OPHTHALMIC PHOTOGRAPHER - Private Diagnostic Clinics-Eye Center - Main

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Auto req ID
112537BR
Duke Entity
PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS
Job Code
4581 OPHTHALMIC PHOTOGRAPHER
Job Description
Eye Center - Main

General Description
Perform a variety of highly skilled duties associated with the operation of specialized equipment to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of diseases of the eye. Perform multiple ophthalmic imaging procedures including; digital and film fluorescein/ICG angiography (including performing IV injections and related patient care), color fundus photography, optical coherence tomography, retinal thickness analysis, anterior segment slit-lamp biomicroscopy, goniography, external and O.R. photography, public relations and teaching-based general photography and media support.

Job Duties
Using the above mentioned techniques and others not listed, the ophthalmic photographer will perform a variety of imaging tests in order to aid the physicians in documenting, tracking, and treating all forms of eye disease. The majority of duties involve intimate patient care, the rest of the work involves the processing of images via computer- based manipulation/handling as well as producing the bulk of teaching- related media in support of the faculty, residents and fellows.
Intimate patient care includes the imaging tests using the cameras and machines appropriate and also includes the assessment and monitoring of patients well-being before, during, and immediately after IV injections related to fluorescein and ICG angiography. Photographers are trained in all aspects of venipuncture and associated side effects and risks, and also trained to monitor vital signs and how to recognize and address rare but not uncommon complications. Assists with computer/networking back-up and maintenance/troubleshooting. Supply ordering, inventory, equipment maintenance. Expected to perform at higher than average quality levels, as judged by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Certified phlebotomy technician
Certified by multiple Universities for clinical trial imaging
Skilled , experienced in performing contact confocal microscopy

Education Requirements/Preferences
Work requires considerable knowledge of standard photographic techniques, materials, processes, and equipment generally obtained through two years of postsecondary training in photography or medical/biomedical photography/communications and certification as a retinal photographer/angiographer through fundus photograph and OCT reading centers. (Acceptable reading centers include University of Wisconsin, Duke University OCT Reading Center, Digital Angiography Reading Center, New York and Digital OCT Reading Center at the Cleveland Clinic.)
Requires clinical trial certification. Certification as a certified phlebotomy technician is a plus. Must obtain Certified phlebotomy technician certification within 6 months of hire. Must obtain all current clinical trial certifications within 6 months of hire.

Experience Requirements/Preferences
Work three years experience of photography experience to become proficient in performing a variety of complex medical or ophthalmic photography activities involving specialized photographic procedures such as stereo fundus photography, slit lamp and goniophotography, fluorescein and ICG angiography, optical coherence tomography, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Licensure/Certification Requirements
Requires multiple clinical trial imaging certifications. Certification as a certified phlebotomy technician is a plus. CPR certification required. Must obtain Certified phlebotomytechnician certification within 6 months of hire. Must obtain all current clinical trial certifications within one year of hire.

Working Conditions
Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs.
Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
Must travel between locations on needed basis.
Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
Must be able to carry 50 lbs.
Mustbe able to reach for objects by extending arms.
 
Location
Durham
Requisition Number
401585762
Position Title
OPHTHALMIC PHOTOGRAPHER - Private Diagnostic Clinics-Eye Center - Main
Shift
First/Day
Job Family Level
D3
Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary
Regular
Department Name
Eye Center - Main
Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires considerable knowledge of standard photographic techniques, materials, processes, and equipment generally obtained through two years of postsecondary training in photography or medical/biomedical photography/communications and certification as a retinal photographer/angiographer through fundus photograph and OCT reading centers. (Acceptable reading centers include University of Wisconsin, Duke University OCT Reading Center, Digital Angiography Reading Center, New York and Digital OCT Reading Center at the Cleveland Clinic.) Requires clinical trial certification. Certification as a certified phlebotomy technician is a plus. Must obtain Certified phlebotomy technician certification within 6 months of hire. Must obtain all current clinical trial certifications within 6 months of hire.

Experience

Work three years experience of photography experience to become proficient in performing a variety of complex medical or ophthalmic photography activities involving specialized photographic procedures such as stereo fundus photography, slit lamp and goniophotography, fluorescein and ICG angiography, optical coherence tomography, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/11/2019
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