Saturday, June 16, 2018

Clinical Dietitian

     High level of verbal and written communication skills
•    High level of interpersonal and organizational skills
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
•    Demonstrated competence in working autonomously
•    Computer literacy with intermediate knowledge of MS Office
•    Fluency in written and spoken English; Arabic would be an advantage
•    Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
•    Experience in the delivery of education to patients and their families
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment
•    Demonstrated commitment to developing and improving personal education skills appropriate to the position
•    Work collaboratively with other health disciplines and departments to optimize nutrition care and patient experience
•    Initiate nutrient intake assessments; assess patients for signs and symptoms of nutritional deficiencies; evaluate appropriate fluid and electrolytes; review laboratory and clinical progress notes; inform physicians of patients' nutritional status and need for changes in diet, enteral or parenteral feeding; develop care plans, documentation and reassessments
•    Monitor patients nutritional status and response to therapy and modify care plans as necessary
•    Provide counseling and education services to patients with various disease states that require nutritional management
•    Identify and provide age-specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of patients and their families
•    Contribute to continuous improvement projects, and be part of accreditation and regulatory readiness and review
•    Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients
•    Correlate dietary plans with other health care team members and develop discharge plans in tandem with other disciplines
•    Participate in program development designed to market and expand departmental services
•    Inspect meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance
•    Organize, develop, analyze, test, and prepare therapeutic menus
•    Analyze and update menu cycles for the facility
•    Calculate or supervise calculation of calorie and nutrient intake counts and recipe nutrient analysis
•    Act as a resource for the food service department (e.g. conducting in-services)

•    Bachelors degree (minimum 4 year course) in Nutrition, Dietetics or a closely related field
•    3-5 years work experience in field of expertise
•    A current license, registration or certificate to practice
•    Ability to be licensed with Dubai Health Care City /DHA
•    A minimum of 3 years experience as a Dietician/Nutritionist
•    Experience providing dietetic services in an acute care facility (hospital experience preferred)

About the Company
Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the top 10 listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland under the name Hirslanden AG and 10 in the UAE. Their headquarters are in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Previously EHL Management Services, the company became Mediclinic Middle East when its majority shareholder, Mediclinic International, acquired all remaining shares from its partners Varkey Group and General Electric in October 2012.

Mediclinic Middle East owns and operates some of the most respected healthcare facilities in the region. These include Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Mediclinic City Hospital, Mediclinic Dubai Mall, Mediclinic Ibn Battuta, Mediclinic Meadows, Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, Mediclinic Mirdif, Mediclinic Al Qusais, Mediclinic Al Sufouh and Mediclinic Beach Road.

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