Milk and Formula Room Technician

Children's Mercy KC - Kansas City, MO 64108 (Hospital Hill area)
$18.07 an hourPart-time

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Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


The Milk and Formula Room Technician is responsible for the routine storage, preparation, and delivery of mother's breast milk and formula, additives, prescribed foods and thickeners following the guidelines set forth from 'Infant Feedings: Guidelines for preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities' by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and from 'Beast Practice for Expressing, Storing and Handling Human Milk in Hospital, Homes and Child Care Settings' by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America. The Technician supports the daily operations of the Milk and Formula Room to ensure the safety for all patients receiving products prepared in the Milk and Formula Room.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

  • Accurately receive, identify, store, verify, prepare and deliver all human milk feedings as ordered by the providers caring for hospitalized infants.
  • Process, store, prepare and deliver all formula feedings and other products as ordered by the providers caring for hospitalized patients.
  • Maintain a sanitary, well-supplied environment in the milk and formula preparation area, following the procedures of the hospital and the Milk and Formula Room.
  • Supply mothers with needed breast pumping supplies.
  • Communicate with co-workers, parents, and other staff on proper preparation, storage, transport of formula and other prepared products.
  • HS diploma or equivalent Trained in infection Control Practices. Must have mathematical competency. and No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Training or
  • Associate's Degree preferred
Starting Pay:

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $18.07/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home:

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children’s Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet:

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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