Human Milk and Formula Preparation Technician - Part Time - 2100181
Performs a variety of tasks that relate to the preparation and delivery of human milk and infant/pediatric specialty formulas including the transfer of information concerning patient diet orders. Technicians must adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations and standards established by the regulating agencies and health care facility for administration of feedings. Technician is responsible for the safe and effective operation of equipment needed to prepare infant and pediatric feedings and maintain sanitation in the preparation room.
Duties of a T&R Center Licensed Practical Nurse may include the following but are not limited to:
Under the direction of the registered nurse, performs delegated activities.
Performs a variety of tasks that relate to the preparation and delivery of human milk and infant/pediatric specialty formulas including the transfer of information concerning patient diet orders.
Technicians must adhere to all food safety and sanitation regulations and standards established by the regulating agencies and health care facility for administration of feedings.
Technician is responsible for the safe and effective operation of equipment needed to prepare infant and pediatric feedings and maintain sanitation in the preparation room.
Attends to patients daily living, hygienic and simple human needs.
Assembles equipment, supplies.
Assists in cleaning, restocking storage and equipment supply areas.
Attends inservice programs and completes annual mandates.
Communicates instrumentation needs to coordinator.
Assists in the preparation of special formula; fortification of milk including human milk.
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. This position is classified by OSHA as Category 1 .
Requirements LPN license to practice in New York State, Proficiency in math skills, Basic computer operation, Prior hospital experience, pediatrics for 2 year(s)
Preferred: Associates degree
*Acute care is defined as medical services provided for illnesses that are short-term (usually less than 30 days), intense, and have a relatively severe to very severe course, requiring knowledge and expertise in the vigilant monitoring of subtle changes in the patient's condition, as well as ability to quickly recognize and identify potential problems and conditions resulting from a previous disease.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: T & R Center Licensed Practical Nurse
Job Field: Labor and Delivery
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Lactation Support Program-Stony Brook University Hospital
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