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Senior Nutritionist
Senior Nutritionist 26-Jan-2023


  • Prenatal education for expectant parents available online and in small groups
  • Infant health promotion – e.g. breastfeeding education, home visits, Parenting in Ottawa Drop-ins
  • Healthy eating and active living promotion
  • Parenting support and education – e.g. Parenting in Ottawa Facebook page
  • Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines awareness
  • Mental health promotion
  • Injury prevention and safety promotion
  • Food skills and access to healthy foods projects
  • Work to create neighbourhoods where people feel safe to walk
  • Prevention of ultraviolet radiation exposure e.g. tanning salons, sun safety


  • Immunization promotion and monitoring
  • School immunization clinics and community flu immunization clinics
  • Healthy sexuality counselling, sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and follow-up
  • Dental screening in schools
  • Falls prevention e.g. screening, education and awareness
  • Dental care for residents in need
  • Smoking cessation


  • Tuberculosis and communicable disease management
  • Food premise inspections e.g. restaurants, grocery stores
  • Food Handler Certification training
  • Personal service settings inspections e.g. multi-service spas, tattoo parlours
  • Management of infectious diseases outbreaks in institutions e.g. hospitals, long-term care homes, child care centres and schools
  • Rabies control and surveillance
  • Mosquito control and West Nile virus monitoring
  • Drinking water testing
  • Inspection of public pools and recreational water quality testing at beaches
  • Extreme Weather / Emergency and Pandemic preparedness and response

If you are a motivated and dedicated individual who believes in preventative health and enjoys working in multidisciplinary teams in a fast-paced and evolving environment, we invite you to consider a career with Ottawa Public Health.

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