Ensures through his actions, either directly or indirectly, that a superior quality of medical treatment, compassion and understanding is given to every patient served at the NMC Hospitals and Clinics.
Keeps abreast of practices and trends in the field of dietetics, nutrition and medical food services through journals and attendance of professional meetings and conferences.
Conduct training programs for paraprofessionals and members of allied professionals on food and nutrition.
Conduct meetings on nutrition, coordinate the nutritional activities and participate the nutritional surveys.
Make daily ward rounds and patients visitation.
Maintains cardex system with diet cards of all patients.
Reviews medical orders for modified diets required for patients.
Maintains thorough knowledge of and upholds and implements policies and procedures.
Obtains diet histories from patients.
Assist in the administrative work.
Organized Discusses patient's case with the Physician and Nursing staff when necessary.
Maintains daily record of patient meal counts.
Checks food for quality, quantity appearance, and adherence to a specific written prescription of the patient.
Follows Dietary goals and objectives and monitors activities as per quality plan.
Complies with hospital dress code.
Responsible to educate patients /families as per their needs and to implement their whole role regarding patient / family education process as mention in patient & family education policy and procedure (NSP-GEN-014) including documentation in patient medical record.
They are knowledgeable about their essential role in patient and family education.
Involves the patient/families in plan of care and respects patients/families regarding their goals and choices of patient care.
Provides health promotion and health teaching thru methods appropriate to a patients’ developmental level, learning needs, readiness and ability to learn, language preference, culture and situations.
Allots time necessary to assess, plan implement and evaluate patient education provided to patients/families with appropriate documentation.
Collaborate with dietary department to improve the level of food preparation and service.
To ensure compliance of Clinical nutrition department with performance improvement plans, CBAHI, JCI and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory bodies.
Performs additional task/duties assigned by HOD.
Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics
Registered in the Saudi council of Health Specialty.
One (1) year Dietetic experience in an acute care hospital facility after obtaining the degree in a recognized hospital.
Fluent in verbal and written English.
Exhibits professionalism and excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Knowledge of current proficiency testing and quality control.
Knowledge of computer application.