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Endoscopy Technicians - 31-9099.02

O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Certified Endoscopy Technician
  • Certified Flex Endoscope Reprocessor
  • Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER)
  • Certified Flexible Endoscopy Reprocessor
  • Endoscope Technician
  • Endoscopy Specialty Technician
  • Endoscopy Technician (Endo Technician)
  • Gastrointestinal Technician (GI Technician)

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Assist physicians or registered nurses in the conduct of endoscopic procedures.
  • Attend in-service training to validate or refresh basic professional skills.
  • Clean, disinfect, or calibrate scopes or other endoscopic instruments according to manufacturer recommendations and facility standards.
  • Collect specimens from patients, using standard medical procedures.
  • Conduct in-service training sessions to disseminate information regarding equipment or instruments.
  • Maintain inventories of endoscopic equipment and supplies.
  • Maintain or repair endoscopic equipment.
  • Perform safety checks to verify proper equipment functioning.
  • 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.
  • Position or transport patients in accordance with instructions from medical personnel.
  • Prepare suites or rooms according to endoscopic procedure requirements.
  • Read current literature, talk with colleagues, or participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in endoscopy.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables.
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Attend educational events to update medical knowledge.
  • Clean medical equipment.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Inventory medical supplies or equipment.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Monitor medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Move patients to or from treatment areas.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Prepare patient treatment areas for use.
  • Teach medical procedures to healthcare personnel.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Intelligence Analyst (Army - Enlisted)
  • Unit Supply Specialist (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

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