GI Techs are responsible for providing support to physicians and nurses during endoscopy procedures, usually used to diagnose or treat patients with gastrointestinal problems. He/she has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. He/she has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the procedure.
Duties of GI techs, also known as Endoscopy technicians are (but not limited to):
Maintain instruments: Clean, disinfect, or calibrate scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.
Prepare suites or rooms according to endoscopic procedure requirements
Prepare equipment including performing safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning
May obtain specimens
May maintain a sterile field
May assist during procedures
2 years recent working experience as a GI technologist (not including clinicals)
Current BLS Card
Current TB Screen
Valid Identification/Driver's License
Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process