The Ophthalmic Photographer works closely with academic faculty and house staff in the performance of ophthalmic photographic patient procedures relating to the clinical teaching and research needs of the Department of Ophthalmology. They are also responsible for evaluating imaging processes and policies and making recommendations to ensure the program provides state of the art and quality care and service to patients and providers.
The Photographer will be expected to work with all age groups and the duties are in support of Service Excellence and will include performing a wide variety of ophthalmic photography procedures including color fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, ICG angiography, OCT, slitlamp photography, endothelial specular photography, and ocular biometry. They will also teach residents in the areas of ophthalmic photography, train staff and faculty members on new developments and techniques in ophthalmic imaging, assist Ophthalmology faculty with audio visual training and presentations, travel to satellite clinics to perform ophthalmic photographic procedures, and assist in the collation and delivery of patient images. The Photographer is also expected to keep abreast of current ophthalmic photography techniques, processes and equipment to ensure program is current and state of the art.
Five years of experience performing Ophthalmic Photography or Ultrasound procedures; experience in program or project monitoring is required, Or a Bachelors degree in Photography plus three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and practical experience along with considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in ophthalmic photography; experience in program or project monitoring is required, Or an Associates degree in Photography plus seven years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and practical experience along with considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in ophthalmic photography and experience in program or project monitoring is required
Strong organizational and multitasking skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to work well independently, as well as in a team, and assume responsibility for specific phases of research projects
Proven facilitation, teaching and training skills
Experience with clinic operations including scheduling systems and inventory control
Proficient with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Photoshop
Professional demeanor with exceptional interpersonal skills
Patient advocacy skills that are able to evaluate patient concerns for timely resolution
Sensitivity to patient needs
Willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model
Demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance at past and present employers
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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