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Northwell Health Milk Nutrition Associate in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 23975

Job Description

Job Description

Receives and processes human milk products, related supplies, and equipment. Processes physician orders for infant feedings, and records all Milk Bank Nutrition center activities accordingly.

Job Responsibility

    • Receives and processes human milk and related supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Confirms quantity and inspects items to ensure adherence to quality and infection control guidelines.Reports any damage, spoilage or discrepancies to supervisor.

  • Labels, dates and stores items in appropriate refrigerators, freezers, or dry storage areas according to established policies and procedures.

  • Rotates inventory and maintains proper storage temperatures and timeframes.Discards expired items, as required.

  • Monitors and maintains milk nutrition inventory par levels.Keeps supervisor informed of par levels and supply needs.

  • Maintains cleanliness of milk nutrition refrigerators, freezers, dry storage areas and related supplies and equipment.

    • Receives and processes physician orders for infant feedings.
  • Identifies, calculates, measures and prepares milk following to established policies, procedures, and sanitation guidelines.

  • Adds fortifiers, liquid protein, and/or other nutritional additives to milk, as directed by physician orders.

  • Refers to appropriate clinical team members for clarification, as needed.

  • Delivers prepared milk to appropriate units for scheduled infant feedings.

    • Enters all milk nutrition activities in department computer system and completes related paperwork.
  • Performs related duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Successful completion of hospital training program within normal probationary period, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year related food service or inventory experience in a healthcare setting, required.

  • Demonstrated competency in basic mathematics and inventory flow, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions verbally and in writing.

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