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.
Nemours is seeking a Formula Tech (CASUAL/PRN) to join our Nemours Children's Hospital team in Orlando, Florida
Located in Orlando, Fla., Nemours Children’s Hospital is the newest addition to the Nemours integrated healthcare system. Our 100-bed pediatric hospital also features the area’s only 24-hour Emergency Department designed just for kids as well as outpatient pediatric clinics including several specialties previously unavailable in the region. A hospital designed by families for families, Nemours Children’s Hospital blends the healing power of nature with the latest in healthcare innovation to deliver world-class care to the children of Central Florida and beyond. In keeping with our goal of bringing Nemours care into the communities we serve, we also provide specialty outpatient care in several clinics located throughout the region.
Responsible for the preparation, distribution, inventory, record keeping and ordering of all patient formula under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian
Under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian:
Recognizes weights and measures and has a working knowledge of medical terminology
Maintains sterile technique during formula preparation
Follows the standards of formula preparation as described in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics “Guidelines for Preparations of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities”
Able to read, write and perform necessary mathematical skills to correctly calculate and follow formula recipes and prepare infant formulas
Prepares and delivers all infant formulas as ordered
Inventories and maintains sufficient infant feeding room stock
Maintains sanitation in formula room area
Recognizes all of the age- related factors that may contribute to formula choices
Recognizes and interprets instructions for changes in formula and readjusts volumes accordingly
Regularly interacts with dietitians, nurses, unit secretaries, food service personnel, patients and family members
Remains knowledgeable of HIPPA and OSHA/Safety Regulations
Supports the concepts and principles of Patient and Family Centered Care
Adheres to the Nemours Standards of Behavior
High School graduate required
Specialized (1 year of training beyond high school) required; completed training in a related medical field ( i.e. Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant) or Food Services field
Valid American Heart Association BLS Certification required upon hire; BLS certification must be valid for 90 days post start date
Able to complete formula preparation competencies in the first 90 days
Minimum of 1 year experience required
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.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.