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334101 ICN Nutrition Tech PAH

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
This position is responsible for the daily, hands on aspect of the storage, preparation and delivery of breast milk as well as infant formula. The position supports the daily operation of the Nutrition Room to ensure optimal safety for all patients receiving prepared products from the Nutrition Room.¢\tHandling of Breast Milk¢\tReceive, document and record all breast milk received to ensure exact inventory¢\tFollow established handling, preparation and storage procedures for breast milk at all times, in accordance to regulations and guidelines set forth by the State of Pennsylvania, OSEH, ADA and the HMBANA.¢\tVerify and prepare all breast milk and/or formula feedings per physicians order¢\tReconcile all breast milk and formula orders with physician orders. When necessary, verify physician orders for breast milk and/or mixed formulas with Registered Nurse /Registered Dietitian or ordering clinician.¢\tUse computerized systems to reconcile breast milk and formula feeding orders, prepare labels and production lists.¢\tFollow all established procedures for safe and accurately identify ad track prepared products.¢\tDeliver final prepared breast milk an/or mixed formula products to patient areas.¢\tRemove and discard all prepared, yet unused, breast milk and formulas exceeding 24 hours of preparation from patient area refrigerators according to established procedure.¢\tMaintain a sanitary environment in the preparation area, clean and sanitize all work surfaces before and after each feeding preparation period.¢\tClean utensils, equipment and storage areas in the Milk Room according to established procedures.¢\tFollow aseptic technique in breast milk and/or formula preparation.¢\tFollow established procedures of the Nutrition Room and Pennsylvania Hospital regarding handling of breast milk and items related to feedings.¢\tCommunicate any illness to supervisor or manager on duty.¢\tFollow established procedures for maintenance of personal hygiene standards and use of protective gear.¢\tEnsure all products are used within manufacturers safe usage recommendations.¢\tFollow procedures for formula recalls at the direction of the supervisor.¢\tMonitor all equipment in the Milk Room for proper operation and report problems to supervisor per policy.¢\tMaintain proper confidentiality and security of all information and data used in the scope of the position.¢\tCommunicate with co-workers, parents, and allied health staff to ensure optimal breast milk collection, storage and/or mixed formula preparation.¢\tInteract with dietitians, nurses, unit clerks, nursing technicians, environmental and material services personnel, lactation consultants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners/physicians assistants and physicians.¢\tWork cooperatively with own and other departments to continuously improve the quality of services.¢\tContact appropriate allied health staff (Lactation Consultants, Nursing etc.) should the parents need assistance with lactation and breast milk issues¢\tIncorporate UPHS core values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, efficiency and leadership into all work efforts.¢\tMaintain productivity standards and practice effective time management.¢\tAssist in achieving compliance with state and federal regulatory and accrediting agencies.¢\tParticipate in the training of new staff members.¢\tParticipate in departmental and interdisciplinary meetings, task forces, and projects.¢\tContribute to quality improvement and services excellence efforts. ¢\tPerforms duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, polices, and procedures¢\tOther duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

H.S. Diploma/GED\t\t\nAnd\t1+ years\tin clinical or retail setting

Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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334101 ICN Nutrition Tech PAH

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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