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"Endoscopy Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Maintain a sterile field to provide support for physicians and nurses during endoscopy procedures. Prepare and maintain instruments and equipment. May obtain specimens.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Endoscopy Technician"

1) Maintain inventories of endoscopic equipment and supplies.

2) Perform safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.

3) Prepare suites or rooms according to endoscopic procedure requirements.

4) Clean, disinfect, or calibrate scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.

5) Maintain or repair endoscopic equipment.

6) Position or transport patients in accordance with instructions from medical personnel.

7) Assist physicians or registered nurses in the conduct of endoscopic procedures.

8) Attend in-service training to validate or refresh basic professional skills.

9) Collect specimens from patients using standard medical procedures.

 

 

11) Read current literature, talk with colleagues, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in endoscopy.

12) Place devices, such as blood pressure cuffs, pulse oximeter sensors, nasal cannulas, surgical cautery pads, and cardiac monitoring electrodes, on patients to monitor vital signs.


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Job Description for "Endoscopy Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  31-9099.02