Nutrition Specialist


  • Abu Dhabi
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
Our client is a Worldwide Clinical Center based in Abu Dhabi is looking for Nutrition Specialist.

  • Nutritionist to work in various settings, each of which carries its own job duties. A Registered Dietitian may be considered a Licensed Nutritionist, depending upon a state’s licensing laws, but not all Licensed Nutritionists are Registered Dietitians. The general job description of a Licensed Nutritionist includes:
  • Evaluating a client’s nutritional needs
  • Providing nutritional counseling and advice to clients
  • Creating a clinical nutrition treatment plan for a client
  • Educating the public on nutrition issues
  • Researching the effects of nutrition on health and fitness
  • Consulting with a team of health care practitioners on nutritional management for a client
Specializations for Licensed Nutritionists, determining the settings in which they may work, include (but are not limited to):
  • Clinical Nutritionist – works in medical and long-term care facilities
  • Public Health Nutritionist – works in community and government organizations
  • Management Nutritionists- work in medical facilities and institutions in planning meals and dietary needs
  • Nutritional Consultant – works in private practice providing nutritional information to others through counseling, educational seminars, and working with corporations
  • Sports Nutritionist – works with clients who are trying to get healthy through diet and physical activity, at fitness centers, gyms and sports medicine clinics

Skills that are necessary to be a good Licensed Nutritionist include:
  • Being an active listener
  • Possessing good speaking skills
  • Being an effective writer
  • Having good reasoning, logic and critical thinking skills
  • Possessing good coordination skills
  • Possessing good reading comprehension skills
  • Being perceptive and understanding to others’ reactions
  • Being able to solve complex problems
  • Being able to teach others
  • Being able to use good judgment and make good decisions
Licensed Nutritionist Education Requirements:
  • Most states that require licensure of nutritionists also mandate that they are registered or certified through a particular Licensed nutritionist shopping for healthy food organization.
  • Many states require that Licensed Nutritionists follow the educational requirements for Registered Dietitians (RD), set forth by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
  • This requires that all Licensed Nutritionists earn a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a university or college accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)


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