Employers

This section provides key resources designed to help employers understand and fulfill their obligations when employing or contracting the services of dietitians.

Employer Responsibilities

Employers have a significant role to play in helping the College regulate the dietitian profession so that the public can have access to safe, ethical and competent dietetic services. Employer responsibilities include mandatory reporting, supervision of temporary members, and respecting the responsibilities and obligations of dietitian employees.

Dietitian Responsibilities

Dietitians are regulated health professionals who have a number of responsibilities and obligations which are relevant to their employment. These include using the RD title, working within the dietetic scope of practice, fulfilling record-keeping obligations, obtaining consent to health care and having liability insurance. It is important that employers understand and respect the professional obligations of dietitians.

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