Job Title: Renal Nutritionist
Africa Health Care Network Tanzania Limited is looking for a Nutritionist for our dialysis centers located at Arusha, Hydom, Mwanza and Sengerema.
AHN is building the first dialysis chain across East Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at an affordable cost. AHN brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing world practical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality dialysis treatment. In North America, over 97% of patients requiring treatment for kidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5% receive care. AHN's goal is to increase access to high quality care at a lower cost to patients, delivered through a sustainable business model.
AHN is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Renal Nutritionist. The Nutritionist will be responsible for counselling patients on dialysis on diet and nutrition as per their needs.
Roles & Responsibilities
Assessing patient dietary needs
Educating /counselling patients on hemodialysis and their families on the renal diet, fluid restrictions and other modalities
Provide information on healthy eating to help the patient stay as healthy as possible.
Helping promote dietary changes as per lab values
Develop meal plans for the patients
Write monthly report to document patients progress
Working closely with the Nurses and physician to ensure Patient adequate dietary intake
Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Human Nutrition
Exceptional written and oral communications skills
Willingness to learn and research to keep updated on renal nutrition issues
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates should send their CV to: email@example.com