BC Ministry of Health

Burnaby, BC

Senior Tele-Dietitian - Provincial Nutrition Policy

Salary $66,200.03 - $75,658.71 annually

HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia. HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals. Core services include Navigation Services, Nursing Services, Dietitian & Physical Activity Services, Files, Directory Services, and the BC HealthGuide Handbook.

HealthLink BC is a transforming organization that will realize technological innovation and enhancement of current core services and an expansion and integration into other health-related initiatives that will promote improved wellness and health for the residents of British Columbia and other jurisdictions. HealthLink BC plays an integral role in health system redesign and Ministry of Health initiatives now and into the future.

The Provincial Nutrition Policy Service Dietitian delivers nutrition expertise and advanced practice consultation to health providers and the public, to develop awareness and adoption of nutrition regulations, policies and best practices related to healthy eating promotion and primary care nutrition across British Columbia. Service delivery channels include a combination of telephone, print, web, email, in person and approved social media channels. The Provincial Food & Nutrition Policy Service Area includes a Provincial Food Policy Service and a Primary Care Nutrition Policy Service.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered Dietitian, registered in good standing with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
  • Minimum of five (5) years recent experience relevant to the Provincial Food & Nutrition Policy Service Area including a minimum of two (2) years recent relevant experience as a Registered Dietitian, including by telephone.
  • Work experience in the area of clinical nutrition practice in acute care, ambulatory care, and primary care is required for the Primary Care Nutrition Policy Service.
  • Significant experience in applied research and in critical appraisal of scientific literature and in writing practice guidelines, reports and public and professional resources..
  • Computer experience with relevant software, i.e. electronic health records, nutrient analysis applications, MS Office, etc.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in program planning and policy development.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in collaborating with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience developing practice guidelines, reports and consumer education resources, and writing for public and health professionals.

To learn more, including how to apply online by July 16, 2017 please visit: