Clinical Nutritionist At Nairobi Hospital

Clinical Nutritionist At Nairobi Hospital
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Nairobi Hospital


Clinical Nutritionist At Nairobi Hospital

Details of the offer

REF/TNH/CN/05/20
Reporting to the Director Nursing Services the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others: –
Evaluating and assessing nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans and screens patients for nutritional risk in accordance with established department protocols and standards
Developing and implementing dietary care plans and provide nutritional counselling
Consulting with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restriction of patients
Planning and initiating medical nutrition therapy to patients if indicated by patient requirements and clinical protocol.
Communicating individual nutritional care plans to other health care providers as a member of a health care team.
Calculating and writing enteral and parenteral feeds for patients according to patient’s nutritional requirements.
Advising patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
Monitoring food service to ensure conformance to prescribed diets and patient’s nutritional needs.
Coordinating recipe development and standardization and develop new menus for different vulnerable groups in the hospital.
Preparing departmental reports
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
BSc Food, Nutrition & Dietetics
Higher Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 8 Years’ experience
Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 10 Years’ experience
Minimum of 6 years work experience
Dietary counselling
Preparation of therapeutic diets


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