IRC Anaesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

IRC Anaesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job summary

  • The Nutrition Assistant will be reporting to the program nutrition officer and will be based in bidibidi refugee settlement found in yumbe district and shall be responsible for providing health education talks, screening to children, women and their partners in the health facility and in the community on nutrition related issues.

  • S/he will provide anthropometric assessment, recording, referral and linking clients to respective service points and shall maintain environment friendly working space hence adhering to infection control and prevention practices.

  • S/he will provide nutrition services including but not limited to counseling, linkage and preparing treatment for the clients.

    Specific Job description:

  • Will be supporting the admissions of severe malnutrition cases following properly laid down standards.

  • Prepare and feeding of severely malnourished patients under observation in the inpatient wards.

  • Will be responsible for case management of malnutrition patients on follow-ups and those on ward and ensure that all routine medications are administered appropriately.

  • To counsel and advise in-patients/follow-ups/parents/guardians on proper care and nutrition at home.

  • Designing of special diets for therapeutic purposes

  • Participate in community outreaches and research activities

  • Plan and prepare mentorship sessions/CMEs for health workers

  • To carry out home visits as a follow up on discharged patients to ensure adherence of the clients on the nutrition programmes.

  • Participate in screening at the triage of children under the age of five to monitor and ensure early detection of malnutrition cases.

  • Support the EPI department through carrying out routine growth monitoring activities
    and ensuring that all malnourished children have child health cards.

  • Ensure that all the stored food supplements are safe and free from contamination and theft and the store is clean all the time.

  • Ensure the kitchen for preparation of therapeutic milk for severely malnourished children and the surrounding environment is clean, hygienic and well maintained.

  • Prepare and submit the nutrition reports for both the in patients and out patients as guided by the nutrition officer.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

    Expected key out puts

  • Providing routine nutrition education and counselling

  • Effective participation in community outreach activities and dialogues

  • As well as maintained, clean and hygienic food store

  • Compile Reports and submit on time

  • Malnutrition case screening and documentation

  • Taking care and feeding of admitted severely malnourished children in the paediatric ward


  • Diploma in human nutrition and dietetics from recognized institution

  • Must be registered with relevant profession body

  • Relevant working experience of two years

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Anaesthetic Officer Jobs in Uganda

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