Endoscopy Technicians

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What do 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.

Also known as:

Certified Endoscopy Technician, Certified Flex Endoscope Reprocessor, Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER), Certified Flexible Endoscopy Reprocessor, Chief Technician, Endoscope Technician, Endoscopy Specialty Technician, Endoscopy Technician, Gastrointestinal Technician (GI Technician)

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Healthcare Support Workers, All Other is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

★ You’re seeing projected growth rate for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other because we don’t have information for Endoscopy Technicians.
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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 1.5%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #25 in job growth rate
  • 160

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #25 in net job growth
★ You’re seeing projected employment information for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other because we don’t have information for Endoscopy Technicians.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.9%)
  • Master's degree (2.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (11.8%)
  • Associate's degree (12.8%)
  • Some college, no degree (26.8%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (35.9%)
  • Less than high school diploma (9.2%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Healthcare support workers, all other(1) because we don’t have information for Endoscopy Technicians. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Clean medical equipment.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Prepare patient treatment areas for use.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Assist practitioners to perform medical procedures.
  • Monitor medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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