19 May 2020

Clinical Nutritionist at Nairobi Hospital

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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


      Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 28th May 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process. NOTE:
  • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
  • The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers
Human Resources Director The Nairobi Hospital P.O. Box 30026 – 00100 Mail: [email protected] NAIROBI.





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