Community Dietitians (x 2)
MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10. The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy. As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.
- This competition is open to all applicants; and
- Preference will be given to First Nation or other Indigenous applicants who possess the qualifications, knowledge and skills to meet the minimum suitability requirements as stated for the position
The Meadow Lake Tribal Council (MLTC) is seeking Registered Dietitians to fill two (2) term positions (one 1-year term and one 2-year term) Both positions have the possibility of being extended pending program needs and funding arrangements. These positions work as core members with the Community Health Programs. The Community Dietitians will work with a colleague Dietitian to promote protect and support nutritional health with MLTC First Nation members and staff through health promotion, education and primary and secondary prevention.
- The Community Dietitians will be members of the Dietitian Team and work closely with Meadow Lake First Nation members & staff, and the MLTC staff to provide up to date, accurate nutrition education information/in-service/workshops and resources.
- To plan, deliver and evaluate community nutrition programs for members of the 9 MLFN’s with a focus on prenatal health, diabetes and other chronic disease prevention, school nutrition and food security.
- To provide dietary counselling and current clinical nutrition information and education for the MLFN’s membership living on Reserves.
- To ensure delivery of nutrition services and program delivery.
- Be expected to take a lead role in promoting nutrition related activities in all program areas and act as a resource for First Nation and MLTC staff.
- Carry out program planning, evaluation and program reporting as needed.
- To support and facilitate chronic disease program management, prevention and education including nutrition support, screening assessments, documentation.
- Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and an approved Dietetic Internship, or equivalent.
- Eligible for membership in the Saskatchewan Dietitians Association.
- Board Certified Diabetes Educator would be an asset.
- Knowledge and understanding of MLTC and First Nation history, culture, and languages.
- Able to understand/speak Cree and/or Dene is considered a valuable asset.
- Demonstrate a high level of confidentiality, personal and professional integrity.
- A self-starter with the ability to initiate and carry out innovative programs with minimal supervision
- Self-directed, flexible and dependable with excellent interpersonal skills.
- Able to teach effectively in group and individual situations.
- Positive, healthy lifestyle and good role-model.
- Valid Driver’s Licence and willingness to travel extensively.
Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance (Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check), copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) most current professional supervisory references to:
Human Resources Department
8003 Flying Dust Reserve
MEADOW LAKE, SK S9X 1T8
Phone: (306) 236-5654 Fax: (306) 236-3509
For more information, please contact Millie Campbell, Community Health Programs Director @ (306) 236-5817. Also, visit the MLTC Website @ www.mltc.net
Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022
MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.