Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Principal Nutrition And Dietetics Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Principal Nutrition And Dietetics Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job Purpose

  • The Senior Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer shall be reporting to the Director - Medical Services, for the provision of nutrition services in the hospital. The Senior Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer will be responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating nutrition services.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating nutrition programmes in the hospital and providing
    nutrition consultancy support.

  • Provide innovative, preventive and curative nutrition services to inpatients and outpatients in accordance with the Constitution.

  • Set comprehensive performance targets in line with the KNH Strategic Plan 2018/2023 and ensuring their achievement.

  • Formulating and reviewing of Nutrition Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

  • Facilitate training and research on Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Developing nutrition information, education, promotion and communication materials.

  • Guiding on procurement of nutrition supplements and assessment tools.

  • Prepare expenditure estimates for the department and ensure proper utilization of the
    allocated funds.

  • Conduct audits and surveys on nutrition processes in the hospital.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics,
    Dietetics/clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or
    its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics,
    Dietetics/Clinical Nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition, Home Economics and Nutrition or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Minimum six (6) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience as
    Principal Nutrition and Dietetics Officer or in a comparable role.

  • Certificate in Leadership / Management course.

  • Registration by the Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute.

  • Valid practicing certificate.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Senior Principal Nutrition And Dietetics Officer Jobs in Kenya



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