NUTRITIONIST II.. - 3 POST

Employer: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)    Provide specialized diet and nutritional counseling, medical nutrition therapy, call instruction and follow-up for medically and nutritionally compromised clients;
(ii)    Prioritize the education need of the family, evaluate client’s educational level    cultural background, values and health beliefs, and develop diet nutrition and care objectives to meet these needs;
(iii)     Determine client’s level of nutrition risk (prioritization for services) by assigning and documenting appropriate nutrition risk factors;
(iv)     Assist in identifying those clients at significant medical/nutritional risk, identifying nutritional objectives and schedule the high risk follow up clinic for in depth nutritional counseling;
(v)    Provide nutritional counseling and class instruction for various needs of the target population, especially nutritional needs for patients, pregnancy, breastfeeding, infants and document client progress towards goals;
(vi)     Assign appropriate food packages to meet the nutritional needs of patients, including specialized formula for patients with specialized or medical needs;
(vii)    Review professional articles and current research reports and advice     management accordingly; and
(viii)     Perform any other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned by his/her superior


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Science Degree in either Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Service Systems Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.  Possession of computer skills is an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale PMGSS 5.1

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