Consultant ACC Dietitian

Independent Contractor, part-time

Location:

  • In-home community visits within, but not limited to, South and East Auckland
  • Own premises
  • ABC Nutrition clinic, Grey Lynn, Auckland, if required

Reports to (role):

  • The Director, ABC Nutrition Ltd
  • The Clinical Service Manager, as required
  • The Quality Manager, as required 

Main purpose:

  • To independently run in-home community visits as part of various ACC contracts
  • To manage a clinical caseload successfully, balancing the delivery of clinical best practice to clients with funder requirements and meeting the performance targets required by the business
  • To support ABC Nutrition Ltd, as required

Key accountabilities:

  • The delivery of nutrition services as allocated by ABC Nutrition Ltd

Hours:

  • Part-time casual contract position
  • Flexible hours which will vary depending on the amount of work available 

Key competencies:

Experience/Qualifications

Essential

  • Must be a NZ Registered Dietitian with a current Annual Practising Certificate
  • Must be a paid member of Dietitians New Zealand
  • Must have Professional Indemnity Insurance

 

Preferred

  • Experience in the management of clients with Traumatic Brain Injury, and/or Spinal Cord Injury, and/or complex orthopaedic injuries and/or related psycho-social dysfunction
  • Skilled at assessment and rehabilitation in neurological disorders, and/or community rehabilitation and/or pain management, and/or mental health, and/or vocational work
  • Recent learning and development of new clinical skills

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences
  • Good PC skills accompanied by a good working knowledge of Microsoft word processing and basic spreadsheet software
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new skills quickly and effectively

Preferred

  • Knowledge of standardised assessments and outcome measures used in rehabilitation practice
  • Knowledge of ACC legislation/insurers as purchaser of services
  • Knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori and experience working with kaupapa Māori services

Attributes/behaviours

Essential

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team when necessary
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload appropriately and efficiently
  • Holds a current NZ Drivers Licence
  • Strong customer focus
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, committed to sound clinical practice and professional development
  • Flexible, enjoys learning and developing new skills, interested in following up new opportunities
  • Focused on continuous improvement in the workplace
  • Reflects on practices, learns from case outcomes and from experiences

If this sounds like you, please send a copy of your C.V and a short video about yourself to angela@abcnutrition.co.nz