Infant Nutrition Technician – Pediatric Nutritional Service – Hospital for Children at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Nutrition / Food Service
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Infant Nutrition Technician – Pediatric Nutritional Service – Hospital for Children

AdventHealth Hospital for Children seeks to hire a Infant Nutrition Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Since opening our doors in 1908, AdventHealth has offered one of the most comprehensive children’s health programs in Central Florida. Today, we continue this legacy of pediatric excellence at the Magnet® recognized Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children. Our campus is home to 30 pediatric sub-specialties led by a team of 400+ nurses and physicians. We provide specialized care in various state-of-the-art settings, including an 81-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with private family-centered rooms, an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery handling nearly 4,000 cases each year, and one of the few pediatric oncology programs in the area. We’re also Central Florida’s only pediatric provider for bone marrow transplant, kidney transplant, Gamma Knife services, trilogy radiation and Level III epilepsy care. But perhaps most exciting of all, is that this is the first—and only—hospital to bear the Disney® name.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Mostly Thursday-Sunday with some holidays ; 9:00-7:30 or 8:30- 7:00

Job Summary:

Performs duties related to preparation, packaging, storage, and inventory of infant and pediatric formulas and related supplies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Mathematical capabilities essential to job duties
  • Computer skills necessary for job responsibilities
  • Associate’s degree or greater in nutrition or related field (Preferred)
  • Experience using Cerner electronic health record (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Registration as a Diet Technician by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Verifies patient identifiers and nutrition orders daily, facilitates order clarifications, and creates patient labels. Logs orders that are prepared.
  • Manages nutrition recipes. Verifies recipes with the registered dietitian. Publishes verified recipes for storage in the nutrition room. Makes discharge recipes available.
  • Prepares infant and pediatric formulas that may include ready to feed liquid, liquid concentrate, powder, modular components, and human milk using verified recipes.
  • Inventories human milk supplies. Orders donor human milk from milk bank.
  • Collects, receives, packages, labels, and stores human milk utilizing Bridge EMR. Fortifies and supplements human milk with liquid and powder fortifier, modulars, and infant formula.
  • Distributes labeled infant feedings to patient area refrigerators. Removes human milk and formula preparations that are expired. Records temperatures for nutrition room and patient area refrigerators and heating equipment.
  • Inventories nutrition room stock. Maintains supplies of infant formula, glassware, bottles, enteral feeding bags, nipples and other supplies. Discards expired products and supplies. Follows procedures for formula recalls.
  • Maintains a safe and clean preparation area. Checks equipment for proper operation, creates work orders (as needed), and follows up with work order completion. Cleans and sanitizes all equipment and work surfaces before and after each formula preparation. Follows aseptic technique and policies regarding formula/breast milk handling. Conducts quality assurance on cleaning and sanitizing equipment and maintaining applicable logs.
  • Remains up-to-date with the neonatal and pediatric population activities, communications, and changes. Demonstrates and participates in controlling cost and minimizing waste. Provides training. Participates in the performance improvement process as needed.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Infant Nutrition Technician opportunity with AdventHealth Hospital for Children and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Infant Nutrition Technician, Pediatric Nutritional Service, Hospital for Children

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nutrition / Food Service
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 5, 2019, 6:21:18 AM

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