Musakwa Maravanyika - Dietitian - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Nozipho Orykah Musakwa Maravanyika

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History


Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals

September 2011 - February 2013

1. Use scientific rationale and principles of clinical nutrition care as an intervention to treat a range of diseases in pediatric and adult clients
2. Functioning as part of the multidisciplinary health team to review medical charts of clients and develop individual plans to meet nutritional requirements.
3. Doing clinical and nutritional assessment of clients/patients.
4. Determining specific nutritional needs and requirements of the client/patient.
5. Planning appropriate nutritional management.
6. Implementing plan i.e. a specialized diet/diet + supplementation /enteral nutrition/parenteral nutrition
7. Providing appropriate client education
8. Monitoring and reassessing/evaluating the effect of nutritional intervention.
9. Co-ordinating assessing and planning with the catering manager, preparation and service of food.
10. Prescribing hospital diets to patients depending on the disease condition.
11. CMAM training,
12. Nutrition surveillance and IYCF awareness,
13. Hospital food service supervisor monitoring and training
14. Providing medical students with education on nutritional surveillance, nutrition in the context of HIV etc.
15. Providing education to other health professionals on the importance of nutrition in healthcare
16. Providing diet education to specific clinics – organized with the help of those running the clinic so they operate concurrently:
• Lipid clinic
• Diabetic clinic
• ARV programme
• Hypertension clinic
• Oncology clinic
• Cardiology Clinic

Shop Manager; health consultant

Feelgood Health

July 2010 - March 2011

Performed day-to-day product sales, marketing, and service activities.
Gave feedback to manager on sales and client needs bi-weekly. 2007

Telelangue telephone English Teacher

World Wide Speaking; Telelangue

March 2008 - July 2011

ID Clinic (UCT

Groote Schuur) - dietitian

March 2008 - December 2008

nutrition in the context of HIV; managing health care of patients as part of a multidisciplinary team.

shop Salesperson and Public Relations Officer

Computer feedback 2006

February 2007 - November 2007

Performed day-to-day product sales, marketing, and service activities.
Gave feedback to manager on sales and client needs bi-weekly. 2007


National Nutrition Unit

July 2004 - September 2004

Perfected administrative skills as I was required to perform duties of a secretarial nature occasionally.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Science degree (Medical Honours)

University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Science degree

University of Zimbabwe

Africa University

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