Pediatric Feeding Tech - Levine Children's Hospital - PT

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • May 17, 2018
Part time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details:  Levine Children's Hospital
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
 
 
Job Summary
Calculates, prepares, delivers and monitors specialized infant formula, modulated infant or pediatric formulas, human milk and medical nutrition supplements. Adheres to all sanitary regulations and standards established by regulating agencies and the health care facility. Performs inventory management, operates formula preparation equipment, maintains sanitation in the formula preparation room, performs quality improvement activities, completes temperature/sanitization records and communication of information through various telecommunication modes.

Essential Functions
  • Unpacks, labels and stores formula, donor milk, supplements, etc., in designated areas implementing FIFO (first in first out) method.
  • Maintains sanitation in preparation and storage areas, including utensils and equipment; prepares enteral feedings using aseptic techniques.
  • Removes unused, previously prepared infant formula/human milk from patient area refrigerators 24 hours after preparation time and discards according to established protocol.
  • Completes daily census sheets indicating the number of prepared units. Completes daily donor milk logs indicating recipients of donor milk batch numbers.
  • Uses clinical information systems to update patient formula/human milk orders, print labels, and production lists.
  • Communicates effectively with allied healthcare team members regarding formula/human milk orders.
Physical Requirements
Requires standing for long periods of time, sitting, frequent moving about on foot, stooping, kneeling, twisting, crouching, or bending, frequent reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction and handling by seizing holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with the hand(s). Finger dexterity required. Must be able to see objects at a distance; must be able to discriminate color occasionally and perceive depth rarely. Requires occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in an applied science preferred with 6 to 12 months of clinical experience or a certification in Dietetic Technology from an American Dietetic Association approved dietetic program. 1 year experience working in medical field, pediatric population preferred. Registered Dietetic Technician by the Commission on Dietetic Registration preferred.

 
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
 
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
 
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer