Ophthalmic Photographer

  • Associates in Ophthalmology
  • West Mifflin, PA, USA
  • May 02, 2021
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

Associates in Ophthalmology (AIO) is a well-established multi-specialty independent physician owned practice committed to excellence, since its establishment in 1899. Headquartered in West Mifflin, AIO adds to the patient experience by seeing patients at all of our 11 locations across the region.

Everyone at AIO and ASC excels at providing and expanding quality eye care in a comfortable, caring and cost-effective environment. We will treat our patients as we would our families. We will strive to reach our maximum potential individually and collectively.

AIO and ASC are committed to ensuring the best possible patient and staff experience.

Job Summary

And Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Practice Manager, the Ophthalmic Photographer will be responsible for using highly specialized imaging equipment to take detailed pictures of the eye and its inner structures. These images allow doctors to diagnose, monitor and treat disorders or diseases of the eye. These tasks include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Perform intravenous fluorescein of dye administration, as ordered by the provider
  • Ability to utilize and maintain camera related equipment and inventory of supplies
  • Reviews patient's medical history and allergies prior to procedure
  • Explains imaging procedures to patient and provides instructions during imaging
  • Captures patient imaging by using specialized equipment. All phases of fluorescein angiography, fundus photography, and optical coherence tomography (OCT) as per the ordering physician
  • Knowledge of basic retinal disease process and understanding of how to photograph each differently
  • Monitors patients' conditions and reactions during the imaging process. In the event of an adverse reaction, notifies the physician and staff and provides for patient safety/comfort
  • Repairs equipment within capability, or obtains timely maintenance and repair services as required, including issues with image import into Harmony
  • Understanding of basic anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • Ensures proper cleaning and calibration of photography
  • Documents completely in the EHR testing orders and performance of testing
  • Ensure proper cleaning and calibration of photography
  • Review MD orders in NextGen prior to preforming photography
  • Willing and able to travel to other AIO clinics
  • All other duties assigned by management

and Qualifications:
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Experience and familiarity with EMR
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to maintain patient information confidentiality
  • Must be proficient with Windows-based applications
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Perks and Benefits:
  • $500 Bonus upon successful completion of training
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurances
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401k with employer match
  • PTO and Holiday Pay
AIO is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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