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Milk Technician, Part Time

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1173585
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Milk Technicians in the NICU are responsible for critical measurement and mixing of infant formula based on respective physician orders for the entire pediatric hospital in addition to performing same skills in the NICU. Role is responsible for adding various additives, calculating and dividing feedings appropriately for all babies receiving breast milk and/or donor milk.


  • Responsible for precise and specific measurement and mixture of formula daily
  • Responsible for daily management of breast milk supply for respective patient population
  • Routinely ensures proper preparation for the timely thawing of needed milk supplies. This includes adhering to hospital guidelines for storage, temperature monitoring and expiration dates, daily
  • Utilizes specific mathematical skills and appropriate spreadsheets to calculate and measure for additives in the milk, i.e. protein, iron, calories, daily
  • Calculates and divides milk into individual feeds while assuring proper adherence to milk supply to properly manage and plan for waste avoidance, daily

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer