Patient Equipment Attendant

Michigan, United States
$38,147.20 – $39,312.00
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

How to Apply

A resume is required to be considered for this position.  Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered


  • Receive orders for patient equipment from the floors by phone, page or verbally
  • Deliver patient equipment to patient floors by hand or cart
  • Check all equipment returned to Patient Equipment for cleanliness, safety and proper operation
  • Return all equipment from patient floors and specified pick up areas to central location
  • Instruct, upon request, medical and nursing staffs on the proper use of equipment
  • Maintain a control log of all equipment requests noting patient name, bed number, type of equipment and the name of the person requesting the equipment
  • Prepare charge tickets in duplicate for all chargeable equipment
  • Install and dismantle orthopedic traction set-ups
  • Clean, assemble and disassemble equipment such as circle-electric beds, suction machines, cardiac monitors and hypothermia machines
  • Perform maintenance and repair on patient equipment including replacing interchangeable parts which are kept in stock.

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma, GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Some computer skills
  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language clearly
  • No lifting restrictions

Work Schedule

Afternoons / 16 hours / Sunday - Monday / 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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