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Healthlink BC – Senior Tele-Dietitian – Provincial Food Policy

Ministry of Health – Healthlink BC

Senior Tele-Dietitian – Provincial Food Policy

Burnaby, BC

$64,418.93 – $77,019.79 annually



HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia. HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals.


The Provincial Food Policy Service Dietitian delivers nutrition and food science expertise and advanced practice consultation to food and food services industry representatives, health service providers and the public, to develop awareness and adoption of food regulations, policies and best practices related to a healthier food supply and to healthy eating promotion across British Columbia. Service delivery channels include a combination of telephone, print, web, email, in person and approved social media channels. This position reports to the Director, Dietitian and Physical Activity Services.



Qualifications for this role include:

Registered Dietitian, registered in good standing with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.

  • Minimum of two (2) years recent, relevant experience as a Registered Dietitian.
  • Minimum of five (5) years recent experience relevant to the Provincial Food Policy Service Area
  • Minor in Food Sciences and/or Culinary Arts Diploma with food industry experience
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in the area of public health with a primary focus on access to a healthy food supply.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in applied research and in critical appraisal of scientific literature.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in program planning and policy development an asset.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in collaborating with community partners and stakeholders an asset.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in food service establishments or food industry operations an asset.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in developing practice guidelines and consumer education resources, and writing for the public and health professionals an asset.
  • Computer skills and experience with relevant software including nutrient analysis applications.


For more information and to apply online by May 28, 2018, please go to: