Dietitians for COVID-19 Service Areas

locationHalifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

atNova Scotia Health Authority

Job Description:

Req ID: 103781
Company: Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
Department: COVID-19 Response
Type of Employment: Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours), Long Assignment Part-Time (1-99%), and Long Assignment Full-time (100%) for approximately 12 months with possibility of extension

Location: Various Sites and Community Based Locations throughout Nova Scotia
Union Status: Based on Bargaining Unit & Constituent Union
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled

About Us

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

NSH employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an NSH role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today or check out and see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

  • License, or eligible for license, with Nova Scotia Dietetic Association (NSDA)

Please ensure your resume includes all relevant education, experience,

training and certifications.

Salary and Incentives

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with respective NSH collective agreements.

Opportunities may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.


Opportunities are available in the following designations/FTE:

  • Casual Relief (No guarantee of hours)
  • Long Assignment Part-Time (1-99%)
  • Long Assignment Full-Time (100%)

You will be asked to specify your work commitment preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now >>'.

Shifts may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Service Areas

Opportunities are available in the following service areas:

  • Assessment/Testing Centres
  • Long Term Care/Continuing Care/publicly funded health care entities*
  • Regional Care Unit*
  • COVID-19 Inpatient Units
You will be asked to specify your service area preferences in the screening questions that follow once you click 'Apply now >>'.

  • If you select 'Long Term Care/Continuing Care/publicly funded health care entities' or 'Regional Care Unit' as a preference, you may be offered the opportunity to work outside of NSH, although you will be employed and compensated by NSH.

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in NSH. A Recruiter will reach out to you if your qualifications and skills match this opportunity.

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