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

  • Keeping records

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

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