Northwell Health Milk Nutrition Associate in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 001RNU

Job Category Materials Management

Job Description

  1. Receives and processes human milk and related supplies and equipment according to establishedpolicies and procedures.
  • Confirms quantity and inspects items toensure adherence to quality and infection control guidelines.Reports any damage, spoilage or discrepancies to supervisor.

  • Labels, dates and stores items inappropriate refrigerators, freezers, or dry storage areas according toestablished policies and procedures.

  • Rotates inventory andmaintains proper storage temperatures and timeframes. Discardsexpired items, as required.

  • Monitors and maintains milk nutrition inventory par levels.Keeps supervisor informed of par levels and supply needs.

  • Maintains cleanliness of milk nutrition refrigerators, freezers, dry storageareasand related supplies and equipment.

  1. Receives and processes physician orders for infantfeedings.
  • Identifies, calculates, measures and prepares milkfollowing to established policies, procedures, and sanitation guidelines.

  • Adds fortifiers, liquid protein, and/or other nutritionaladditives to milk, as directed by physician orders.

  • Refers to appropriate clinical team members forclarification, as needed.

  • Delivers prepared milk to appropriate units for scheduledinfant feedings.

  1. Enters all milk nutrition activitiesin department computer system and completes related paperwork.

  2. Performsrelated duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions


  • High School Diploma orequivalent, required.

  • Successful completion ofhospital training program within normal probationary period, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year relatedfood service or inventory experience in a healthcare setting, required.

  • Demonstrated competencyin basic mathematics andinventory flow, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and followinstructions verbally and in writing.