Position Details
Reference Number 33910
Position Title Grade 2 Dietitian
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Nutrition and Dietetics
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary
  • 30.4 hours a week (Fixed term 0.8EFT until June 2019, then reducing to 0.6EFT until 1st September 2019)
  • Desire  to contribute to excellence in clinical care in the areas of gastroenterology, critical care and nutrition support
  • Great location in Clayton Victoria

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash Medical Centre are part of the multidisplinary team providing a comprehensive range of specialist surgical, medical, allied health and mental health services.  Dietitians deliver services to inpatients, speciality outpatient clinical and dedicated dietetic led clinics. There are professional links with Dietitians working in all services across Monash Health bed based and community/ ambulatory based services.

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager, Nutrition and Dietetics, Monash Medical Centre and Moorabbin Hospital, this role works collaboratively with the Nutrition and Dietetics Team at Monash Medical Centre and more broadly across Monash Health, and as part of the multidisciplinary teams on the wards. The Dietitian will contribute and drive excellence in quality nutrition and dietetic care to ensure the current and future needs of our patients and their families are met.

Our Grade 2 Clinician’s possess excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within an inter-professional team and a demonstrated commitment to evidence-based and best practice. 

  • Deliver and drive Monash Health vision of excellence and commitment to patient centred care principles
  • Work closely with colleagues to provide streamlined services across campuses and ambulatory services
  • Located at Monash Medical Centre in Clayton, Victoria.

About you

  • You are an innovative and dynamic clinician with several years of clinical experience at either Grade 1 or Grade 2 level in acute inpatient services.
  • You have clinical experience in gastroenterology and/or critical care and nutrition support.
  • You have keen interest in providing evidence-based clinical care in support of best outcomes for younger and older people in inpatient acute care.
  • You are keen to instigate and/or participate in research activities.

What’s on offer?

  • Well supported by large team of clinical dietitians and allied health professionals both at Monash Medical Centre and across Monash Health as a whole.
  • Joining a large healthcare organisation, you can set yourself up for future career progress through the learning, development and varied experiences you will have with us.
  • Access to professional development opportunities, as well as our extensive curriculum of in house training.
  • Salary packaging opportunities

What you need

  • Proven clinical experience in acute inpatient care.
  • Clinical reasoning skills and commitment to best practice and readiness to be a clinical leader.
  • Experience in clinical supervision of dietitians and student dietitians in a clinical setting.
  • Knowledge and experience working closely within an multidisciplinary team
  • Eligibility for full membership as a Dietitian of the Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Relevant original or certified copies of education certificates
  • 2 clinical referees
  • Tell us how you have delivered on two (2) of the capabilities listed in the Position Description. (200 words per capability) 
  • Current Drivers Licence

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.

Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check.  As part of our selection process, you may be invited by e-mail to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Contact Person
Andrea Elliott Manager, Nutrition and Dietetics 0432558500 andrea.elliott@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 19/07/2018
Proposed End Date 01/09/2019
Position Documents
Grade 2 Dietitian Dietitian Grade 2_February 2018.pdf
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