The Ophthalmic Photographer reports to the Director of Operations, and is responsible for performing photographic angiograms and tomograms in order to diagnose retinal diseases. The photographer has an in-depth understanding of protocol requirements associated with each retinal condition, advanced knowledge of imaging hardware/software, and facility in dealing with technical support to correct imaging hardware/software problems. The individual is proficient in the following photography tests: Fluorescein Angiography (FA), Indocyanine Green Angiography (ICG), Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).
PRISM Vision Group is a private-equity backed, independent, integrated eye care organization, currently affiliated with Associated Retina Consultants LLC (d/b/a “NJ Retina”), with its corporate headquarters in Union, New Jersey. The company has over 350 eye care professionals and business support roles across a growing network of over 26 eye care clinic locations, spanning New Jersey, Pennsylvania, with plans to affiliate with other eye care practices in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and nationwide.
Role and Responsibilities:
Greets patients in a cordial, friendly and prompt manner; accompanies patients to photo room
Verifies patient information and makes necessary documentation to patient charts
Obtains all appropriate consent forms
Captures patient imagine by using specialized equipment
Monitors patients' conditions and reactions during the imaging process
Manages duplicates, proper image-archiving and storage; escalates any problems or concerns to management
Contributes to maintaining a clean and sterile environment
Performs ad-hoc tasks in support of the clinical department as needed
Performs imaging in support of the Clinical Research Department as needed
Maintains compliance with all practice procedures and protocols
Education: High school graduate or GED required.
Experience: 2-5 years of experience working in a medical environment. Clinical experience within Ophthalmology preferred but not required.
Accredited training program preferred but not required
Knowledge of applicable computer applications/medical terminology
Superior level of customer service and friendly demeanor
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with patients, physicians, clinicians and administrators
PRISM Vision Group is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are selected solely on the basis of legally permissible job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.