Dietitian and Echo Technician for Narayana Hrudayalaya in Cayman Islands

 Narayana Health is headquartered in Bengaluru, India, and operates a network of hospitals across the country, with a particularly strong presence in the southern state of Karnataka and eastern India, as well as an emerging presence in northern, western and central India. We believe that the Narayana Health brand is strongly associated with our mission to deliver high-quality, affordable healthcare services to the broader population by leveraging our economies of scale, skilled doctors, and an efficient business model.

In aggregate, our centres provide advanced levels of care in over 30 specialties, including Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Cancer Care, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Nephrology and Urology, and Gastroenterology


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct nutrition assessments on patients within 3 days of admission when a positive nutrition trigger is indicated on the initial nursing intake assessment; Implement nutrition plan for patients following an assessment; Evaluates the nutrition care plan within 48 hours.
  • Assess ICU patients within 24 hours unless otherwise indicated; to participate in Grand Rounds as required.
  • Provide nutrition counseling to patients in OPD; this includes nutrition assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Develop patient education materials; develop departmental forms; develop and revise departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide presentations to community groups, as per Marketing Department requests.
  • Order relevant nutrition supplies (such as food models) and work with Pharmacy to ensure appropriate nutrition supplements are stocked.
  • Actively participate in CME programs in and out of the hospital to upgrade knowledge.
  • Conduct and participate in research as required.
  • Supervise student interns; provide opportunities for learning through activities and presentations.
  • Participates in the development of new hospital programs as required.
  • Consult with the Kitchen to ensure patient meals are nutritionally adequate; provides support and education to dietary services (kitchen) staff.
  • Liaise with Department of Environmental Health for Kitchen inspections; conduct HCCI Infection Control inspections quarterly; prepare and update SOP manual for kitchen; participate in infection control meetings as requested.
  • Develop, collate and evaluate patient feedback surveys on kitchen services; collate and evaluate meal time delivery record keeping; address patient feedback and meal time delivery issues in a timely manner.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Undergraduate degree in nutrition with accredited internship and/or accredited Masters Degree in Nutrition or Health Sciences with 5 years experience working as a dietitian; previous work experience in a hospital setting and/or primary care facility preferred.
  • Registered Dietitian in good standing.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dietetic services, practice methods, professional skills, nutritional principles and dietary strategies
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; strong oral and verbal communication skills; proficiency in English
  • Current Continuing Education credits
  • Working knowledge of computer software and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Office, Publisher)

Echo Technician

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting technologists in performing and reporting echo cardiograms.
  • Independently study echo cardiograms.
  • Assisting in specialized study.
  • Attending camps

3+ years experience