Dietetic Assistant - Milk/Formula Lab

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Dietary & Nutrition

Job Description


As a Dietetic Assistant in this area, you will identify and interpret complex feeding orders, create formula recipes, mix breast milk and formulas, and deliver product. Excellent understanding of food safety principles is expected in this role. Our ideal candidate will have experience in milk formula preparation and handling in a healthcare setting.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform menu modification to coincide with most recent diet prescription
  • Support the Eating Disorder program using Computrition
  • Prepare specialized formulas and breast milk fortification
  • Label formulas, deliver, and store formulas in unit refrigerators
  • Monitors inventory, maintains par level and restocks as needed
  • Follows formula recipes accurately
  • Keeps daily formula preparation log


  • Must be skilled in using thermometers, liquid measuring equipment such as graduated cylinders, baby bottles, and syringes, calculator, cart for transporting of formula, Gram Scale, and Dishwasher.
  • Experience modifying patients' nutrition menus.
  • Ability to read and write English.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Knowledge of basic math for weights and measures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong verbal and written skills.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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