Formula/Milk Technician Supervisor

Nemours Foundation Wilmington , DE 19801

Posted 4 months ago

As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children even those who may never enter our doors through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

This position is responsible for: Oversight of the preparation, distribution, inventory, record keeping and ordering of all patient formula under the supervision of a registered dietitian.

The Formula/Milk Technician Supervisor manages the day-to-day operations of the formula/milk processes. With Director of Clinical Nutrition, the Formula/Milk Supervisor establishes formula/milk team goals and tracks performance.

Essential Functions:

  • Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by associate's manager.

  • Follow the standards of formula preparation as described in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics "Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities".

  • Recognize age-related factors that may contribute to formula choices. Recognize and interpret instructions for changes in formula and milk orders.

  • Maintain aseptic technique during formula/milk preparation and delivery. Maintain sanitation in formula room area.

  • Inventory and maintain sufficient formula/milk/supplies stock. Track purchases and seek opportunities for effective management of formula/milk room resources.

    Communicate with formula representatives as needed to maintain stock. Oversee reimbursement of unusable formula.

  • Remain knowledgeable of HIPAA and OSHA safety regulations. With Director of Clinical Nutrition, participate in interviewing and hiring process of milk/formula room staff.

    Oversee training of new milk/formula technicians. Maintain competencies of formula/milk room staff.

  • With Director of Clinical Nutrition, establish and manage team performance goals for formula/milk technicians. Monitor day-to-day operations to assure adherence to regulatory requirements and Nemours policies and procedures. Monitor formula/milk errors via incident report system in MIDAS.

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) process and use CI tools to optimize management of formula/milk room processes

  • Supervise staff in completing daily duties of formula and human milk preparation and delivery, functioning in the role of formula/milk technician when necessary.

  • Support that concepts and philosophies of patient and family centered care. Participates in building a culture where all associates focus efforts on discovering and meeting patient needs and expectations in a manner that provides satisfaction for the family and enhances superior clinical and service outcomes. Adheres to Nemours Standards of Behavior.

Additional Requirements:

Associates degree in related field required

Bachelor's degree preferred
1-3 years of job related experience rquired

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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Formula/Milk Technician Supervisor

Nemours Foundation