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Nutricia Care Dietitian, 12 month FTC

  • Posted: 7 Oct 2021
  • Medical & Health Affairs
  • Munster and Connaught.
  • Ireland

About the job

We are looking for a Munster or Connaught field based dietitian with the option for some remote working

 

The Nutricia Care Dietitian will be responsible for ensuring the provision of dietetic services to Nutricia Care partner nursing homes on their allocated territory in line with the Nutricia Care Business Strategy including the following:

  • To conduct dietetic assessments and develop care plans for nursing home residents who have been referred to the Nutricia Care Service
  • To triage all referrals in the allocated territory and ensure that residents are reviewed within a clinically appropriate timeline
  • To provide nutritional and technical support and advice on the Nutricia product range to health care professionals (HCPs) and their patients
  • To support nursing homes to deliver best nutritional care to their residents e.g. via conducting training with staff in nursing homes
  • Building relationships with a wide range of HCPs in the community including nursing home nurses, practice nurses, GPs, and community dietitians
  • Liaising with territory partners to manage relationships with key stakeholders and HCPs in the region
  • To collaborate with dietitians in the Medical Affairs Department to develop support materials and resources for HCPs
  • To deliver projects as a member of the Nutricia Care Dietetic and HCP teams to drive innovative clinical solutions to Nutricia Care nursing homes.
  • To undertake continuous professional development as a member of the Nutricia Care Dietetic Team

About you

The ideal candidate will have

  • Registered Dietitian status approved by CORU
  • A minimum of 6 months clinical experience
  • Full driving license
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The successful candidate will

  • Be able to establish trust and credibility with health care professionals
  • Demonstrate a teamwork approach and an ability to foster collaboration across functions as well as within the dietetic team
  • Have a friendly and outgoing personality
  • Have the ability to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team 
  • Have strong time management, organisational and planning skills
  • Analytical capabilities, able to decompose a problem and build from ground up and use insights to develop a solution
  • Positive, future-oriented perspective, challenging established paradigms and driving for action
  • Growth mindset, sharing and receiving knowledge and looking for personal development beyond existing resources
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office

 

Stakeholders

Internal

  • Colleagues within the dietetic team responsible for delivering nutrition support to Nutricia Care nursing home residents.
  • An active member of the Nutricia Care project team(s), working closely with other field-based colleagues in Sales, Speech & Language Therapy, and Tissue Viability Nursing teams as well those involved in coordinating the operations and development of the HCP service.
  • Promote good cross functional relationships with Medical Affairs, Sales, Marketing, Regulatory and Customer Service Teams involved in Nutricia Care service provision and development.

 

External

  • Nursing home residents who are referred to the Nutricia Care dietetic service.
  • Nutricia Care customers including Nursing Home healthcare managers (DON/ADONs) and non-HCP managers.
  • All HCPs involved in the nutritional care of nursing home residents – staff nurses, catering, GPs, AHPs.
  • Nursing Home professional bodies and their representatives.

About us

 

Hours of Work: Full time with some flexibility

Salary: Competitive salary, with benefits, discretionary performance pay and flexible working hours.

Travel: Munster or Connaught field based role covering residential care facilities.  Company car provided.  Location is flexible though occasional travel to the Nutricia office in Dublin will be required.

Reporting to: Nutricia Care Dietetic Team lead / Senior Dietitian

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Welcome