Company: Associated Retinal Consultants
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: October 2, 2021
Associated Retinal Consultants, P.C.
Position: Ophthalmic Photographer / Technician
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
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
Ability to measure and record both distance and near visual acuity
and pinhole acuity; performs preliminary refraction using objective
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
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
Responsible for the proper handling of all equipment related to job
and assists with equipment maintenance and repairs when
Highly encouraged to obtain certification as Certified Retinal
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
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.
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.
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
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
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
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