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Milk Technician; Part Time

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1181025
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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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.


Responsibilities

  • 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

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <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