Nutrition And Dietetics Officer Iii

County Government Of Kirinyaga

Rest of Kenya | Full-Time | Government

End date 26 Apr 2024

Job Ref: KCPSB/MOH/ADD/NDO/01/12/04/24

  •  Preparing and implementing therapeutic diets for outpatients and inpatients;
  •  Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital.
  •  Planning, Monitoring, implementing and evaluating specific nutrition projects in the community;
  •  Sensitizing and working with community workers particularly in Agriculture, Social Services, Education and other agencies to help them understand more the nutrition problems in the community and advocate actions for improvement;
  •  Treating and counselling patients using specialized dietetic process including screening, assessing, formulating and implementing nutrition interventions and evaluating outcomes;
  •  Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities;
  •  Developing and disseminating nutrition behaviour change communication, information, education and communication materials;
  •  Implementing nutrition health programmes; and
  •  Collecting and compiling nutrition and dietetic data.
  •  Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must: -

  •  Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  •  Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition from a recognized Institution;
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in the above shall be an added advantage
  •  Have a minimum of three 3 years working experience
  •  Be registered by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dietitians CIND; and
  •  Have Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;

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