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Yellowknife, NT
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We're looking for a motivated, quality-driven Dietary Aide to join our team at the Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. The Dietary Aide is responsible for providing a variety of duties related to the preparation of patient meals and snacks, the service of foods, and the routine cleaning of food services areas in accordance with the policies of the facility and applicable legislation.

Your work will include:

  • Assist with food/meal production
  • Prepare trays/plates and/or distribute the patient and client meals and snacks according to the diet list/individual diet menus and the patient preferences
  • Prepare nourishments and carts for service
  • Prepare supplements and thickening fluids for texture-altered diets
  • Follow each patient/client plan of care and communicate any discrepancies to the supervisor in a prompt manner
  • Prepare/sanitize tables and serving areas for meal services
  • Maintain a sanitary and clean working environment in line with infection control techniques
  • Maintains food handling protocols and infection control practices in keeping with public health practice and applicable legislation
  • Transport dishes to/from patient rooms and kitchen.
  • Complete the daily and deep cleaning and sanitizing of dishes, utensils, glassware, and equipment used for patient meal preparation, delivery, and service
  • Receive, store and manage the inventory of patient and food service supplies
  • Ensure good personal hygiene, with a neat and clean appearance and in accordance with the dress code for the department as per policy, such as safe foot attire, hair net, uniform etc.
  • Follow and meet all pre-determined work routines and schedules
  • Follow cleaning schedule and sanitation guidelines
  • Carry out all other job-related duties that contribute to the team approach of patient and client care as assigned by the supervisor.



  • Completion of a Baccalaureate Program in Dietetics from a recognized university program and full registrant status with the Dietitians of Canada
  • Baccalaureate from an accredited University with a major in Human Nutritional Sciences or equivalent
  • Registered Dietitian; must be a registered member of the Dietitians of Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and healthcare professionals
  • Knowledge of human nutrition, menu planning principles and practices
  • Dietetic Internship Certificate from an accredited program
  • One year clinical nutrition experience in an acute care hospital preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a Dietitian or in a nutrition related profession.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office, Synergy or other menu planning programs

Additional Information


  • Be part of an industry that's more important than ever!
  • Employee Referral Program!
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Whereas other companies are downsizing, we are growing!
  • Be #1 on day 1 by joining an industry leader.

Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans' status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request. Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.


Company Description


Dexterra Group is a fast-growing, financially strong, publicly listed company (TSX:DXT). We have a far-reaching presence across the entire continent North America with hundreds of full-time and part-time opportunities at any given time. We aim to provide our people with more than just a job – we offer fulfilling opportunities in a culture that promotes stability, diversity and inclusion, camaraderie, employee recognition, work-life balance, and doing what you love. For over 75 years, the companies that began independently, and now form Dexterra Group, have been dedicated to serving North American clients to create and manage built environments that play a vital role in our economy and our local communities. And, that's something we're truly proud of. Work That Matters, People Who Care.