I am a gastroenterolgy/endoscopy technician assistant.?
At the hospital I work at, they aren't sure what we can and can not do. For many years now there has not be a problem, but we can't find language that supports the job. I need to know if anyone is a technician and what all the duties they perform. Do you assist with biopsies, polypectomy's, ercp's, bronchoscopy or other procedures, and if so what duties do you as an GI assistant perform.
Asked By: Julie H - 8/15/2008
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At our hospital we do pretty much whatever the endoscopist asks us to do. Sometimes I have to push the scope, and sometimes actually operate the scope when we're doing a PEG. We assist biopsies, brushings, balloon dilations, snaring, and cauterization. We also apply clips. If a procedure needs to be done in the unit we... More
Answered By: Edie - 8/15/2008
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Do you have a national organization? They should define some of the things you can do. Your state will probably define the rest. I am guessing it varies state by state. I work in a medical assisting type job, and everything is decided by state or national guidelines.
Answered By: Velvet P - 8/15/2008
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