JOB DESCRIPTION – Neonatal Nutrition Technician
Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Neonatal Nutrition Technician is responsible for the storage, preparation, and packaging of expressed breast milk and formulas for individual NICU patients.
Generates labels, measures EBM/formula, calculates additives and fills feeding orders for 24 hour period, according to physician order.
Responds to patients’ and nurses’ needs and requests appropriately.
Practices Safety measures when preparing milk for the patients
Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth.
Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.
Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.
To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
Other duties as assigned
Education required and/or preferred:
Experience required or preferred:
Individual with previous experience in hospital processes and/or physician orders.
, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Must be able to perform mathematical calculations accurately; data entry into computer system.
Must possess ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision.
HCA Inc - 30+ days ago