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Chief Nutrition and Dietetics Officer (7 Positions) at Nakuru County Government

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Job Description

VACANCY  NO. 09/PROM/2023/02

Requirements for Appointment

  • Served in the grade of Senior Nutrition and Dietetics Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition and Dietetics, Food and Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science or Home Economics from a recognized institution;
  • Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionist and Dieticians (CIND);
  • Valid practicing license from the Kenya Nutritionist and Dieticians Institute (KNDI);
  • Certificate in Computer Application skills from recognized institutions;
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting nutrition advocacy;
  • Conducting nutrition assessment and reviews in health care facilities;
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing nutrition health care plans;
  • Providing guidelines on therapeutic diets for existing and emerging diseases for hospital use and homebased care and other institutions;
  • Developing and disseminating nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials;
  • Providing nutrition support in patient management in health care facilities;
  • Facilitating training on nutrition in various training institutions;
  • Conducting nutritional research and preparing reports; and
  • Guiding in the nutrition management of patients in specialized clinics including Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes and Renal Clinics
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