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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Ophthalmic Photographer, based in Manhattan. The incumbent will work rotating shifts during Mon-Fri, between the hours of 8:00am to 6:30pm, for a total work week of 35 hours.
In this role, the successful candidate performs ophthalmic photography and diagnostic services.
May train and educate others in the Department of Ophthalmology in ophthalmic photography techniques and protocols.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and sterile environment. Ensures adherence to NYU Langone Healths infection control precautions. Adheres to HIPAA and Privacy & Security policies.
Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times.
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.
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.
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.
Assists with image-archiving and storage; manages duplicates and escalates any problems or concerns with image capture.
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.
Monitors patients conditions and reactions during the imaging process for Fluorescein Angiography (FA), documents in EMR. Notifies physician as needed
Photographs medical phenomena of eye to document diseases, surgeries, treatments and congenital problems to aid ophthalmologists in diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders.
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.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a 1) High School Diploma required. 2) Must have 2 or more years of related experience, of which at least one year must be as an Ophthalmic Photographer with experience in retina. Must has demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in diagnostic testing, including but not limited to: ultrasound, OCT, Goldmann and Humphrey visual fields, A and B-scan, Corneal Topography, Corneal Pachymetry, and Heidelberg Retinal Topography.
Preferred Qualifications: 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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