Jr. Officer / Officer - Nutrition Therapy (Dietitian)

Jr. Officer / Officer - Nutrition Therapy (Dietitian)
Job No.
SS 01
Work Experience
1 - 5 Years
M.Sc. / PGD in Nutrition Therapy / Dietetics / Clinical Nutrition / RD in Dietetics / Clinical Nutrition
  • To meet all the inpatients on daily basis during the regular ward visits.
  • To plan the diets according to the patient’s medical condition.
  • To initiate the nutrition care process by way of performing nutrition screening that identifies patients at Nutrition risk.
  • To do the re-assessment or monitor the prognosis of all the patients who are at nutrition risk.
  • Monitor patient’s tolerance to nutrition & take appropriate action when required.
  • Handling the patient queries and complaints from time to time.
  • Translate scientific information about nutrition into practical advice to help people make health conscious decision about food to prevent future problems and to treat diet related problems.
  • Calculating patient’s nutritional requirement using standard equations based on health.
  • To be responsible for the daily operations of the Nutrition therapy department along with the kitchen.
  • Coordinating with kitchen for food quality and supervising right quality/ quantity for inpatients as per the meal plan.
  • To fulfill patient nutritional requirement while planning the discharge diets for nutritional care at home.
  • To supervise the food service supervisors during the loading of patient food trolleys and monitoring the delivering of patient meals on time.
  • To prepare the Kitchen Order takers sheet this gives the summary of all the therapeutic diets to be prepared for the patient meals.
  • To prepare meal tickets for all the meals of the patient according to the clinical data this is provided to the F & B department for the patient service.
  • To take the patient feedback about the food services and do a proper corrective plan in case of complains.
  • To assist the Chief dietician in all departmental activities.
  • To assist the Chief dietician in menu planning.
  • Periodically giving corporate lectures and presentations on various topics.
  • Running clinics in hospital outpatient department for patients who have been referred by the hospital consultants, GPs or health visitors.
  • To be a part of the Quality Improvement Initiative & Protocols of the organization