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  • Posted: May 19, 2020
    Deadline: May 28, 2020
  • We take pride in our highly qualified professionals who deliver our mission every day, translating their knowledge and expertise to internationally compliant practices in healthcare provision. Courtesy, consideration and unreserved respect towards our patients’ privacy, dignity and confidentiality has time and again helped us earn their trust and goodw...
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    Clinical Nutritionist


    Reporting to the Director Nursing Services the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others: –

    • Evaluating and assessing nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans and screens patients for nutritional risk in accordance with established department protocols and standards
    •  Developing and implementing dietary care plans and provide nutritional counselling
    • Consulting with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restriction of patients
    • Planning and initiating medical nutrition therapy to patients if indicated by patient requirements and clinical protocol.
    • Communicating individual nutritional care plans to other health care providers as a member of a health care team.
    • Calculating and writing enteral and parenteral feeds for patients according to patient’s nutritional requirements.
    • Advising patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
    •  Monitoring food service to ensure conformance to prescribed diets and patient’s nutritional needs.
    • Coordinating recipe development and standardization and develop new menus for different vulnerable groups in the hospital.
    • Preparing departmental reports
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


    • BSc Food, Nutrition & Dietetics
    • Higher Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 8 Years’ experience
    • Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 10 Years’ experience
    • Minimum of 6 years work experience
    • Dietary counselling
    • Preparation of therapeutic diets

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    Public Health Officer


    Reporting to Director, Medical Services and Research the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

    • Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management.
    • Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital.
    • Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health.
    • Identifying environmental health issues.
    • Organizing community health days to advise the Hospital community on common public health issues;
    • Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures.
    • Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as students.
    • Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department.
    • Participating in Administrative activities of the department.
    • Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan.
    • Design or use monitoring tools, like as screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks.
    • Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases.
    • Direct or control prevention programs in specialized areas such as aerospace, work-related, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
    • Recognize groups at threat for specific preventable diseases.
    • Carry out epidemiological research of acute and chronic diseases.
    • Prepare precautionary health reports which include problem explanations, analyses, alternate solutions, and suggestions.
    • Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the management and other health care experts.
    • Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific patients or communities.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Medical Services and Research


    • Bachelor’s degree in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution.
    • At least four (4) years progressive work experience in a large institution, Hospital experience will be an added advantage.
    • A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate.
    • Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution.
    • Excellent skills in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and reporting.
    • Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.
    • Ability to design, carry out and evaluate training.
    • Ability to design and conduct operations research, analyze and utilize research findings in planning activities to improve service delivery.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.

    Method of Application

    If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 28th May 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process.


    • ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted.
    • The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
    • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
    • National I.D.
    • KRA PIN Certificate
    • Current Colored Passport Photo
    • NSSF Card
    • NHIF Card
    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
    • Academic and Professional Certificates
    • Certificates of Service from previous employers

    Human Resources Director
    The Nairobi Hospital
    P.O. Box 30026 – 00100
    Mail: [email protected]

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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