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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 024-14
Date of Posting: 2014-02-19
Closing Date: 2014-02-25

Diet Technician (Temp Casual) Food Services

Casual Temporary (Approx. 12 months)
Owen Sound

Reporting to the Food Services Supervisor(s), the Diet Technician is responsible for processing diet order changes, preparing tally sheets and menus for patient meal service. The Diet Technician is responsible for updating the patient food item/purchasing/inventory information to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the Computrition software system.

The Diet Technician works with suppliers and distributors to source suitable products for patient menus/nourishments etc. Develops and maintains up to date information on the nutritional analysis of the patient menu in consultation with the Registered Dietitians and Corporate Menu Committee. The Diet Technician is available to provide assistance with menu and product knowledge to Food Services Workers/Cooks and Lead Hands at all GBHS Hospital sites.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • Successful completion of a 2 year Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma and/or 2 year Dietetic Technician Diploma and/or equivalent education in Nutrition
  • Available to work all shifts
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and organizational skills
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS Core Values
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advocates and supportsa culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes


  • Recent experience working as a Diet Technician
  • Experience with Computrition Software
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address:
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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