Providence Health & Services Infant Nutrition Technician - NICU in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an Infant Nutrition Technician (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position, you will:
Prepare all infant feedings as ordered
Verify new or questionable infant feeding orders with ordering MD/NNP or Registered Dietitian for accuracy
Maintain daily records of patient profiles
Use EPIC to update patient feeding orders and to print labels
Communicate with allied health care personnel regarding orders
Inventory and maintain sufficient infant formula, donor breast milk and feeding supplementation stock
Order infant formula from dietary department and feeding supplies from general stores or unit’s special order designate
Maintain sanitation of the preparation area
Clean and sanitize all work surfaces in the infant nutrition preparation room before and after each preparation
Manage unit supply of Pasteurized Donor Human Breast Milk (PDHM
Prepares formulations or standardized recipes as provided by the Registered Dietitian responsible for the nutritional care of the infants
Check dietary preparation equipment and dishwasher for proper operation
Assist in training employees and interns (in approved PAMC programs) with infant feeding preparations and proper handling techniques, as needed
Assist parents in infant feeding preparations and proper handling techniques, as needed
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Food Handlers Card
Able to perform necessary mathematical tasks at High School level or above and be able to demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and calculate weights and measures accurately
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
One year of college education (typically 24 – 30 semester hours or equivalent)
Experience in medical environment
Medical terminology experience
Food-handling experience, sanitation practices, detail-oriented related work
About the hospital you will serve.
The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is the only level III NICU in the state of Alaska. The NICU has a bed capacity of 42 with an average length of stay of 24 days. Significant subgroups include premature infants <37 weeks gestation, newborns with respiratory compromise, congenital anomalies and medical complications. Care in the NICU incorporates an interdisciplinary team collaboration to develop, implement, and evaluate an individualized plan of care.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Diet/Nutrition Aide
Req ID: 258432