Nutritionist

Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling Consult...

Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling Consult...

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Nutritionist

NMC Hospital

Healthcare

Posted on 29 Apr, 2024
Apply before 24 May, 2024


Experience

2 – 5 years

Location

Abu Dhabi

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree

Nationality

Unspecified

Gender

Any

Job Sector

Healthcare

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Unspecified

Vacancies

Unspecified

Job Description

  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling
  • Consults with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patients or client
  • Advises patient and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation
  • Counsels individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life
  • Inspects meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance
  • Provides substitutions if the patient is unable to eat the meal provided, by diet restrictions
  • Evaluates appropriateness of diet order for diagnosis and recommends diet order changes as indicated
  • Select, train and supervise workers who plan, prepare, and serve meals
  • Develops nutrition care plans and monitors patient response to care plan developed
  • Chart pertinent information from the nutritional care plan and interventions
  • Collaborates with physicians and nurses to deliver quality nutrition care
  • Acts as a Dietetic advisor to nursing, medical, allied health and catering staff in assigned areas
  • Maintains accurate statistical records and reports as required by the department and the facility
  • Performs all duties professionally and confidentially.

Job Skills

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or equivalent to the same
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a wellness clinic/hospital or similar organization
  • Knowledge of proper hygiene practices and a strong understanding of Food & Diets
  • Innovative with strong service-focused approach, interpersonal, negotiating, and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal 
  • Confident and competent to attend all the cases
  • Ability to create a welcoming atmosphere and put people at ease
  • Ability to encourage patients to develop good preventative care habits
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and determine effective treatments
  • Computer literacy
  • Maintain good appearance and proper demeanor at work.
  • Safety conscious, motivated, able to manage pressure, takes initiative.
  • Is service-oriented and customer-focused
  • Fluent in English & Arabic (preferable)
  • DOH License as Clinical Nutritionist / Dietician
  • Valid BLS Certificate

Job Location

Abu Dhabi

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