Milk Laboratory Technician - Clinical Nutrition

Job ID 2023-48591
Area of Interest
Nutrition / Food Services
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.75 FTE (60 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Lactation Milk Lab
Day/Evening Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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.75 FTE (60 hours per bi-weekly)


Performs a variety of Milk Lab duties, including but not limited to: reconstitution and fortification of specialized formula, centrifugation and analysis of human milk lipid concentration and caloric density, human milk pasteurization, human milk and formula delivery, medical food and product inventory management, utilization of electronic health record and milk management software, interdisciplinary communication with nursing, Registered Dietitians, medical providers, Dietetic Technicians, and Lactation Consultants. Safely clean and operate a variety of biomedical preparation and production equipment. Interpret, implement and follow Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point safety regulations and infection control protocols and policies. Provide customer service to patients, visitors, and staff according to hospital and department expectations. Demonstrates understanding of rationale and downstream impacts of work and advocates for the responsible and efficient use of resources, including use of human milk. Contributes to the development and updating of standard work as well as peer-to-peer feedback ensuring compliance with these tools. Demonstrates high level of professionalism and problem solving abilities related to ensuring order in electronic health record is accurate, feeding supply is adequate with special attention to procedures, tolerance and advancements, timeliness of production schedule and advocates for breastmilk management that prevents waste. May perform other duties as assigned.




Required Education/Experience:
- Associate Degree required; OR one of the following credentials may substitute: Dietetic Technician Registered, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, or Certified Medical Assistant.

- Demonstrated prior quality improvement experience in a healthcare position.
- Pediatric or previous hospital experience.

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$22.78 - $34.18 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$47,382.40 - $71,094.40 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.


The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW


Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.


In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children’s has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.


As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.


Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.


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