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Ophthalmic Photographer

Weill Cornell Medical College


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
11/09/2017
2017-11-092017-12-10
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary







Under supervision, performs ophthalmic photographic and diagnostic services







Job Responsibilities







+ Performs clinical ophthalmic photography, including but not limited to stereo fluorescein angiography, stereo color and infra\-red fundus photography, external head and eye photography and ultrasonography\. Modifies equipment for each test\.



+ Responsible for obtaining pre\-procedural consent forms and other related documentation\. Educates patients regarding administration of medications, as well as pre\- or post\-operative procedural instructions as directed by the provider\.



+ Assists with image storage related concerns, manages duplicates and escalates any concerns with image capture\.



+ Recognizes problems/malfunctions of photographic, diagnostic and related equipment\. May assist in making minor adjustments in accordance with established procedures\. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment in accordance with established procedures\.



+ Responsible for preparation of materials as requested for audio\-visual presentations, publications, lectures and exhibitions\.



+ Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents\. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately\. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery\. May assist with cost control\.



+ Attends workshops, seminars and/or conferences to keep abreast of standards and best practices within the field\. Disseminates information to colleagues and/or staff as appropriate\.



+ Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times\.



+ Responsible for maintaining a sterile environment\. Ensures standard infection control precautions are observed\.







Education







+ High School Diploma







Experience







Approximately 2 plus years of related experience, at least one of which is 1 year of ophthalmic photography experience







Knowledge, Skills and Abilities







+ Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in diagnostic testing, including but not limited to: Ultrasound, OCT, Goldmann and Humphrey visual fields, A and B\-scan, Corneal Topography, Corneal Pachymetry, and Heidelberg Retinal Tomography\.







Licenses and Certifications







+ Certified Ophthalmic Medical Assistant \(COA\), or equivalent higher training



+ COA \(Certified Ophthalmic Assistant\), CRA \(Certified Retinal Angiographer\), or equivalent higher certification







Working Conditions/Physical Demands







Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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