Clinical Dietitian Supervisor

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

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.


Package

  • 3 Year contract (renewable)
  • Single and family contracts available.
  • Generous Tax free basic salary.
  • 12 800 - 23 625 Qatari Riyals per month.  23 625 QR is +/- 5000 GBP / 5700 EUR / 6480 USD. Salary paid in QR.
  • 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.
  • Etc.

 

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

Education:  (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

B.Sc Degree in Dietetics/Nutrition or equivalent from a recognized university

Preferred Education: 

B.Sc. and M.Sc. Degrees in Dietetics/Nutrition or equivalent from a recognized university

 

Experience:  (LICENSED EXPERIENCE ONLY)

For Bachelor’s Degree: 6 years experience of which at least 4 years must be in a hospital setting as a Clinical Dietitian and 2 years as a Senior Clinical Dietitian or equivalent

OR

For Master Degree Holders: 4 years licensed experience of which at least two years must be in a hospital setting as a Clinical Dietitian and 2 years as a Senior Clinical Dietitian or equivalent

 

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:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Specification

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the nutrition and dietetic service for adults or pediatrics within a facility.
  • This post requires minimum of 5-6 subordinate staff.

 

COMMON RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the Employer’s mission, vision and values.
  • Ensure that all clinical nutritional aspects of patient care are exercised according to established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in education and training and provide guidance and technical assistance to Senior Clinical Dietitians, Clinical dietitians and Assistant Clinical Dietitians about clinical Nutritional Aspects of patient care according to policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and direct workflow among Senior Clinical Dietitians, Clinical Dietitians and Assistant Clinical Dietitians.
  • Assist the Facility Head Dietitian in developing plans and procedures for nutrition therapy practice.
  • Promote team work among staff.
  • Enhance relations with Nursing and medical staff as part of a multidisciplinary team work ethic.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary rounds.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of Senior Clinical Dietitians, Clinical Dietitians and Assistant Clinical Dietitians.
  • Performs HR administrative duties such as staff appraisals, interviews, and prepares duty rosters.
  • Update Head Dietitian about workflow and other work related issues on regular basis.
  • Conduct and participate in education sessions for dietetics and other health care professionals as required.
  • Resolves daily matters of department functions as per delegation of his/her supervisors.
  • Participates in hospital/ departmental/Program committees as required.
  • Cover Dietitian weekend duty or On-Call as required.
  • Deputises for the Facility Head Dietitian when required.
  • Performs other duties as requested

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Facility Head Dietitian in setting the frame work of clinical nutrition practice in wards and clinics.
  • Assist in developing the Employer’s policies related to the nutrition and dietetic service.
  • Empower and enhance the skills of subordinate staff to achieve the delivery of a quality service for patients.
  • Recommend changes that can promote the clinical nutrition service delivered on wards & in clinics.
  • Assist in conducting clinical nutrition research as required.
  • Assist in preparing dietary education materials.
  • Participate in community nutritional activities.
  • Supervise and educate dietetic interns and visiting dietitians.
  • Initiate appropriate resolutions and recommendations to address patients' complaints.
  • Reviews clinical issues, requirements and arrangements.

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.