Senior Clinical Dietitian - 112234 (Arabic speaking)

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East



International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


3 Year contract (renewable)

Single contract for unmarried candidates, while Family contract offered for married candidates.

Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience. 

From 11400 up to 21000 QAR per month (depending on experience). 

21 000 QAR is +/- 17600 TND, 275 000 SDG , 4100 JOD , 80 000 South-African Rand, 7400 AUD, 7600 CAD, 5800 USD, 4350 GBP, 411 000 INR  per month basic salary. Salary paid in QAR.

Free fully furnished accommodation provided.

Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.

Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).

School allowance: 21 000 QAR (maximum) for up to 3 children (ages 5- 18) per child per academic year provided that they are studying in private schools in Doha.

40 days paid annual vacation days.

End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.


The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements


B.Sc Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition.

Preferred Education:  B.Sc and M.Sc Degrees in Dietetics and Nutrition. 



For Bachelors Degree and High Diploma Holders:  5 years licensed experience in nutrition and dietetics of which at least 3 years must be in a hospital setting as a Clinical Dietitian.


For Master Degree Holders: 3 years licensed experience in nutrition and dietetics of which at least 2 years must be in a hospital setting as a Clinical Dietitian.


Required certification/licensure:

Valid Primary License from the country of origin if applicable AND should be eligible for license in the State of Qatar within the Supreme Council of Health.


Language Skills:

Bilingual - English & Arabic. 

Job Specification

Position Summary:

  • Provides a specialized nutritional and dietetic service to patients within the hospital. Specialties include but are not limited to Diabetes, Respiratory Diseases, Bariatric Surgery, and Renal.
  • The postholder will also assist the Clinical Dietician Supervisor and the Facility Head Dietitian in planning and delivering all dietary requirements for patients in the hospital. 

Common Responsibilities:

  • Ensures interdisciplinary input to attain full potential teamwork.
  • Assist in conducting clinical nutrition research as required.
  • Provides role modeling and mentoring with respect to clinical practice, continuing education, and career advancement/development.
  • Contributes to the development of dietetic practice to enhance the quality of service delivered to patients.
  • Participates in educational activities for families and caregivers
  • Participate in community nutritional activities.
  • Give consultation, guidance and education to dietetians, dietetic interns, visiting dieticians and other health care professionals as required.
  • Participate in hospital /departmental/Program committees.
  • Maintain professional growth and development through different in – service training activities to keep pace with technological developments and new trends in nutrition therapy.
  • Assist in preparing dietary education material.
  • Cover the Dietician weekend duty or On-Call rota as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested.



Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialized nutritional care for a group of patients requiring special dietary intervention.

  • Monitors the implementation of nutrition plans and assesses patient progress to adjust therapy plans and attain optimum nutrition.

  • Coordinates, plans and conducts programs to educate patients about nutrition issues, diet and food selections.

  • Documents,  records and processes information to assess therapy outcomes.

  • Participate in multidisciplinary rounds and calculate the nutrient requirements of patients on therapeutic/enteral feedings as required.

  • Directs Clinical Dietitians to assess patients’ discharge needs to ensure continuity of the care plan.

  • Evaluates current practice using evidence-based outcome indicators where possible to ensure the therapeutic, patient and family needs are being met.
  • Provides expert consultation to the health care team regarding the nutritional needs of the specific patient population.
  • Provides consultation to the regional nutrition centers, satellite centers, national and international centers.
  • Plan the development programme for dietetic interns, those in advance practice roles and junior dietician staff./Departmental and University/College education programs as required.

About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.