Job Description and Job Specification:
a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will include;
Providing outpatient and inpatient nutrition care.
Providing therapeutic nutrition support in disease management in health care facilities.
Providing nutrition care for pre-term babies.
Supervising implementation of baby friendly hospital initiatives.
Supervising provision of therapeutic feeds.
Conducting nutrition assessments.
Undertaking ward rounds and supervising administration of inpatient feedings.
Counseling patients with specific nutritional needs.
Conducting nutrition health education and demonstrations.
Assessing and reviewing nutrition of referral cases.
Preparing hospital menus and patient feeding protocol.
Implementing nutrition projects.
Analyzing nutrition data.
Preparing monthly reports for the station or facility.
Formulating therapeutic diets for outpatients and in-patients; and
Facilitating nutrition in health and inter-sectoral teams.
b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an Officer must have:
Served in the grade of Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist for a minimum period of three (3) years;
Diploma in Community Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution;
Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution;
Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND); and
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
For more information and job application details, see; https://psbkericho.co.ke/jobDetails?id=KCPSB/2022/48