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Dietitian/Nutritionist

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Description of the work

Omicron's dietitians are experts in food and nutrition. They assess patients' nutritional status and develop individualized nutrition plans based on their needs. They plan, implement and supervise nutrition programs for patients in the clinic. They work closely with other health care professionals to ensure optimal patient follow-up.

Main tasks

Clinical dietitians/nutritionists

Omicron's dietitians are responsible for assessing the nutritional status of patients, identifying nutrition and swallowing problems. They determine the optimal feeding route for each patient and develop a nutritional treatment plan, which they implement and follow. Their goal is to maintain, restore or improve the nutritional and health status of patients. They work as an interdisciplinary team to ensure quality care, tailoring intervention strategies to the needs and abilities of each patient. They are also responsible for performing certain medical activities, such as prescribing substances and permanently removing a feeding tube.

Training and access conditions

Skills and characteristics

Essentials at the Omicron Clinic

Skills

The profession of dietitian or nutritionist requires a variety of skills to perform the job effectively. These skills include: information gathering, judgment and decision making, active listening, reading comprehension, science, outcome assessment, speaking, critical thinking, mathematics, coordination, teaching, writing, social perception, learning strategies, service orientation, complex problem solving, information processing, active learning, persuasion, systems analysis, negotiation, operations analysis, human resource management, time management, and systems evaluation.

Skills

The profession of dietitian/nutritionist also requires strong skills in reading comprehension, listening comprehension, writing, verbal skills, deductive reasoning, problem awareness, clarity of speech, organization of information, classification, originality, inductive reasoning, speech recognition, close vision, idea generation, selective attention, and basic numeracy to perform effectively. These skills are necessary to understand scientific studies, medical data, communicate effectively with patients and other health care professionals, develop individualized nutritional treatment plans, and monitor outcomes.

Knowledge and skills

In addition to technical skills related to nutrition and dietetics, the profession of dietitian/nutritionist also requires interpersonal and management skills to perform effectively. These skills include autonomy, the ability to influence and mobilize, bilingualism in oral and written French and English, knowledge of customer service and personal service, commitment, versatility, initiative, drive, creativity, and knowledge of education and training. These skills are essential for communicating effectively with patients, families and other health care professionals, managing client relationships and developing and delivering education and training programs.

Interests

In addition to technical skills related to nutrition and dietetics, and interpersonal and management skills, the dietetics/nutritionist profession also requires project management skills to effectively perform its work. These skills include the ability to lead, organize and manage, write, communicate and inform, monitor, advocate and secure, work with numbers, create, design, research, self-employ, assist or advise, enter, verify, sort and file data or information, test or trial, control processes, teach or educate, and care for or assist people. These skills are necessary to effectively manage nutrition and dietetics related projects, communicate effectively with patients, families and other health care professionals, manage client relationships, and develop and deliver education and training programs.

Personality profile (RIASEC)

Investigator

Omicron's nutrition professionals prefer to rely on theoretical knowledge before acting. They enjoy observing, analyzing and solving food and nutrition-related problems to provide the best care for their patients.

Social

Omicron Clinic's nutrition professionals prefer to connect with others, especially to entertain, assist or educate their patients in their nutritional health journey.

Entrepreneur

Omicron's nutrition professionals prefer to have more responsibility, influence others, and take on challenges to ensure optimal patient care and support in their nutritional health journey.

Equal opportunity

At Omicron Clinic, equal opportunity is one of our core values. We work every day to create a corporate culture that gives everyone the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Through our Equal Employment Opportunity Program, we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for positions, and where applicable, to identify themselves as members of the following groups: women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, aboriginal communities and persons with disabilities. Omicron Clinic adopts a broad and inclusive definition of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws and includes persons of sexual and gender diversity. Persons with disabilities may be accommodated in order to optimize their recruitment.