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Mercy University Hospital

Senior Dietician

Mercy University Hospital

  • Cork
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent part-time
  • Updated 20/10/2017
  • Human Resources
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The post holder will be an integrated multidisciplinary team member, facilitating and delivering a comprehensive outpatient service to patients. The post holder will support and drive the integration of acute and community nutrition support services for upper GI patients


Responsibilities - The post holder will be responsible for;


  • The post holder will co-ordinate and deliver a nutrition outpatient service to upper GI patients.

  • The post holder will assess nutritional status and provide nutrition education for pre-op Upper GI patients.

  • The post holder will be responsible for follow up of patients on an outpatient basis after discharge.

  • The post holder will develop nutrition and nutrition related resources for staff and patient use.

  • The post holder will attend multidisciplinary team meetings as required.

  • The post holder will communicate and co-ordinate with community and acute hospital nutrition services in relation to this patient cohort.

    Eligibility Criteria - Candidates:

  • Possess a BSc degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics (University of Dublin) or possess a Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition from the College of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin.


  • Equivalent qualification (external university and colleges) validated by the Department of Health and Children, Ireland.

    In addition candidates should:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant clinical experience in an acute hospital setting

  • Current Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute Membership

  • Possess CORU  Registration


    Closing Date: 1pm October 20th 2017

    Candidates are requested to include a 400 word personal statement along with their CV

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