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MD Anderson Cancer Center Endoscopic Technologist - Endoscopy in Houston, Texas

Endoscopic Technologist - Endoscopy

The primary purpose of the Endoscopic Technologist position is to provide the technical aspect of endoscopic patient care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team in order to achieve quality patient outcomes. Performs technical functions in a dynamic patient care environment through interaction with Endoscopy team members.


Scope Reprocessing/Infection and Quality Control

-Adheres to hospital, Joint Commission, SGNA guidelines for quality control and safety of procedures

-Participates in the education of self and others regarding job duties and process improvement efforts.

-Observes all policies and procedures to assure the quality and safety of the endoscopy environment for patients, families and staff.

-Participates in continuous monitoring and quality improvement efforts.

-Helps to ensure all dictated reports contain necessary information in order to be sent through the electronic portal or health record.

-Performs routine equipment maintenance.

-Helps maintain inventory of supplies to provide full service to endoscopy patients.

-Follows hospital laboratory protocol for collecting tissue specimens, labeling and recording of specimens during all procedures

-Completes annual competency training on scope reprocessing

-Maintains certifications

Endoscopy Procedures

Is competent and safely assists with any combination of the following procedures and treatment modalities:



-Flexible sigmoidoscopy


-Small bowel enteroscopy

-Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placements and replacements

-Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography under direct fluoroscopic visualization

-Endoscopic ultrasonography, fine needle aspiration under direct visualization of endoscopic ultrasonography


-BarrX Therapy

-Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

-Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection


-Argon plasma coagulation


-Single/Double Balloon Technique


-Travel Cases using mobile cart


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: One year of endoscopy experience or two years healthcare experience.


Certification from an approved endoscopy education program or graduation from surgical technologist school may be substituted for required experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 156580

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 59,500

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No