Endoscopy Technicians

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Certified Endo Tech (Certified Endoscopy Technician), Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER), Endoscopy Technician (Endoscopy Tech), GI Tech (Gastrointestinal Technician)

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Diagnostic Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Craftsman, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Helper, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Surgical Technologist; Surgical Technologist Apprentice, Otolaryngology; Surgical Technologist Craftsman, Otolaryngology; Surgical Technologist Helper, Orthopedics; Surgical Technologist Journeyman, Orthopedics
Intelligence Analyst; Nurse Corps Officer; Operating Room Specialist; Perioperative Nurse; Unit Supply Specialist
Health Services Technician
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Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist; Hospital Corpsman; Hospitalman; Perioperative Nurse; Surgical Technologist
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What they do:
Maintain a sterile field to provide support for physicians and nurses during endoscopy procedures. Prepare and maintain instruments and equipment. May obtain specimens.
On the job, you would:
  • Clean, disinfect, or calibrate scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.
  • Collect specimens from patients, using standard medical procedures.
  • Perform safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.


Arts and Humanities

  • English language


  • customer service


  • medicine and dentistry

Education and Training

  • teaching and course design


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Hand and Finger Use

  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation


You might use software like this on the job:

Medical software

  • MEDITECH software Hot Technology
  • Patient electronic medical record EMR software

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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