Ophthalmic Photographer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Jul 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Ophthalmic Photographer

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Department of Ophthalmology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-13-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Ophthalmology, at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, is seeking qualified applicants for the role of Ophthalmic Research Photographer/Technician. The successful applicant will hold technician certification from JCAHPO, with at least three years of experience as a technician. Strong refractive skills are required. Photography certification is not required, but is preferred. OPS certification for CRA and OCT-C will be required within one year of hire, and must be current at all times thereafter.

The Ophthalmic Research Photographer/Technician will be primarily engaged in supporting the mission of research within the Department of Ophthalmology. Photography duties will include becoming certified for all clinical trials according to protocol, performing diagnostic imaging on both human and animal subjects, along with providing support including data entry and tracking, equipment troubleshooting and maintenance. Technician Duties will include becoming certified for all clinical trials according to protocol, providing technical support to research subjects, to include ophthalmic work-ups, visual fields, and other testing as needed. Other clinical or research-related duties may be assigned by management as needed.

This role also holds responsibility for the training of additional staff, faculty, residents, or fellows when needed. Training may include diagnostic testing, imaging, and examination work-ups, as well as providing instruction and support to staff undergoing study certifications.

The Department is seeking candidates who consistently demonstrate extraordinary professionalism with patients, staff, residents, and faculty. Highly efficient work skills will be expected to manage high patient volume and to provide appropriate throughput during study visits, while meeting all protocol standards.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions and an attention to detail in preparing and maintaining reports. They should have a proven ability to follow oral and written instructions, work independently, and multi-task through managing several competing activities simultaneously.

This position is for 32 hours per week (80%), and is benefits eligible.

This position is restricted and is contingent upon the continuation of funding.

The position will remain open to applications until filled.

To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=85035 and search on Posting Number 0623652. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled. For information related to this posting, please contact Jennifer Hinebaugh, at 434-924-1941 or jah3ef@Virginia.EDU.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong refractive skills are required.
2. Ability to perform diagnostic imaging on both human and animal subjects.
3. Ability to provide support including data entry and tracking, equipment troubleshooting and maintenance.
4. Ability to provide providing technical support to research subjects, to include ophthalmic work-ups, visual fields, and other testing as needed.
5. Ability to train additional staff, faculty, residents, or fellows when needed.
6. Ability to demonstrate extraordinary professionalism with patients, staff, residents, and faculty.
7. Ability to employ highly efficient work skills and meet all protocol standards.
8. Excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions and an attention to detail in preparing and maintaining reports. They should have a proven ability to follow oral and written instructions, work independently, and multi-task through managing several competing activities simultaneously.

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