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Dietitian-Nutritionist for ACT EARLY PROGRAM

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2021 October 08

The Inuulitsivik Health Center (IHC), with more than 900 employees, is part of Quebec's Health and Social Services Network in the Nunavik region. It provides front-line health and social services, including prevention, assessment, diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation and support services, to the population of the Hudson Bay Territory, which is composed of approximately 7,000 people. In addition, it provides youth protection services and management, for the Nunavik region, of Ullivik, located in Dorval. The mission of the latter is to welcome Inuit people who need to receive health services in participating Montreal hospitals. The Inuit population is spread over seven communities along the Hudson Bay coast, from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Under the authority of the Hospital Services Coordinator, the individual assesses nutritional status; determines and implements an intervention strategy to adapt food according to needs to maintain or restore health; develops the required nutritional programs; and is responsible for the care and follow-up of users requiring nutritional intervention. The individual conducts a global assessment of the user's condition and determines the objectives of his or her intervention; decides on nutritional treatment and ensures client follow-up; participates in the development and adaptation of nutritional tools and acts as an expert advisor and support to co-workers in the institution. They design, implement and evaluate nutrition education programs tailored to individuals and the community. The nutritionist will have the mandate to be the reference point in nutrition for the ACT EARLY program and will have to collaborate with the multidisciplinary team and set up his/her role in this context. The care and support of pediatric patients with development  delay will be a major.



Must hold a bachelor's degree in Dietetics
Must be a member of the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec
Must have three (3) years of relevant experience (clients 0-100 years old)
Experience in public health and programming an asset
Experience with pediatric clients and development delay an asset
Essential bilingualism (French and English), knowledge of Inuktitut is an asset
Adaptability; autonomy
Capacity to plan and organize activities
Ability to establish a helping relationship; interpersonal skills
Knowledge of communication strategies; ability to lead groups
Ability to work in a team environment
Valid driver's license
Availability to travel to various Hudson Bay communities

Conditions and benefits

Permanent full time 
Hourly rate between 24,87$/hour and 43,06$/hour
Cargo allowance of 115,64$/week
Removal allowance of 191,93$/week without dependents or 338,29$/week with dependents
Retention allowance starting at 114,99$/week
Group Insurance
Furnished accommodation provided
Moving and storage expenses reimbursed by the Centre
Up to 16 weeks of leave per year

Any employee recruited in Quebec more than fifty (50) kilometers from the locality where they are called upon to perform their duties, will be entitled to annual outings and accommodation provided according to their status (transit or house to share if the situation requires it).

***Professionals who are currently working for the health and social services network may request a leave without pay from their institution to work in Nunavik (up to 48 months)***


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