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Job Req ID:  19215

CO Ophthalmic Photographer

An ophthalmic photographer provides clinical and research related diagnostic medical images that are used by ophthalmic personnel in managing patients with various ocular conditions. Multiple camera/imaging systems are employed in order to capture the required data.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Color retinal fundus photography.
  • Retinal fluorescein angiography.
  • ICG angiography.
  • Slit lamp photography.
  • Intravenous injection of sodium fluorescein and Indocyanine Green dyes.
  • External clinic and operating room photography.
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT).
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCT-A).
  • Front desk coverage, patient service responsibilities.
  • Specular microscopy.
  • Manage digital images and files, i.e. burning CD’s, electronic transfer, etc.
  • Participate in research related investigative studies requiring protocol specific imaging.
  • Acquire and maintain photographic certifications from various ophthalmic reading centers participating in clinical research.


Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in patient photography, including color retinal fundus photography and retinal fluorescein angiography.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires solid knowledge of ocular anatomy.
  • The ability to work closely with patients in a clinical setting.
  • Knowledge of basic and general photography.
  • The ability to work independently at Wilmer satellite locations.
  • Computer skills.


Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

  • Certified in CPR.


Classified Title: CO Opthalmic Photographer 
Working Title: CO Ophthalmic Photographer  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CE 
Starting Salary Range: $18.67- $25.68
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm-40 hours 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003003-SOM Oph Retina Service 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


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