Clinical Nutritionist – Nairobi Hospital

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.

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.

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
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