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The Ophthalmic Photographer is responsible for performing a variety of highly skilled duties associated with the operation of specialized equipment to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of diseases of the eye.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Performs a variety of highly skilled duties associated with the operation of specialized equipment to assist physicians in the examination and treatment of diseases of the eye, including film and digital flourescein and ICG angiography, color fundus photography, optical coherence tomography, retinal thickness analysis, slit lamp and goniophotography.
Performs patient screening and visual acuity, Humprhey Visual Field testing and keratometry, axial eye length measurement and IOL calculations.
Reports general interpretations noting various diseases or conditions observed from the photographs, and consults with physicians concerning various aspects of interpretation.
Keeps abreast of new developments and techniques in ophthalmic imaging.
Maintain adequate levels of supplies for imaging department
Reviews, identify, label and file completed photography, negatives and slides. Identify read and interpret stereoscopic slides, according to department policies.
Performs technical examinations as directed by physicians.
Sets up and maintain cameras and associated ophthalmic equipment and instruments in proper working order.
Develops exposed film, and mounts labels slides for inclusion on patient's medical chart.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of standard photographic techniques, materials processes and equipment.
Knowledge of ophthalmic photography and process.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Performs in tactful and professional manner.
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
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