Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital Deputy Manager, Nutrition 8 Dietetics – Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:
Evaluate and update various department protocols required for all nutrition programs and review all standards and provide recommendation to various feeding formulas.
Evaluate all food interactions and coordinate with all food service personnel to provide optimal patient care and analyze all health data and resolve health related issues.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for deputy Manager Nutrition and Dietetics include;
Formulating, implementing, and reviewing of policies, procedures and guidelines.
Planning, organizing and coordinating programmes in the Hospital and providing nutrition advice support.
Overseeing and participating in the coordination of nutrition assessments involving all aspects of medical nutrition therapy and interventions.
Coordinating and integrating with other hospital departments to provide the best possible patient care.
Evaluate performance and competence of nutrition staff on an ongoing basis, ensuring that the staff is competent to provide medical nutrition services.
Providing innovative, preventive, and curative nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients.
Initiating and reviewing nutrition programmes.
Providing guidelines on supplemental and therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for Hospital use.
Developing nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials.
Providing nutrition consultancy support.
Developing specialized diets for special needs.
Providing nutrition services in specialized clinics.
Planning and preparing Hospital menus.
Facilitating training.
Conducting, monitoring and evaluating infant and young child feeding programmes.
Conducting research on nutrition and dietetics and preparing reports.
Developing nutrition guidelines.
Attending Doctors’ ward rounds and giving technical advice.
Conducting data audits in the Hospital.
Guiding on specifications and procurement and distribution of nutrition equipment and supplies; and
Preparing reports.

Minimum Requirements

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work with at least four (4) years’ experience in a supervisory position.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or its equivalent field from a recognized institution.
Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or its equivalent field from a recognized institution.
Registration by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.
Valid 2022 Practising License by Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.
Proficiency in computer applications.
Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability.

Competencies
Effective communication skills.
Policy and strategic implementation.
Risk Management.
Technical competence.
Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Empowering/ delegating.
High standards of professional ethics.
Managerial, administrative and supervisory skills.
Coping with pressure and setbacks.
Project planning and management.
How to apply
Qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of Certificates and Testimonials, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees, two of whom must be from your profession to the following email addresses: ceo@mtrh.go.ke and ceosoffice@mtrh.go.ke by 23rd September 2022 not later than 5.00 p.m.

Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.
Persons with Disability (PWDs) and other Minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital DOES NOT charge a fee at any stage of the Recruitment Process.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interview.

For more information and job application details, see; https://www.mtrh.go.ke/vacancies

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