Ministry of Health – Tele-Dietitian

Ministry of Health


$63,973.31 – $72,937.86 annually

Burnaby, BC



This posting is for establishing an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary appointments

Currently there are two temporary appointments available

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career


The Ministry of Health (MoH) has overall responsibility for ensuring that quality, appropriate, cost-effective and timely health services are available for all British Columbian’s.  The Primary Care Division, MoH is responsible for implementing the provincial primary care strategy.  The branch, HealthLinkBC (HLBC) is the key community services enabler of the Primary Care Division.

HLBC’s telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to the public and health care providers 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.

Tele-Dietitians deliver efficient and effective food and nutrition services to the public and health professionals in British Columbia.  Services provide information, advice, education, counselling, consultations and medical nutrition therapy as warranted through a variety of channels including telephone, public and professional print resources, web, email and approved social media channels. Clients across British Columbia include individuals with general food and nutrition queries, and those at increased risk of or with established chronic disease(s).  To support best practice, the incumbent maintains subject matter expertise and professional knowledge of current, evidence-informed food and nutrition trends, tools and resources.



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 in acute care, community health, public health or continuing care.
  • Work experience demonstrating strong clinical and nutrition education and counselling skills acquired in hospital, community, long-term care and or private practice settings.
  • Experience in media interviews and public speaking an asset.
  • Computer experience with relevant software. i.e. electronic health records, MS Office, etc..



For more information and to apply online by June 28, 2019, please go to:



Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.