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Endoscopy Tech-McHenry-Casual (.4)-with call

Northwestern Medicine
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At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The Endoscopy Tech reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

This role is a clinically competent Endoscopy Technician who works under the supervision of the Physician and RN in delivering skilled and effective care to patients undergoing endoscopy procedures. The Endoscopy Technician is efficient and meticulous in reprocessing of Video Endoscopes, use of reprocessing machines and all related functions.


  • Provides direct and indirect patient care in the ambulatory care setting under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain steady level of productivity.
  • Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
  • Participates in the continuous quality improvement activities regarding endoscopes.
  • Sets up and prepares endoscopy procedure room
  • Assists the nurse in the preparation of the patient prior to and after the procedure.
  • Assists the physician during endoscopy procedures
  • Performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of a physician and/or nurse.
  • Demonstrates support and awareness of daily schedule by expediting on time starts and efficient turnover between procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of endotherapy supplies and equipment.
  • Locates, obtains, and restocks supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly environment.
  • Uses proper patient identification procedures in transporting of patients.
  • Safely transports patients by wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Maintains competencies in the reprocessing of endoscopes and operating the scope washers.
  • Identifies actual or potential problems with the integrity of the endoscopes and assists the charge nurse in orchestrating repair.
  • Demonstrates knowledge/awareness of Infection Control



  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • AHA- BLS Provider Certification


  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
  • Associates Program GTS
  • Advanced Associates Program - AGTS

Equal Opportunity
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

While each of our 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one vision: to put patients first in everything that we do. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago, Northwestern Medicine brings academic medicine into the heart of local communities across the suburbs and beyond, close to where our patients live and work.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced health care to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty, and medical students come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Northwestern Medicine has:

  • More than 33,000 employees dedicated to exceptional service and care
  • More than 4,400 aligned physicians, including faculty, residents and scientists, offering treatment informed by the latest research from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 6 hospitals honored by the Magnet® Recognition Program for meeting the highest standards for patient care and nursing excellence
  • Hundreds of locations throughout the Chicagoland area


Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Whether directly providing patient care or supporting those who do, every Northwestern Medicine employee has an impact on the quality of the patient experience and the level of excellence we collectively achieve. This knowledge, expressed in our shared commitment to a single, patient-focused mission, unites us.


Northwestern Medicine is a premier integrated academic health system where the patient comes first.

  • We are all caregivers or someone who supports a caregiver.
  • We are here to improve the health of our community.
  • We have an essential relationship with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • We integrate education and research to continually improve excellence in clinical practice.
  • We serve a broad community and strive to bring the best in medicine closer to where patients live and work.


To be a premier integrated academic health system that will serve a broad community and bring the best in medicine—including breakthrough treatments and clinical trials enhanced through our affiliation with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—to a growing number of patients close to where they live and work.


Patients first: Putting our patients first in all that we do

Integrity: Adhering to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes complete honesty and sincerity

Teamwork: Team success over personal success

Excellence: Continuously striving to be better

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  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2021): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index



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