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Clinical Dietitian , Clinical Nutritionist
Obesity Research Chair King Saud University
1.Assess nutritional needs, dietary requirements and current health status to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provides nutritional counseling.
2. Consult with physicians to determine nutritional needs and diet protocols for both Clinic and postoperative bariatric Patients.
3. Working as a clinical dietician in a hospital based multidisciplinary weight management clinic
4. Advice and Educate patients and their families on basic nutritional principles, healthy eating habits, dietary plans, food selection. And nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
5.Plan and conduct scientific training programs in dietetics, nutrition for medical students, interns, dietician under training health-care personnel in a local and an international level .
6.Develop and prepare Brochures, visual aids, course outlines, posters materials and other materials used in public and professional education.
7.Write research reports and questionnaire and other publications to document and communicate research findings.
8.Make recommendations regarding public policy, such as nutrition labeling, food fortification, and nutrition standards for school programs.
Bachelor's degree of Applied Medical science collage (clinical dietician major) or equivalent field . Master Degree in same field is preferred
At least 3 years Experience as a clinical dietician, preferably with Bariatric or weight management experience.
International experience and training is preferable.
Experience in making multimedia educational and teaching tools in the field is preferred
Excellent spoken and written Arabic and English language skills are mandatory.
Microsoft word and other computing skills are mandatory.
Must be updated in the field with evidence-based practice.
Those who are interested in research and the attention to continue postgraduate studies are preferable.
Good presentation skills to Educate and train for Scientific and public groups and Ability to direct content to a variety of audience.
Must be able to work both independently and in a team setting And Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
Calm, patient and sensitive manner with patients
Bachelor's degree of Applied Medical science collage,Master Degree in same field is preferred
كرسي السمنة بجامعة الملك سعود
King Saud University obesity Chair (KSUOC)
The Chair is cantered on a comprehensive program designed to prevent and treat overweight and obesity. Through local and international collaboration It addresses the different causes and effects of obesity and overweight and provides a wide range of services. The Chair is organized around five core program areas:
State-of-the-Art Patient Care
1)- KSU Pediatric and adolescent obesity Clinic - A multidisciplinary Outpatient clinic for children and adolescent weight control and obesity
2)- Pediatric & Adolescent Bariatric Surgery.
II. Community Programs
III. Training and Professional Education
IV. Advocating for Public Policy Change
V. Cutting-Edge Research
a Basic and Translational Science
b Clinical Research and Clinical Trials
c Prevention Science
d Public Policy Research
- Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- Company Industry: Medical/Hospital
- Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role: Healthcare/Medical
- Employment Type: Employee
- Manages Others: No
- Number of Vacancies: 2
- Career Level: Mid Career
- Years of Experience: Min: 3 Max: 10
- Residence Location: Saudi Arabia
- Degree: Master's degree