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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Ophthalmic Photographer.
In this role, the successful candidate, under supervision, performs ophthalmic photography and diagnostic services
Performs ophthalmic photography. Modifies equipment for each test. Takes images of patients using specialized equipment including but not limited to: ocular fundus imaging system (FA, ICG), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Corneal Topography, Specular Microscopy, and Photo Slit Lamp Biomicroscope, as requested by physician.
Photographs medical phenomena of eye to document diseases, surgeries, treatments and congenital problems to aid ophthalmologists in diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders.
Monitors patients conditions and reactions during the imaging process for Fluorescein Angiography (FA), documents in EMR. Notifies physician as needed
Responsible for obtaining pre-procedural consent forms and other related documentation. Educates patients regarding administration of medications, as well as pre- or post-operative procedural instructions as directed by the ophthalmologist.
Assists with image-archiving and storage; manages duplicates and escalates any problems or concerns with image capture.
Recognizes problems or malfunctions of photographic, diagnostic and related equipment. May assist in making minor adjustments and perform preventive maintenance in accordance with established procedures. Advises supervisor of malfunctions requiring repair by vendor.
Responsible for preparing materials as requested for audio-visual presentations, publications, lectures, and exhibits. H andles requests from faculty, residents, fellows for preparation of materials for educational, research and clinical presentations or uses.
Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and reagents. Ensures there are adequate supplies and reagents on hand for patient care; works with supervisor to place orders on a timely basis. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery.
Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and sterile environment. Ensures adherence to NYU Langone Healths infection control precautions. Adheres to HIPAA and Privacy & Security policies.
May train and educate others in the Department of Ophthalmology in ophthalmic photography techniques and protocols.
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Five (5) or more years of experience as an Ophthalmic Technician in a retina practice preferred. Certified Opthalmic Assistant (COA) from a Joint Commission for Allied Health Personnel (JCAHPO) approved institutional course preferred or working towards obtaining certification.
1) Certified Ophthalmic Medical Assistant (COA), or equivalent higher training OR
2) COA (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant), CRA (Certified Retinal Angiographer), or equivalent higher certification.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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