Ophthalmic Photographer – Boston Medical Center – Boston, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Ophthalmic Photographer performs all of the photography and angiography for the department of Ophthalmology. The department is currently utilizing digital imaging systems, so a strong background and base knowledge in digital file handling is a must. Photographers report directly to the supervisor and operations manager.

Position:
Ophthalmic Photographer

Department: Eye Clinics

Schedule: Full Time

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:

  • Performs all types of ophthalmic photography, e.g., fundus, external and anterior segment.
  • Assists physicians by performing diagnostic tests, e.g.: fluorescein and ICG angiography, specular microscopy, A/B Scans, UBM, OCT testing, and topography.
  • Regularly maintains work area and equipment in a neat and orderly manner; assists in the cleaning and organizing of the Center’s section on own initiative and reports any malfunctioning equipment as observed by supervisor.
  • A competent retinal angiographer should be able to recognize and react to medical and photographic complications during fluorescein angiography.

Must adhere to all of BMC’s RESPECT behavioral standards.

(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

BS preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA) and/or Certified Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT-C) and/or COA certifications strongly preferred but not required.

EXPERIENCE:

Two-three years’ experience working consistently as a senior level technician or photographer

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Must be able to troubleshoot all devices
  • Knowledge of anterior segment and posterior structures of the eye
  • Can recognize and identify the ocular manifestations and associated findings of ophthalmic diseases and disorders
  • Experience in ophthalmic photography and angiography
  • Ability to manage patient workflow, multitask and think productively under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with patients, physicians, and other staff

Req id: 24695

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