteria

  • Have a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Have a current provisional or full APD status with the DAA
  • The successful application will be required to have/apply for their own:
    • Australian Business Number (ABN)
    • Professional indemnity and liability insurance
    • Medicare Provider numbers for each practice location, including 
private health insurers
  • Have a current Drivers License and laptop computer
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver nutrition and dietetic services; face-to-face consultations involving nutrition education and counseling
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge of medical nutrition therapy across a range of clinical areas
  • Demonstrated excellent time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without supervision

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • Resume (including two professional references)
  • Response to each essential criteria (max 2 pages total)

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact:

Annie Hewitt: [email protected] 0439 488 557

Applications close November 3 2017. Early applications will be review as received. Interviews will commence ASAP.