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Responsibilities*

Support the daily operations of the Milk Room to ensure optimal safety for all patients receiving prepared products from the Milk Room. Perform Milk Room operations including: Handling of Breast Milk, verifying and preparing all breast milk and/or formula feedings per physician orders, delivering prepared products, maintaining a sanitary environment in the preparation area, inventorying Milk Room stock and equipment, and maintaining proper confidentiality and security of all information and data used in the scope of the position. Contact appropriate allied health staff (Lactation Consultants, Nursing etc.) should parents need assistance with lactation and breast milk issues. Extensive daily heavy lifting, pushing of carts, walking, and standing in the Milk Room and in patient care units is required to perform the duties of this job.

Required Qualifications*

Associates degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience and knowledge of proper handling of infant formula and breast milk for preparation and fortification. ServSafe Certification is desired. Knowledge of newborn and pediatric nutrition. Experience and knowledge of aseptic techniques. Highly functional abilities with technology such as e-mail, computerized ordering systems, word processing, and nutrient analysis software. Ability to work independently in an ever-changing and potentially stressful environment.

Work Schedule

Exact hours to be determined, however, position may potentially cover a combination of days, evenings, night shifts or weekends to provide coverage for the 24/7 schedule of the Milk Room.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.