Photographer - Dermatology/Plastics

Cleveland Clinic Beachwood , OH 44122

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Takes clinical, hospital, operating room and research pictures for Department Staff, residents and staff personnel. Categorizes and maintains visual files. Organizes photographic presentations and artwork for exhibits.


  • Photographically records legal still pictures for surgical procedures, research study reviews, interesting cases, exhibit photos and lecture series photos.

  • Cleans, dissect, sets-up and photographs all specimens during surgery.

  • Reproduces and processes 35 MM and digital slides, film for x-rays, CT scans and ultrasound print-outs. Categorizes and files prints, slides and special programs.

  • Mounts, labels and files slides.

  • Maintains special filing system for research studies.

  • Prepares and maintains a reference card file and a patient authorization card file for all photographed subjects.

  • Duplicates visuals when needed.

  • Organizes photographic presentations and artwork for exhibits.

  • Prepares prints and graphs to be presented for physician's review.

  • Mounts prints, graphs and typewritten captions to exhibit board and prepares board for shipment.

  • Prepares video recorder and creates visual case histories and follow-ups of selected patients for presentations.

  • Tests, selects and recommends purchase of audiovisual supplies and equipment for department's needs.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Knowledge of photographic techniques and processes to produce high quality photographs.

  • Graduated with photography or related degree preferred.


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Frequent exercise of independent judgment and initiative required.

  • Flexibility to examine alternate problem solving solutions specific to unique situation.

  • Flexibility with schedule preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum three years related still, color and black and white photography experience. Portfolio required.

  • Associate's Degree in Photography/Audiovisual may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Medical photography experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Motor coordination and manual dexterity sufficient for adjusting, focusing and working with fine types of equipment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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