Kericho County Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist - Jobs in Kenya

Kericho County Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist - Jobs in Kenya

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Job Title, Job Group and Number of Posts:

Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist I, Job Group ‘K’(6 Posts)-Internal Advertisement

Department where the job falls under:

Department of Health Services

Job Application End Date:


Job Description and Job Specification:

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Providing nutrition services in health care facilities.
  • Conducting nutrition assessments.
  • Undertaking ward rounds and supervising administration of inpatient feeding.
  • Collating and analyzing nutrition data.
  • Counselling patients with specific nutritional needs.
  • Implementing and monitoring outpatient and inpatient supplementary and therapeutic feeding programmes.
  • Promoting maternal infants and young children feeding programmes.
  • Conducting nutritional health education and demonstrations.
  • Disseminating nutrition and dietetic information, education and communication materials.
  • Facilitating district health and nutrition steering groups.
  • Supervising and implementing baby friendly hospital initiatives.
  • Assessing and reviewing nutrition of referral cases.
  • Overseeing the nutrition management of patient in health care facilities. ;and
  • Preparing monthly nutrition reports in health care facilities.

    b) Requirements
    for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have;

  • Served in the grade of Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist II for a minimum period of three (3) years
  • Diploma in Community Nutrition Clinical Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in computer Application Skills from a recognized institution
  • Registration by the Council of the Institute of Nutritionists and Dieticians (CIND); and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

    For more information and job application details, see; Kericho County Nutrition and Dietetics Technologist - Jobs in Kenya

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