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Job Description

Job Title: Equipment Aide - Full Time (Day and Evening Shifts) - NICU
Job ID: 75333316
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 11am - 730pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: NICU A
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224


In accordance with established procedures and policies, establishes and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment. Monitors all supplies and equipment, and facilitates maintenance in an assigned area.

Equipment Aide Uniform: Navy blue casual pants, with a white or gray polo shirt without logos. Shirts must be tucked into pants, unless you have on a navy blue, white or gray smock/ jacket on without logos, unless the logo is Children's Hospital or UPMC. Scrubs are not permitted.  

  • Responsible for accurate record keeping and quality checks of equipment.
  • Identify needed repairs, maintenance, and cleaning of unit specific equipment/environment according to procedures. Enter online requests for repairs to facilities and keep accurate records of maintenance performed.
  • Assist with assigned quality monitoring including, but not limited to, maintaining refrigerator and temperature logs and point of care testing. Notify appropriate personnel when respective quality indicators are out of normal range.
  • Order unit specific supplies/equipment and ensures that adequate amounts are available on the unit.
  • Trained in the process of Decontamination in the Emergency Department as needed during a Disaster Response.


  • High School Diploma or GED or one year previous job experience required in lieu of High School Diploma/GED.  
  • Requires the ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete Equipment Aid duties and the ability to use Equipment Aid equipment. 
  •  Prior job experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.33 to $22.33 / hour

    Union Position: No

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