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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Milk Lab
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 614781
Date Posted: 9/27/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Performs a variety of tasks that are responsible for the preparation, distribution, inventory and management of Human Milk (HM), Donor Milk (DM) and formula.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Handle human milk and formula using aseptic techniques, which adhere to all sanitary regulations and standards established by the hospital, including HACCP and patient safety policies.
  2. Delivers and picks up to individual rooms/units/floors within the hospital.
  3. Verify feeding orders with registered dietitians or other designated medical staff to ensure accuracy.
  4. Communicates with lactation consultants, nurses, other medical team members and parents to ensure milk or formula is accurately utilized, prepared and stored.
  5. Monitors daily inventory which could include checking expiration dates, restocking units/floors, rotating stock and ordering additional supplies as needed, or notifying appropriate personnel when supplies are needed.
  6. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings and conferences.
  7. Ensure that all utensils, workstations and supplies have been successfully cleaned and sanitized.
  8. Works cooperatively with own and other departments to continuously improve the quality of services provided.
  9. Demonstrates excellent customer service and adapts to unanticipated requests.
  10. Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security.
  11. Maintains a working knowledge of technical terminologies and classifications as appropriate for the proper completion of job duties.
  12. Follow policies and procedures outlined for the hospital, department and Nutrition Lab.
  13. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High school diploma Required
2. Degree or coursework in nutrition or further education in clinical/medical field Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. At least 6 months previous experience in food preparation or clinical patient care Preferred
2. One or two years of equivalent customer service related experience Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Arizona food handler card or ServSafe certificate Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Ability to read, understand and exhibit basic mathematical skills Required
2. Ability to understand and interpret basic medical terminologies Required
3. Ability to use computer software Required
4. Ability to read, comprehend and write English Required
5. Strong analytical, planning, organizational skills and time management ability Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply