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Ophthalmic Photographer

Company: Associated Retinal Consultants
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Job Description:

Associated Retinal Consultants, P.C.

Position: Ophthalmic Photographer / Technician

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Ophthalmic Photographer / Technicians use ophthalmic techniques to perform examination and work up of patients in a clinic setting and also directly provides Physician(s) with a physical, tangible product; a photograph of the highest quality possible which best documents and illustrates the patient's pathology/anomaly.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Color stereo Retinal Fundus photography and Serial Stereo Retinal Intravenous Fluorescein Angiography skills, including IV start up and dye administration.
External ocular photography and performs OCT on patients with speed and accuracy; may assist Physician(s) with treatments when needed.
Skilled in ophthalmic terminology, ability to type words accurately with speed and knowledge of ARC Electronic Medical Records system; may be required to Scribe for Physicians if needed.
Reviews patient's past and current medical and ophthalmic history including information regarding medications, allergies and family history of eye problems.
Identifies any potential patient concerns and brings these issues to the attention of the Office Coordinator or physician as appropriate.
Ability to measure and record both distance and near visual acuity and pinhole acuity; performs preliminary refraction using objective equipment.
Ability to measure intraocular pressures by applanation tonometry, pneumatonometry and/or use of tonopen and checks pupillary response to light and pupillary defects.
Performs basic visual field testing and patient education as directed by Physician.
Ability to prepare patients for treatments and minor procedures; measures and records vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rate) as required.
Ability to instill eye drops as directed by the physician and assist in the application of dressings, shields and eye patches.
Keeps examination, treatment, laser and any other assigned rooms cleaned and stocked with supplies, medication logs and inventories up to date.
Will become certified for photography services required for study participation.
Responsible for the proper handling of all equipment related to job and assists with equipment maintenance and repairs when necessary.
Highly encouraged to obtain certification as Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA.)
Requires proficient keyboarding skills, use of electronic medical record and image management system.
Utilize electronic mail and other instant messaging systems.
May consent patient for treatment and procedures.
Provides consistent, excellent customer service.
Assists with patient transfers as necessary.
Travel to other ARC locations as assigned.
Responsibilities may be dependent on specific location and not required of all employees in that position. Revised January 2013
Performs all other duties as assigned, which may include assisting in other departments within Associated Retinal Consultants and at other locations. Duties assigned may include clerical functions such as filing, key boarding, scheduling patients, cleaning, stocking or other tasks as needed.

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or higher.
Strong attention to detail with superior Photography skills.
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others (teamwork) and provide superior customer service to patients.

RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to: Reports to Office Coordinator. All employees report to the company Administrator and Physician Partners; specific first line reporting depends on ARC region, will be determined and assigned at new hire orientation.

Directly Supervises: Not applicable

Work Schedule: Varies, but typically Monday through Friday with working hours ranging from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Potential for Saturday work hours depending on location. Work shift hours vary depending on employment status, but generally are 8 hours in length.

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Moderate physical activity (standing, bending, sitting, walking, pulling and lifting) for most of the work shift; assists with patient transfers as necessary.
Clean office environment.
Potential exposure to body fluids with direct patient contact.
Possible hazardous chemicals.

If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600

Please do not contact the office directly - only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Associated Retinal Consultants, Royal Oak , Ophthalmic Photographer, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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