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Ophthalmic Photographer

Ophthalmic Photographer


Working Title: OCT Technician

Range: CE

Level: 2

Salary: $17.76 - $24.43

Status: Full Time

School: School of Medicine

Location: School of Medicine Campus


Location City: Baltimore


Location State: MD


Resume Required for Application: Yes


Area of Interest: Clinical / Medical




General Description


Full-time position in Neurology; 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday

Provide clinical and research related diagnostic medical images that are used by neurologists in managing patients with neurologic and ocular conditions.

Properly assist physically or visually disabled patients. Assist on research projects that require image documentation. Screen patient charts for study eligibility using exclusion criteria. Obtain informed consent from potential research participants and/or confirm informed consent obtained. Measure visual acuity at distance and near utilizing test appropriate for age and education and record accurately. Measure contrast sensitivity. Perform routine maintenance on all ophthalmic equipment. Understand and practice the fundamentals of microbial control. Disinfect and maintain examination room and equipment. Perform data entry and analysis.

Perform other duties as required.


High School Diploma or GED. Solid knowledge of ocular anatomy. (This would typically be obtained by working with an ophthalmologist in a clinical setting.) Certified in CPR. Quickly learn Retinal Function Imager (RFI) acquisition and become fluent in post-acquisition processing protocols.

Ability to work closely with patients in a clinical setting. Ability to work independently in outpatient clinic setting. Able to communicate effectively with patients, clinic staff, physicians, and study team members on a daily basis. Highly motivated to improve the care of patients and is committed to making an impact by recognizing and fulfilling a valuable role in patient care and research.

Computer skills and facility with common software such as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Able to manage digital images and files, i.e. burning CDs, electronic transfer, etc. Become familiar with protocols and obtain imaging study certifications for national clinical research trials.


Preferred Qualifications

Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) acquisition expertise.

School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus

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