Responsible for oversight of storing, preparing, and delivering a mother's breast milk and/or pasteurized donor human milk to hospitalized infants. Supports the improvement of efficiency and quality care by performing the required duties of this position at the direction of RNs and Lactation Consultants.
High School Diploma/GED Preferred
Minimum Work Experience
1 year previous experience in a healthcare role or clerical/technical position preferred or current student enrolled in an accredited college of nursing.
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Basic computer skills including Outlook e-mail. Basic math skills in order to accurately weigh and measure. Strong attention to detail and organization of priorities. Strong self-initiative. Read, write, and ability to understand the importance of following and demonstrating protocols and processes completely, accurately, and consistently. Ability to effectively communicate and work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 8505
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.