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Nutritionist

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North Wazirstan, Pakistan

Posted Aug 10, 2017 292 views

PKR. 60,000 - 70,000/Month

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Job Description

Key responsibilities of the job include:

  • Researching how the body's functions are affected by nutrient supply
  • Investigating the relationship between genes and nutrients
  • Studying how diet affects metabolism
  • Examining the process of nourishment and the association between diet, disease and health
  • Providing health advice and promoting healthy eating
  • Advising about special diets
  • Educating health professionals and the public about nutrition
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team/supporting the work of other health care professionals
  • Plan, implement, supervise/monitor and report activities of the project and develop communication network for this purpose in coordination with Health & Nutrition section and DoH.
  • Keep effective liaison with local health institutions, key district stakeholders, health authorities and partners in the implementation of the nutrition project in the district.
  • Plan, and develop need based capacity building trainings in close collaboration with DoH & provide technical assistance for implementation to the target health facilities in the district.
  • To plan and ensure adequate nutrition supplies are available and regularly replenished at the target health facilities in the district.
  • Mobilize, coordinate and supervise/monitor nutrition related field activities of the project staff (Nutrition Assistants), healthcare providers at the facility level (MOs/LHVs/FMTs) and Health Workers at the community level (LHWs/LHSs) and partner organizations involved in the implementation of Nutrition program in the target health facilities.
  • Conduct/facilitate nutritional assessment surveys as and when needed in catchments of the target health facilities/UCs.
  • Any other task assigned by the health & nutrition manager, head office and relevant donor agencies.

Skills

An understanding of biochemistry or human physiology, Communication Skills, good interpersonal skills, Keen interest in the impact of diet on health, Teamworking skills, basic computing skills

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Contract
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
25 - 50 Years
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master of Science (M.Sc) in Human Nutrition OR B.Sc (Hons) in Human Nutrition
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Preference would be given to the candidates having social sector's experience)
Apply Before:
Aug 15, 2017
Posting Date:
Aug 10, 2017
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