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Nutritional Feeding Tech Job in Akron, Ohio US

Nutritional Feeding Tech

CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF AKRON - Akron, OH

Posted: 8/1/2021 - Expires: 10/30/2021

Job ID: 230103673

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About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .

OUR PROMISES
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Full Time

Monday - Friday

Variable Schedule

Every other weekend

Summary:

Calculates, prepares, delivers and monitors specialized infant formula, modulated infant or pediatric formulas, human milk, tube feedings and medical nutrition supplements. Answers room service calls, process diet orders and take patient and family food selections for meals; assists in selecting appropriate foods for diet and age.  Adheres to all food safety and sanitation regulations and standards established by regulatory agencies and Akron Children's Hospital.  Performs inventory management, operates feeding preparation equipment, maintains sanitation in the feeding preparation room(s), performs quality improvement activities, completes temperature/sanitization records and communicates information through various telecommunication modes.

Responsibilities:

 Prepares and delivers patient feedings per recipe, registered dietitian nutritionist (RD, RDN) instruction and established protocols.
Uses clinical information systems (including EHR) to update patient human milk, formula, tube feeding and supplement orders, print labels and generate production lists.
Communicates effectively with DTR, RDN or Manager, medical team and patient care areas regarding issues with feeding orders, human milk/formula/tube feeding storage or administration.
Maintains sanitation in preparation and storage areas. Ensures sanitation of supplies and equipment.  Prepares feedings using aseptic technique.
Assists with product inventory in preparation space and patient care areas throughout the organization.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
May answer room service calls, process diet orders and take patient and family food selections for meals; assists in selecting appropriate foods for diet and age.
Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Experience
 Proficiency in math and computation skills is required
Strong problem-solving skills is essential
Experience in Customer Service and effective communication, both written and verbal, is essential
Experience in healthcare is preferred
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Experience with HER software is preferred.

 Education and Experience
 Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.  Associates Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or related field is preferred.
Nutrition and dietetics technician, registered (NDTR) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is preferred.
Certification: ServSafe is preferred
Years of relevant experience: 0-2 years is preferred.
Years of experience supervising: None

Full Time

FTE:  1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
58053196
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Licenses / Certifications:
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