Saturday, February 23, 2013

Senior Registered Dietician - Sidra Medical Research Centre - Doha - Qatar

    Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition.
    A minimum of 3 years clinical dietetics experience in a hospital setting.
    Registered as a Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or other national licensure authorities from specific countries (Canada, Australasia, Europe).
    Demonstrated ability to take anthropometric measurements using a scale, height/length board, caliper, and measurement tape.
    Demonstrated ability to read and analyze blood laboratory values.
    Demonstrated ability to interact with patients, families, and co-workers in a cordial and professional manner.
    Fluency in written and spoken English.
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.


    Shares and provides advanced nutrition knowledge with co-workers through training workshops and sessions to health care providers and professional staff utilizing interactive teaching methods and diverse multi-media materials and aids.
    Participates actively in the department’s continuous quality improvement activities.
    Assists in developing policies and procedures in coordination with the Manager- Clinical Nutrition.
    Delivers medical nutrition therapy.
    Coordinates the nutritional care with the interdisciplinary health care team.
    Participates in hospital patient care committees.
    Participates in professional and institutional activities to enhance knowledge and skills.
    Assesses nutritional status, determines nutritional requirements, and sets appropriate goals according to standards.
    Provides proper nutrition intervention to patients/families.
    Provide nutrition education and dietary instructions to patients/families.
    Counsels patients about nutrition and diet.
    Develops patient dietary education materials.
    Develops a diet manual for the clinical nutrition services.
    Develops nutrition care pathways.
    Monitors, evaluates, and adjust the nutrition care plan as needed.
    Attends and actively participates in daily physicians’ rounds.
    Acts as a nutrition resource, mentor, and consultant for registered dieticians, dietetic technicians, dietetic interns, registered nurses, physicians, medical students, and allied health professionals.

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