Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Baylor College of Medicine’ Children’s Foundation,Nutritionist Jobs in Tanzania

Position Summary: To provide counseling to patients with medical problems affected by nutritional status and nutrition education to patients with a focus on disease prevention.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides nutritional counseling on an individual basis upon referral by clinicians as a part of the clinical treatment plan.
• Assess nutritional needs and current health pla

ns to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
• Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
• Counsel individuals and groups of patients on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
• Provides nutritional counseling for groups of patients needing ongoing assistance with management of a specific nutritional problem as a part of the overall clinical treatment plan.
• Develops and implements new nutrition programs and services based on patients’ needs.
• Directs the implementation of the nutrition component of the Program.
• Serves as a consultant to the Women’s Clinic Clinicians in the prevention and treatment of patients with clinical problems which have a nutritional component.
• Serves as a consultant to physicians in the medical clinics in the management of diabetic patients.
• Conducts a peer education outreach program in basic nutrition and maintains supervisory responsibility for peer education outreach activities.
• Develops and maintains print and non-print educational materials on nutritional topics for use by patients and clinicians.
• Provides in-service educational programs for clinicians on nutritional topics as needed.
• Performs related work as required.
Qualifications and Experience
• Graduate from a recognized university with a degree in nutrition or its equivalent in nutrition education with licensure as a registered dietitian with at least two years experience in the same field.
• Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of nutritional care and counseling.
• Skill in planning of nutrition education programs.
• Skill in involving potential program users in the program activities.
• Ability to identify nutrition education needs and to develop appropriate programs to meet those needs.
• Ability to communicate ideas effectively, orally and in writing.
• Ability to deal effectively with individuals and groups.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, community leaders, and staff.

Application Instructions
Addressed to:
Senior Administrator
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania
P.O. Box 2663

Deadline 12th February 2016
Send it by email on email:

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