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Formula Tech-Egleston/SR (PRN)

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Friday; Monday; Monday - Friday; Saturday; Sunday; Thursday; Tuesday; Variable; Wednesday
Employment Type:  PRN
Requisition #:  30762

JOB SUMMARY

Prepares and delivers all infant feedings. Adheres to sanitary regulations and standards established by regulating agencies and healthcare facility. Operates equipment needed to prepare feedings. Documents temperature and sanitation logs.

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • Experience in word processing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to follow verbal direction
  • Ability to read, write, and perform necessary mathematics tasks at high school level or above

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Prepares and delivers feedings as ordered.
  2. Verifies new orders and obtains standardized recipes.
  3. Prepares formula according to established written formulations, following established feeding preparation procedures.
  4. Uses correct technique to measure powders and liquids.
  5. Packages and labels individual formulas according to procedure.
  6. Delivers prepared and ready-to-feed formula to patient care area and removes previously prepared infant feedings from patient care area according to procedure.
  7. Uses clinical information system to print labels.
  8. Maintains equipment and sanitation logs.
  9. Maintains environment of formula room.
  10. Cleans and sanitizes work surfaces before and after each feeding preparation.
  11. Cleans utensils, equipment, and storage areas according to established procedures.
  12. Follows aseptic technique.
  13. Follows department and infection control policies regarding feeding handling.
  14. Maintains daily appearance and personal hygiene according to department guidelines.
  15. Uses appropriate clothes and gowning procedures in formula room.
  16. Checks equipment for proper operation and reports problems to appropriate department and supervisor.
  17. Assists in training other employees in feeding preparation and proper handling techniques as needed.
  18. Prepares monthly quality assurance report.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

Location:  Egleston  -  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Nutrition


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Patient Care, Nutrition, Quality Assurance, Infection Control, Healthcare, Technology